For use in adults with high cholesterol, along with diet, and for use in adults with cardiovascular disease to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke
Doctor Discussion Guide Printout
Below you’ll find additional information to help guide the conversation with your doctor about your interest in Repatha®.
Talking points to get the conversation started
How can Repatha® lower my high LDL bad cholesterol?
How can Repatha® lower my risk of a heart attack or stroke?
How do you take Repatha®?
Are there side effects for Repatha®?
Is Repatha® right for me?
Is your current treatment enough? Talk to your doctor today to determine if Repatha® is right for you.
If you have additional notes or questions you’d like to ask your doctor, add them below:
Repatha® is used in adults with cardiovascular disease to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and certain types of heart surgery. Repatha® is also used along with diet alone or together with other cholesterol-lowering medicines in adults with high blood cholesterol levels called primary hyperlipidemia (including a type of high cholesterol called heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia) to reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol.
Important Safety Information
Do not use Repatha® if you are allergic to evolocumab or to any of the ingredients in Repatha®.
Please see additional Important Safety Information on page 2.
Important Safety Information Continued
Before you start using Repatha®, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you are allergic to rubber or latex, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
Tell your healthcare provider or pharmacist about any prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements you take.
What are the possible side effects of Repatha®?
Repatha® can cause serious side effects including: Repatha® may cause allergic reactions that can be serious. Call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away if you have any symptoms of an allergic reaction including a severe rash, redness, severe itching, a swollen face, or trouble breathing.
The most common side effects of Repatha® include: runny nose, sore throat, symptoms of the common cold, flu or flu-like symptoms, back pain, high blood sugar levels (diabetes), and redness, pain, or bruising at the injection site.
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of Repatha®. Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Please see Repatha® full Prescribing Information at Repatha.com.