It’s just been night and day for me to know that I don’t have to go in every 4 weeks to get an injection.
- Carol, SUSVIMO Patient
The SUSVIMO implant is not visible to others, as the eyelid lies naturally over it.
*There was a temporary decrease in vision after the SUSVIMO procedure.
†Only 1.6% of patients received additional treatment within 6 months. In the following 6 months, only 5.4% of patients received additional treatment.
‡In certain cases, you may be given an additional injection in the SUSVIMO-treated eye if your healthcare provider decides it is necessary.
The BCVA score is the best possible vision that an eye can achieve with the use of glasses or contact lenses. The score is measured by the eye chart test.
What is SUSVIMO (ranibizumab injection)?
SUSVIMO is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with neovascular (wet) Age‑related Macular Degeneration (AMD) who have responded to at least two injections of a Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) inhibitor in the gel-like part of the eye (intravitreal). It is not known if SUSVIMO is safe and effective in children.
What is the most important information I should know about SUSVIMO?
SUSVIMO (ranibizumab injection) is delivered into the eye using the SUSVIMO implant. The SUSVIMO implant and the procedures to insert, fill, refill, and remove the eye (ocular) implant can cause serious side effects, including:
Do not receive SUSVIMO if you:
Talk to your healthcare provider before receiving SUSVIMO if you have any of these conditions.
Before receiving SUSVIMO, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
What are other possible side effects of SUSVIMO?
The SUSVIMO implant and the procedures to insert, fill, refill, and remove the eye (ocular) implant can cause other serious side effects, including:
The most common side effects of SUSVIMO include:
These are not all the possible side effects of SUSVIMO.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects to Genentech at 1-888-835-2555.
Please see Important Safety Information, including Serious Side Effects, as well as the SUSVIMO full Prescribing Information and Medication Guide.
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