How is EYLEA dosed?

How is EYLEA dosed?

How is EYLEA dosed?

EYLEA must only be administered by a qualified physician. The recommended dose for EYLEA is 2 mg (0.05 mL or 50 microliters) administered by intravitreal injection every 4 weeks (monthly) for the first 12 weeks (3 months), followed by 2 mg (0.05 mL) via intravitreal injection once every 8 weeks (2 months).

How much does EYLEA cost?

The cost for Eylea intravitreal solution (40 mg/mL) is around $1,941 for a supply of 0.05 milliliters, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Prices are for cash paying customers only and are not valid with insurance plans.

What does the drug EYLEA do for the eye?

It works by slowing the growth of abnormal new blood vessels in the eye and decreasing leakage from these blood vessels. Aflibercept is used to treat certain serious eye conditions (such as wet age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy/macular edema, macular edema following retinal vein occlusion).

Is EYLEA better than Avastin?

Monthly eye injections of Avastin (bevacizumab) are as effective as the more expensive drug Eylea (aflibercept) for the treatment of central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO), according to a clinical trial funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health.

How often should EYLEA be administered?

EYLEA is the only FDA-approved treatment for Wet AMD with a recommended dose of 2 mg administered by injection in the eye every 4 weeks (approximately every 28 days, monthly) for the first 3 months, followed by injection once every 8 weeks (2 months).

Is Beovu better than Eylea?

Compared to patients receiving Eylea, those receiving Beovu had thinner central retinas, which usually indicates better effectiveness in “drying up” the wet AMD retinas. Consistent with this, fewer patients in the Beovu group had retinal fluid detectable by optical coherence tomography imaging.

How long does Eylea last?

The recommended treatment doses for wet AMD is one treatment every month for 3 months, then once every 2 months after that – as long as the vision is stable. It is however not uncommon to need a treatment every 4-6 weeks instead.

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Can EYLEA improve vision?

Treatment with EYLEA, however, has been shown to help maintain or improve vision in many people with DME. In two clinical studies, 862 people with DME received injections of EYLEA (2 mg) either once every 8 weeks after 5 initial monthly doses or once every 4 weeks or laser treatment.