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CUVITRU is a ready-to-use liquid medicine that is given under the skin (subcutaneously) to treat primary immunodeficiency (PI) in people 2 years and older.1

With CUVITRU, dosing is given in up to 4 sites simultaneously at the discretion of the physician and patient based on tolerability and total volume. Patients can self-infuse (or receive infusions from their caregiver) CUVITRU at regular intervals from daily up to every 2 weeks (biweekly)-after receiving training from a healthcare professional.1

If you would like more information about CUVITRU, please call your doctor.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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What is the most important information I need to know about CUVITRU?

CUVITRU can cause the following serious reactions: severe allergic reactions causing difficulty in breathing or skin rashes; decreased kidney function or kidney failure; blood clots in the heart, brain, lungs, or elsewhere in the body; severe headache, drowsiness, fever, painful eye movements, or nausea and vomiting; dark colored urine, swelling, fatigue, or difficulty breathing.

What is CUVITRU?

CUVITRU is a ready-to-use liquid medicine that is given under the skin (subcutaneously) to treat primary immunodeficiency (PI) in people 2 years and older.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What is the most important information I need to know about CUVITRU?

CUVITRU can cause the following serious reactions:

  • Severe allergic reactions causing difficulty in breathing or skin rashes
  • Decreased kidney function or kidney failure
  • Blood clots in the heart, brain, lungs, or elsewhere in the body
  • Severe headache, drowsiness, fever, painful eye movements, or nausea and vomiting
  • Dark colored urine, swelling, fatigue, or difficulty breathing

Who should not use CUVITRU?

Do not use CUVITRU if you:

  • Have had a severe allergic reaction to immune globulin or other blood products.
  • Have a condition called selective (or severe) immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency.

What should I avoid while taking CUVITRU?

  • CUVITRU can make vaccines (like measles/mumps/rubella or chickenpox vaccines) not work as well for you. Before you get any vaccines, tell your healthcare provider (HCP) that you take CUVITRU.
  • Tell your HCP if you are pregnant, or plan to become pregnant, or if you are nursing.

What are the possible or reasonably likely side effects of CUVITRU?

CUVITRU can cause serious side effects. If any of the following problems occur after starting CUVITRU, stop the infusion immediately and contact your HCP or call emergency services:

  • Hives, swelling in the mouth or throat, itching, trouble breathing, wheezing, fainting or dizziness. These could be signs of a serious allergic reaction.
  • Bad headache with nausea, vomiting, stiff neck, fever, and sensitivity to light. These could be signs of irritation and swelling of the lining around your brain.
  • Reduced urination, sudden weight gain, or swelling in your legs. These could be signs of a kidney problem.
  • Pain, swelling, warmth, redness, or a lump in your legs or arms. These could be signs of a blood clot.
  • Brown or red urine, fast heart rate, yellow skin or eyes. These could be signs of a liver or blood problem.
  • Chest pain or trouble breathing, or blue lips or extremities. These could be signs of a serious heart or lung problem.
  • Fever over 100ºF. This could be sign of an infection.

The following one or more possible side effects may occur at the site of infusion. These generally go away within a few hours, and are less likely after the first few infusions.

  • Mild or moderate pain
  • Redness
  • Itching

The most common side effects that may occur are:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting

These are not all the possible side effects. Talk to your HCP about any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

For additional safety information, click for Information For Patients and discuss with your HCP.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Reference:

  1. CUVITRU [Immune Globulin Subcutaneous (Human)] 20% [Prescribing Information]. Westlake Village, CA. Baxalta US Inc.