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Side effect(s) of Dupilumab

Read the side effects of Dupilumab as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Common: Pain or swelling at the injection site, puffy eyelids or redness of the eye, fever

Gastrointestinal: Oral herpes

Eye: Inflammation of the eyelid, cornea and/or conjunctiva, itching of the eye dryness of the eye, blurred vision

Others: Other herpes simplex viral infections, allergic reactions, skin rashes, joint pain

Other Precautions :  The prefilled syringe should be used only once by injecting all the solution and the used syringe should be disposed off safely.
Do not shake the prefilled syringe and also care should be taken that not to be frozen.
The prefilled syringe can be kept at a cool room temperature for about 2 weeks but should not be replaced back into the refrigerator. If it kept more than 2 weeks at a cool room temperature, the injection should be discarded.

Drug Name : Dupilumab

Dupilumab generic Dupilumab is prescribed for the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (a skin disorder in which the skin is dry and itchy with red and scaly rashes) in adult patients who do not respond to topical therapies or who cannot tolerate the medicines that are normally used to treat it. Dupilumab is an interleukin 4-receptor alpha antagonist. It interferes with the signaling of the inflammatory mediators interleukin-4 and interleukin-13, thereby reducing the inflammation in the body. Dupilumab is used along with topical corticosteroids or alone as a monotherapy.
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