Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- Exondys 51
Eteplirsen injection is used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in patients with a confirmed mutation of the dystrophin gene amenable to exon 51 skipping. DMD is a rare, inherited muscle disease that is caused by absence of a protein called dystrophin, which helps keep muscle cells intact.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: