Beovu Approval History
Reviewed by J.Stewart BPharm Last updated on Oct 9, 2019.
FDA Approved: Yes (First approved October 7, 2019)
Brand name: Beovu
Generic name: brolucizumab-dbll
Dosage form: Injection
Company: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Treatment for: Macular Degeneration
Beovu (brolucizumab-dbll) is a human vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitor indicated for the treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
- By inhibiting VEGF, Beovu works to suppress the growth of abnormal blood vessels under the macula and reduce the potential for vision loss caused by fluid leakage into the retina.
- Beovu is administered by intravitreal injection into the vitreous cavity of the eye every month for the first three doses, then every 8-12 weeks.
- Common side effects include: vision blurred, cataract, conjunctival hemorrhage, vitreous floaters, and eye pain.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Beovu
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