How to Inject NUCALA at Home with CONFIDENCE

Your healthcare provider will give you information you need to inject properly and about monitoring for any allergic reactions. Sometimes, serious allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, can occur hours or days later. Here you can find videos, instructions, and other useful information on how to use the NUCALA Autoinjector or prefilled syringe.   

Instructions for Injecting

 

Complete Instructions For Use Quick Reference Guide

Storage Information
  • Store in the refrigerator between 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C).
  • Keep in the original carton until time of use to protect from light.
  • Do not freeze. Do not shake. Keep away from heat.
  • If needed, an unopened carton can be stored outside the refrigerator at up to 86°F (30°C) for up to 7 days.
  • Safely throw away the Autoinjector if it is left out of the refrigerator in the unopened carton for more than 7 days.
  • The Autoinjector must be used within 8 hours after you take it out of the carton. Safely throw it away if it is not used within 8 hours.
  • Safely throw away medicine that is out of date or no longer needed.

Keep NUCALA and all medicines out of the reach of children.

Warnings
  • Do not use any Autoinjector more than 1 time. Throw away the Autoinjector in an FDA-cleared sharps disposal container after your injection. 
  • Do not share the Autoinjector with other people. You may give other people a serious infection, or you may get a serious infection from them. 
  • Do not use the Autoinjector if it was dropped or looks damaged.

Autoinjector FAQs

  • You will receive NUCALA for EGPA as 3 separate injections given at the same time in an office visit or at home every 4 weeks. You, your caregiver, or your healthcare provider will inject NUCALA just under your skin (subcutaneously) into your thigh or abdomen. Your caregiver or your healthcare provider may also inject in your upper arm. It is recommended that the individual 100-mg injections be administered at least 5 cm (approximately 2 inches) apart if more than 1 injection is administered at the same site.

     

    If you receive your injection at your doctor’s office, you may be asked to stay in the office so your healthcare provider can monitor you for any allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. Then you'll be able to leave, though sometimes serious allergic reactions can occur hours or days after you get your dose.

     

    If administering at home, be sure to talk to your doctor about how to monitor for allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, that can occur after a NUCALA injection, sometimes hours or days after you get your dose.

     

    Tell your healthcare provider or get emergency help right away if you have any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction: swelling of your face, mouth, and tongue; fainting, dizziness, feeling light-headed (low blood pressure); hives; breathing problems; or rash.

  • Do not use the Autoinjector. Contact GSK for more information at 1-888-825-5249.

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  • You may change (rotate) the site (thigh, abdomen, or upper arm) or move the Autoinjector as long as you have not started pressing down. When the yellow needle guard is pressed, your injection will start right away.

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  • This prevents the medicine from drying in the needle. It could affect how much medicine you get.

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  • If this happens, you may not have received your full dose. Contact GSK for more information at 1-888-825-5249.

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  • Your healthcare provider will be able to help you with any more questions you might have.

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  • You or your caregiver should inject a dose of NUCALA as soon as you remember. Then, continue (resume) your injection on your regular dosing schedule. If you do not notice that you have missed a dose until it is time for your next scheduled dose, then just inject the next scheduled dose as planned. If you are not sure what to do, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse.  

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  • Store in the refrigerator between 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C). Keep in the original carton until time of use to protect from light. Do not freeze. Do not shake. Keep away from heat. If needed, an unopened carton can be stored outside the refrigerator at up to 86°F (30°C) for up to 7 days. Safely throw away the prefilled Autoinjector if the unopened carton is left out of the refrigerator for more than 7 days.

     

    Autoinjectors must be used within 8 hours after you take them out of the carton. Safely throw away if not used within 8 hours.

     

    Keep NUCALA and all medicines out of the reach of children.

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  • Store in the refrigerator between 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C). Keep in the original carton until time of use to protect from light. Do not freeze. Do not shake. Keep away from heat. If needed, an unopened carton can be stored outside the refrigerator at up to 86°F (30°C) for up to 7 days. Safely throw away the prefilled Autoinjector if the unopened carton is left out of the refrigerator for more than 7 days.

     

    Autoinjectors must be used within 8 hours after you take them out of the carton. Safely throw away if not used within 8 hours.

     

    Keep NUCALA and all medicines out of the reach of children.

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  • Do not use any Autoinjector more than once. Throw away the Autoinjector in an FDA-cleared sharps disposal container after your injection.

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  • Do not share the Autoinjector with other people. You may give other people a serious infection, or you may get a serious infection from them.

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  • Do not use the Autoinjector. Contact GSK at 1-888-825-5249.

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  • Do not use the Autoinjector. Contact GSK at 1-888-825-5249.

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  • Do not use the Autoinjector. Contact GSK at 1-888-825-5249.

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