Tralokinumab-Ldrm

Pronounced

"TRAL-o-KIN-ue-mab"

Common brand names:

Adtralza

Uses

This medication is used to treat a skin condition called eczema (atopic dermatitis). Tralokinumab belongs to a class of drugs known as monoclonal antibodies. It works by blocking a certain natural protein in your body (interleukin-13) that may cause inflammation and swelling in eczema.

How to Use This Medication

Read the Patient Information Leaflet and Instructions for Use if available from your pharmacist before you start using tralokinumab and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

This medication is given by injection under your skin as directed by your doctor, usually once every 2 or 4 weeks. The injection is given in the upper arms, thighs, or abdomen (except for a 2-inch area around your belly button). The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

If you are using this medication at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional and the product package. Wash your hands before using this medication. Before use, remove the medication from the refrigerator and let it warm up to room temperature for at least 30 minutes. Do not warm up this medication any other way such as by heating in the microwave, placing in hot water, or leaving it in direct sunlight. Do not shake the medication. The medication should be clear or slightly yellow. Before using, check this product visually for cloudiness, particles, or discoloration. If you see any of these things, do not use the liquid. Before injecting each dose, clean the injection site with rubbing alcohol. Change the injection site each time to lessen injury under the skin. Do not inject through clothes. Do not inject into skin that is tender, damaged, bruised, or scarred. To lessen bruising, do not rub the injection site after a shot. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely. Do not reuse syringes.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. It may help to mark your calendar with a reminder.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.

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