Possible side effects include redness, pain, or bruising at the injection site. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if any of these effects seem to be worsening. Get medical help right away if you experience any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, such as a rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness or trouble breathing.
Hypercholesterolaemia and mixed dyslipidaemiaRepatha is indicated in adults with primary hypercholesterolaemia (heterozygous familial and non familial) or mixed dyslipidaemia, as an adjunct to diet:? in combination with a statin or statin with other lipid lowering therapies in patients unable to reach LDL-C goals with the maximum tolerated dose of a statin or,? alone or in combination with other lipid-lowering therapies in patients who are statin-intolerant, or for whom a statin is contraindicated.Homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemiaRepatha is indicated in adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over with homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia in combination with other lipid-lowering therapies.Established atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseaseRepatha is indicated in adults with established atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (myocardial infraction, stroke or peripheral arterial disease) to reduce cardiovascular risk by lowering LDL-C levels, as an adjunct to correction of other risk factors:? in combination with the maximum tolerated dose of a statin with or without other lipid lowering therapies or,? alone or in combination with other lipid-lowering therapies in patients who are statin-intolerant, or for whom a statin is contraindicated.
Read the Information Leaflet from your pharmacist before you start using this medication and each time you get a refill. To help get the most benefit from this medication, use it regularly.