How to Take Mipomersen Injection and Dose of Mipomersen Injection


Find out how to take Mipomersen Injection (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Mipomersen Injection


How it should be taken  

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider under the skin.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

SC- The recommended dose is 200 mg once weekly.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Contraindicated in patients with moderate or severe liver impairment, and known hypersensitivity.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This medication is a cholesterol-reducing agent (oligonucleotide inhibitor- an orphan drug), prescribed for hypercholesterolemia. 

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver problems, alcoholism, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Monitor blood cholesterol level regularly while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions  

Store it in a refrigerator (2C to 8C).
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