Description and Brand Names
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Ravulizumab-cwvz injection is used to treat a type of blood disease called paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH). This medicine helps reduce red blood cell destruction or breakdown (hemolysis) in patients with PNH.
Ravulizumab-cwvz injection is also used to treat atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) in adults and children.
Ravulizumab-cwvz injection is also used to treat a nerve and muscle problem called generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) in patients who are anti-acetylcholine receptor (AChR) antibody positive.
Ravulizumab-cwvz injection is a monoclonal antibody that works on the immune system.
This medicine is available only under a restricted distribution program called Ultomiris® REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) Program.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: