Lucentis

(Ranibizumab)

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Quick facts about Lucentis
  • Drug class: Ophthalmic
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Used for

  • Diabetic macular edema Exudative age-related macular degeneration Macular retinal edema - Thrombosis of retinal vein
  • Choroidal retinal neovascularization
  • Secondary to pathologic myopia

Dosage forms

  • Injection
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Quick facts about Lucentis
  • Drug class: Ophthalmic
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available
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Side effect rates for Lucentis (Ranibizumab)

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Pharmacist Q&A

Lucentis (Ranibizumab) questions for

Frequently Asked Questions

This medication treats swelling in the eye in people with diabetes (diabetic macular edema).

Who is this drug for?

This medication treats swelling in the eye in people with diabetes (diabetic macular edema).

Common concerns from people taking Lucentis (Ranibizumab)

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Pregnancy

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Tip: Always talk with your doctor before you take any medication while pregnant.
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