FAQs about VABYSMO
FAQs about VABYSMO
Please note, any and all questions regarding VABYSMO should be discussed with your Retina Specialist. These questions may help you get started with the conversation.
VABYSMO is a prescription medicine administered by injection into the eye by your Retina Specialist.
It is approved for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) and diabetic macular edema (DME).
VABYSMO may cause serious side effects, including:
The most common side effect with VABYSMO was blood on the white of the eye (conjunctival hemorrhage). This is not the only possible side effect of VABYSMO.
Contact your Retina Specialist right away if you think you might be experiencing any side effects after an injection.
For people with wet AMD, VABYSMO is given every month for the first 4 months. Afterwards, you may go 1-4 months between injections. Your Retina Specialist will decide what the right schedule is for you.
Everyone is different, but studies show that VABYSMO may improve your vision after just 1 treatment.
Wet AMD and DME are chronic conditions that require long-term care. Your Retina Specialist can tell you more about what to expect from treatment with VABYSMO.
Contact your Retina Specialist right away if you think you might be experiencing any side effects.
You may report side effects to the FDA at (800) FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch. You may also report side effects to Genentech at (888) 835-2555.
For additional Safety Information, please talk to your Retina Specialist and see the VABYSMO full Prescribing Information.
If you are already on a vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) treatment, ask your Retina Specialist if switching to VABYSMO is right for you.
There may be options to help you afford your VABYSMO, no matter what type of health insurance you have.
There are a number of things you can do that can make a big difference in the life of a loved one with vision loss associated with wet AMD or DME.
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