How Nucala works
Nucala is indicated as an add-on treatment for severe refractory eosinophilic asthma in adults, adolescents and children aged 6 years and older. Only Nucala 100mgs SC is licensed for use.1
Nucala is indicated as an add-on treatment for severe refractory eosinophilic asthma in adults, adolescents and children aged 6 years and older. Only Nucala 100mg SC is licensed for use1
Nucala is generally well tolerated. Very commonly or commonly reported adverse reactions in clinical trials included: headache; back pain; local injection site reactions; systemic administration-related and hypersensitivity reactions (which can occur after a long duration of treatment); LRTI; UTI; pharyngitis; nasal congestion; upper abdominal pain; eczema and pyrexia.1
The recommended dose of Nucala is 100mg SC once every 4 weeks in adults and adolescents 12 years and older, available in a pre-filled pen, pre-filled syringe or lyophilised powder. The licensed dose of Nucala in children aged 6-11 years is 40mg SC regardless of weight and available in lyophilised powder.1
Adverse events should be reported directly to the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) on their website: www.hpra.ie. Adverse events should also be reported to GlaxoSmithKline on 1800 244 255.
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PM-IE-MPL-WCNT-200013 | April 2021