Kynamro

Drug List

Kynamro

Drug Name

Kynamro (Mipomersen)

Manufactured By

Genzyme Corporation

Drug Savings

NPC's mission is your health. We recognize your need for help when you are applying for discount programs for your prescription medications. We consist of friendly and experienced advocates that not only know how these free and discount programs work, but are ready to help. We are available to take your call and answer any questions you may have as you search for the right program to fit your needs. We can also explain any supporting material you may need to provide as you apply for these programs. If for any reason you are denied, we also are experienced in the best appeals process with a high success rate.

NPC's mission is your health. We recognize your need for help when you are applying for discount programs for your prescription medications. We consist of friendly and experienced advocates that not only know how these free and discount programs work, but are ready to help. We are available to take your call and answer any questions you may have as you search for the right program to fit your needs. We can also explain any supporting material you may need to provide as you apply for these programs. If for any reason you are denied, we also are experienced in the best appeals process with a high success rate.

Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

KYNAMRO® (mipomersen sodium) Injection 200 mg/ml is a prescription medicine used along with other lipid-lowering medications and diet in people with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) to reduce: Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, commonly known as “bad” cholesterol. Total cholesterol. A protein that carries LDL cholesterol in the blood (apolipoprotein B) Non–high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non–HDL-C)

How To Use

Kynamro is injected under the skin. You may be shown how to use injections at home. Do not self inject this medicine if you do not understand how to give the injection and properly dispose of used needles and syringes.

Side Effects

In drug trials the most commonly reported side effects were injection site reactions (84%), flu-like symptoms (30%), nausea (14%), headache (12%), and elevations in liver enzymes, specifically ALT (10%). Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to Kynamro: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using Kynamro and call your doctor at once if you have: flu symptoms within 2 days after an injection--fever, chills, body aches, tired feeling, joint or muscle pain;pain, swelling, redness, itching, bruising, or tenderness where an injection was given; or Common Kynamro side effects may include:nausea, headache; or flu symptoms. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Drug Interactions

Other drugs may interact with Kynamro, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.

In Case of Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

In Case of Missed Dose

Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if your next dose is less than 3 days away. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Storage