Generic name: galcanezumab 120mg in 1mL
Dosage form: injection, solution
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 5, 2019.
Recommended Dosing for Migraine
The recommended dosage of EMGALITY is 240 mg (two consecutive subcutaneous injections of 120 mg each) once as a loading dose, followed by monthly doses of 120 mg injected subcutaneously.
If a dose of EMGALITY is missed, administer as soon as possible. Thereafter, EMGALITY can be scheduled monthly from the date of the last dose.
2.2 Recommended Dosing for Episodic Cluster Headache
The recommended dosage of EMGALITY is 300 mg (three consecutive subcutaneous injections of 100 mg each) at the onset of the cluster period, and then monthly until the end of the cluster period.
If a dose of EMGALITY is missed during a cluster period, administer as soon as possible. Thereafter, EMGALITY can be scheduled monthly from the date of the last dose until the end of the cluster period.
Important Administration Instructions
EMGALITY is for subcutaneous use only.
EMGALITY is intended for patient self-administration. Prior to use, provide proper training to patients and/or caregivers on how to prepare and administer EMGALITY using the single-dose prefilled pen or single-dose prefilled syringe, including aseptic technique [see How Supplied/Storage and Handling (16.2) and Instructions for Use]:
- Protect EMGALITY from direct sunlight.
- Prior to subcutaneous administration, allow EMGALITY to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. Do not warm by using a heat source such as hot water or a microwave.
- Do not shake the product.
- Inspect EMGALITY visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration, whenever solution and container permit [see Dosage Forms and Strengths (3) and How Supplied/Storage and Handling (16.1)]. Do not use EMGALITY if it is cloudy or there are visible particles.
- Administer EMGALITY in the abdomen, thigh, back of the upper arm, or buttocks subcutaneously. Do not inject into areas where the skin is tender, bruised, red, or hard.
- Both the prefilled pen and prefilled syringe are single-dose and deliver the entire contents.
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