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SUSVIMO Helps You Manage Wet AMD With Fewer Treatments

  • SUSVIMO is an implant that is placed in your eye during a one-time outpatient procedure
  • It slowly releases medicine into your eye, providing continuous treatment for 6 months
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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

SUSVIMO provides the same results as monthly injections with as few as 2 treatments a year

  • The safety and effectiveness of SUSVIMO was studied against monthly ranibizumab injections in a clinical trial that included 248 patients on SUSVIMO and 167 patients on monthly injections
  • In the clinical trial, patients on SUSVIMO were able to maintain their vision as well as patients on monthly ranibizumab injections at weeks 36 and 40
    • Maintained vision means that patients on SUSVIMO did not lose vision when measured by the best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) score i

SUSVIMO provides the same results as monthly injections with just 2 refills a year

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Actual size of SUSVIMO™ (ranibizumab injection) device
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The SUSVIMO implant is not visible to others, as the eyelid lies naturally over it.

The SUSVIMO implant is not visible to others, as the eyelid lies naturally over it.

The SUSVIMO implant needed to be refilled at least once every 6 months compared to monthly injections*

Callout: Less than 2% of SUSVIMO patients required an additional injection within 6 months

Injection schedule of SUSVIMO vs monthly ranibizumab over 1 year

Injection schedule chart

*In certain cases, you may be given an additional injection in the SUSVIMO-treated eye if your healthcare provider decides it is necessary.

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  • 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 (ranibizumab injection) 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:

  • An eye infection (endophthalmitis). Endophthalmitis is an infection of the eyeball that can cause permanent damage to your eye, including blindness. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have increasing eye pain, vision loss, sensitivity to light, or redness in the white of the eye. Endophthalmitis requires urgent (same-day) medical or surgical treatment
  • A missing layer on top of the white part of the eye (conjunctival erosion). Conjunctival erosion is an area that becomes missing (defect) in the layer (conjunctiva) that covers the white part of the eye, which may result in exposure of the implant. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have a sudden feeling that something is in your eye, eye discharge, or watering of the eye. Conjunctival erosion may require surgical treatment
  • An opening of the layer that covers the white part of the eye (conjunctival retraction). Conjunctival retraction is an opening or gaping in the layer (conjunctiva) that covers the white part of the eye, which may cause the implant to be exposed. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have a sudden feeling that something is in your eye, eye discharge, or watering of the eye. Conjunctival retraction may require surgical treatment

Do not receive SUSVIMO if you:

  • Have an infection in or around your eye
  • Have active swelling around your eye that may include pain and redness
  • Are allergic to ranibizumab or any of the ingredients in SUSVIMO

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: 

  • Are currently taking or have recently taken medicines that lower the chance of blood clots forming in the body, such as warfarin, low or regular doses of aspirin, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if SUSVIMO will harm your unborn baby. You should use birth control during your treatment with SUSVIMO and for 12 months after your last dose of SUSVIMO 
  • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if SUSVIMO passes into your breast milk. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby if you receive SUSVIMO

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over‑the‑counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

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: 

  • Tear and separation of layers of the retina (rhegmatogenous retinal detachment). Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment is a tear and separation of one of the layers of the retina in the back of the eye that senses light. Call your healthcare provider or go to the emergency room right away if you see flashing lights, see a curtain or veil covering part of your vision, or have a change in, or a loss of vision. Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment requires surgical treatment
  • Implant movement (implant dislocation): Tell your healthcare provider right away if you notice that the implant has moved out of place. This movement may require surgical treatment to correct
  • Bleeding (vitreous hemorrhage): Vitreous hemorrhage is bleeding within the gel-like substance (vitreous) inside of your eye. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have an increase in moving spots or what looks like spider webs in your vision, as you may need an additional eye surgery
  • Bump on top of the white layer of the eye (conjunctival bleb): Conjunctival bleb is a small bulge in the layer (conjunctiva) that covers the white part of the eye where the implant is inserted. This may be due to leakage of fluid from the inside of the eye. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have a sudden feeling that something is in your eye (foreign body sensation), see a bulge over the white part of your eye, have eye discharge, or have watering in the eye. You may need medical or surgical treatment
  • Temporary decrease in vision after the SUSVIMO procedure

The most common side effects of SUSVIMO include: 

  • Blood on the white of the eye
  • Eye pain
  • Redness in the white of the eye
  • Sensitivity to light

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.