Category: Asthma

Mepolizumab, sold under the brand name Nucala, is a humanized monoclonal antibody used for the treatment of severe eosinophilic asthma, eosinophilic granulomatosis, and hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES).[3] It recognizes and blocks interleukin-5 (IL-5), a signalling protein of the immune system. The most common side effects include headache, injection site reactions, and back pain.[2] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Side effects 3 Overdose 4 Interactions 5 Pharmacol... [wikipedia]

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Nucala 100 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Powder, for Solution
NDC: 0173-0881
Glaxosmithkline LLC

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