Drug Information

Adbry

What is ADBRY?

(ADBRY) This medication is used to treat a skin condition called eczema (atopic dermatitis). Tralokinumab belongs to a class of drugs known as monoclonal antibodies. It works by blocking a certain natural protein in your body (interleukin-13) that may cause inflammation and swelling in eczema.

How should I use ADBRY?

Read the Patient Information Leaflet and Instructions for Use if available from your pharmacist before you start using tralokinumab and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. This medication is given by injection under your skin as directed by your doctor, usually once every 2 or 4 weeks. The injection is given in the upper arms, thighs, or abdomen (except for a 2-inch area around your belly button). The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. If you are using this medication at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional and the product package. Before use, take this medication out of the refrigerator. If you are using the prefilled syringe, let it warm up to room temperature for 30 minutes. If you are using the prefilled pen, let it warm up to room temperature for at least 45 minutes. Do not warm up this medication any other way such as by heating in the microwave, placing in hot water, or leaving it in direct sunlight. Do not shake the medication. Before using, check this product visually for cloudiness, particles, or discoloration. If you see any of these things, do not use the liquid. Before injecting each dose, clean the injection site with rubbing alcohol. Change the injection site each time to lessen injury under the skin. Do not inject through clothes. Do not inject into skin that is tender, damaged, bruised, or scarred. To lessen bruising, do not rub the injection site after a shot. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely. Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. It may help to mark your calendar with a reminder. Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take ADBRY?

Before using tralokinumab, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: a certain type of infection (helminth). Tell your health care professional that you are using tralokinumab before having any immunizations/vaccinations. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

What may interact with ADBRY?

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

What if I miss a dose of ADBRY?

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Use your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

What side effects may I notice from receiving ADBRY?

Redness, swelling, or pain at the injection site may occur. Swelling/redness/itching of the eyes or eyelids may also occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember that this medication has been prescribed because your doctor has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: signs of infection (such as sore throat that doesn't go away, fever, cough), other eye problems (such as eye pain, changes in vision). A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. In the US - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Where should I keep ADBRY?

Store in the refrigerator. Do not freeze. Keep the product in the original carton to protect from light. This medication may also be stored at room temperature for up to 14 days. If stored at room temperature, use or discard after 14 days. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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