Approved Use

Repatha® is an injectable prescription medicine called a PCSK9 inhibitor. Repatha® is used:

  • along with diet and maximally tolerated statin therapy in adults with Read more heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (an inherited condition that causes high levels of LDL) or atherosclerotic heart or blood vessel problems, who need additional lowering of LDL cholesterol. Read more

The effect of Repatha® on heart problems, such as heart attacks, stroke, or death, has not been determined.

Online Cholesterol Resources

American Heart Association
www.heart.org

The American Heart Association (AHA) is dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Their mission is to improve the lives of all Americans by providing public health education in a variety of ways. Check out their website for heart disease education and support, and tips for healthy living, like their “Life’s Simple 7”—7 small steps to big changes to better living.

CardioSmart American College of Cardiology Foundation
www.cardiosmart.org

CardioSmart is the patient education and empowerment initiative brought to you by the American College of Cardiology. Their mission is to help patients prevent, treat, and manage their cardiovascular disease.

The FH Foundation
www.thefhfoundation.org

The FH Foundation is a patient-centered nonprofit organization dedicated to research, advocacy, and education of Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH). Their mission is to raise awareness and save lives by increasing the rate of early diagnosis and encouraging proactive treatment.

Mended Hearts
www.mendedhearts.org

Mended Hearts is a national and community-based non-profit organization that has been offering the gift of hope to heart disease patients, their families and caregivers. Mended Hearts provides a variety of programs, including local support, available over the phone or in person.

WomenHeart Foundation
www.womenheart.org

WomenHeart is a national coalition for women with heart disease with a focus on early detection, accurate diagnosis, and proper treatment. WomenHeart's mission is to improve the health and quality of life of women living with or at risk of heart disease, and to advocate for their benefit.

Important Safety Information and Approved Use

Do not use Repatha® if you are allergic to evolocumab or to any of the ingredients in Repatha®.

Before you start using Repatha®, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including allergies, and if you are allergic to rubber or latex, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. The needle covers on the single-use prefilled syringes and the inside of the needle caps on the single-use prefilled SureClick® autoinjectors contain dry natural rubber. The single-use Pushtronex® system (on-body infusor with prefilled cartridge) is not made with natural rubber latex.

Tell your healthcare provider or pharmacist about any prescription and over-the-counter medicines you are taking or plan to take, including natural or herbal remedies.

What are the possible side effects of Repatha®?

Repatha® may cause allergic reactions. 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, 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.

Approved Use

Repatha® is an injectable prescription medicine called a PCSK9 inhibitor. Repatha® is used:

The effect of Repatha® on heart problems, such as heart attacks, stroke, or death, has not been determined.

Important Safety Information and Approved Use

Do not use Repatha® if you are allergic to evolocumab or to any of the ingredients in Repatha®.

Before you start using Repatha®, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including allergies, and if you are allergic to rubber or latex, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. The needle covers on the single-use prefilled syringes and the inside of the needle caps on the single-use prefilled SureClick® autoinjectors contain dry natural rubber. The single-use Pushtronex® system (on-body infusor with prefilled cartridge) is not made with natural rubber latex.

Tell your healthcare provider or pharmacist about any prescription and over-the-counter medicines you are taking or plan to take, including natural or herbal remedies.

What are the possible side effects of Repatha®?

Repatha® may cause allergic reactions. 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, 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.

Approved Use

Repatha® is an injectable prescription medicine called a PCSK9 inhibitor. Repatha® is used:

  • along with diet and maximally tolerated statin therapy in adults with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (an inherited condition that causes high levels of LDL) or atherosclerotic heart or blood vessel problems, who need additional lowering of LDL cholesterol.

The effect of Repatha® on heart problems, such as heart attacks, stroke, or death, has not been determined.