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Bebtelovimab Solution for Injection

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Jun.26.2023

Bebtelovimab Solution for injection

What is this medication?

BEBTELOVIMAB (beb te loe vi mab) treats COVID-19. It may decrease the risk of developing severe symptoms of COVID-19. It may also decrease the chance of going to the hospital. This medication is no longer approved for use by the FDA.

This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

How should I use this medication?

This medication is injected into a vein. It is given by your care team in a hospital or clinic setting.

Talk to your care team about the use of this medication in children. While it may be given to children as young as 12 years, precautions do apply.

Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medication?

Side effects that you should report to your care team as soon as possible:

  • Allergic reactions—skin rash, itching, hives, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat
  • Infusion-related reactions—chills, fever, chest pain, trouble breathing, dizziness, fast or irregular heartbeat

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report these to your care team if they continue or are bothersome):

  • Nausea
  • Pain, redness, or irritation at injection site
  • Vomiting
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Where should I keep my medication?

This medication is given in a hospital or clinic. It will not be stored at home.

NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

What should I tell my care team before I take this medication?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • Any allergies
  • Any serious illness
  • Have received a COVID-19 vaccine
  • An unusual or allergic reaction to bebtelovimab, other medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • Pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • Breast-feeding

What may interact with this medication?

  • COVID-19 vaccines
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.

What if I miss a dose?

This does not apply. This medication is not for regular use.

What should I watch for while using this medication?

Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medication. Visit your care team for regular checks on your progress. Tell your care team if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.

After receiving this medication, you may need to wait before getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Talk to your care team about when you can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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