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Brand name: Repatha Sureclick TM

Active ingredients: evolocumab

What it is used for

Repatha is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise in:,Prevention of Cardiovascular Events,REPATHA is indicated to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events (myocardial infarction, stroke and coronary revascularisation) in adults with established cardiovascular disease in combination with an optimally dosed statin and/or other lipid-lowering therapies (see CLINICAL TRIALS).,Primary hypercholesterolaemia,REPATHA is indicated in adults with primary hypercholesterolaemia (including heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia and non-familial hypercholesterolaemia) to reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C): - in combination with a statin or statin with other lipid lowering therapies, or - alone or in combination with other lipid-lowering therapies in patients who are statin-intolerant.,Homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia,Repatha is indicated in adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over with homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia in combination with other lipid lowering therapies.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Subcutaneous
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Clear to opalescent, colourless to yellowish solution

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient evolocumab

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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