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Meet Juan and His Family
Juan Reyes is a father of 4 who has been living with ALS since October of 2015. He explains why he chooses to travel to an infusion center to receive RADICAVA® and how he and his caregiver, Angie, pass the time during his infusions.
RADICAVA®, but your questions still not answered?
Reference: 1. Data on file. Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc.
Before you receive
- have asthma.
- are allergic to other medicines.
- are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if
Radicava®will harm your unborn baby.
- are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if
Radicava®passes into your breastmilk. You and your healthcare provider should decide if you will receive Radicava®or breastfeed.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
What are the possible side effects of
Radicava®? Radicava®may cause serious side effects, including hypersensitivity (allergic) reactions and sulfite allergic reactions.
- Hypersensitivity reactions have happened in people receiving
Radicava®and can happen after your infusion is finished. Radicava®contains sodium bisulfite, a sulfite that may cause a type of allergic reaction that can be serious and life-threatening. Sodium bisulfite can also cause less severe asthma episodes in certain people. Sulfite sensitivity can happen more often in people who have asthma than in people who do not have asthma.
- Tell your healthcare provider right away or go to the nearest emergency room if you have any of the following symptoms: hives; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; fainting; breathing problems; wheezing; trouble swallowing; dizziness; itching; or an asthma attack (in people with asthma).
- Your healthcare provider will monitor you during treatment to watch for signs and symptoms of all the serious side effects.
The most common side effects of
These are not all the possible side effects of