Generic Name: Ibalizumab (eye ba LIZ ue mab)
Brand Name: Trogarzo
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 21, 2020.
Uses of Trogarzo:
- It is used to treat HIV infection.
- This medicine is used with other drugs. Talk with your doctor.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Trogarzo?
- If you are allergic to Trogarzo (ibalizumab); any part of Trogarzo (ibalizumab); or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.
- If you are breast-feeding. Do not breast-feed while you take Trogarzo (ibalizumab).
This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Trogarzo (ibalizumab) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Trogarzo?
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take Trogarzo (ibalizumab). This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- If you stop taking Trogarzo (ibalizumab) or any of your other drugs used to treat HIV, talk with your doctor right away.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using Trogarzo (ibalizumab) while you are pregnant.
How is this medicine (Trogarzo) best taken?
Use Trogarzo (ibalizumab) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- It is given as an infusion into a vein over a period of time.
- It is important that you do not miss or skip a dose of Trogarzo (ibalizumab) during treatment.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
- Call your doctor to find out what to do.
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
- Changes in your immune system can happen when you start taking drugs to treat HIV. If you have an infection that you did not know you had, it may show up when you take Trogarzo (ibalizumab). Tell your doctor right away if you have any new signs after you start Trogarzo (ibalizumab), even after taking it for several months. This includes signs of infection like fever, sore throat, weakness, cough, or shortness of breath.
What are some other side effects of Trogarzo?
If OVERDOSE is suspected:
How do I store and/or throw out Trogarzo?
- If you need to store Trogarzo (ibalizumab) at home, talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about how to store it.
Consumer information use
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about Trogarzo (ibalizumab), please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How well does Trogarzo work to treat multidrug-resistant (MDR) HIV-1?
- How is Trogarzo used in the treatment of HIV?
- What are the side effects with HIV treatment Trogarzo?
More about Trogarzo (ibalizumab)
- Side Effects
- During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding
- Dosage Information
- Pricing & Coupons
- En Español
- Drug class: miscellaneous antivirals
- FDA Approval History