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Pronunciation: a-JO-vee
Generic name: fremanezumab-vfrm
Drug class: CGRP inhibitors

What is Ajovy?

Adult patients with migraine headaches can stop them with the injectable prescription medication Ajovy.Ajovy acts by inhibiting the activity of the calcitonin gene-related protein (CGRP). Ajovy is also employed for other purposes that are not covered in this medication guide.


Follow all the instructions on your prescription label and in the package. Be sure to inform your health care providers about your medical issues, allergies, and any medications you take.

Before You Take This Drug

You shouldn't make use of Ajovy. If you are sensitive to fremanezumab-vfrm Ajovy is not a product that has been approved to be used by anyone younger than 18 years old.

Consult your physician if you are expecting. It's not clear if this medication can harm unborn babies. But experiencing migraines during pregnancy could result in complications like preeclampsia, which could lead to health issues for both the pregnant mother and the baby. The benefits of avoiding migraines can outweigh any risk for the baby.

It is not always safe to breastfeed when using fremanezumab-vfrm. Discuss with your doctor any risks.

How to Take Ajovy?

Make sure you use Ajovy exactly as recommended. Follow the directions on the label of your prescription and also read the medication guide or instructions sheets.

Ajovy is injected underneath the skin. The healthcare professional may show you the proper use of the medication on your own.Ajovy is generally administered in one injection every month or in three injections (in separate syringes) every three months.

Take note of and follow the instructions for use that come with your medication. Avoid using fremanezumab vfrm in the event that you are unable to comprehend all instructions to use it properly. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor about any questions you may have.

You should prepare your injection only when you are prepared to administer it. Don't use it when the medication appears cloudy, changes colour, or is frozen. It also contains particles. Contact your pharmacist to inquire about the latest medication.Keep Ajovy in its original carton in a refrigerator, shielded from sunlight. Avoid freezing or shaking the medicine.

Remove the medicine from the refrigerator and allow it to get to room temperature for about 30 minutes prior to injecting the dose. Do not warm the medication by using sunlight, hot water, or even a microwave.

You can also keep Ajovy within the original container at room temperature for up to 7 days. Recycle the medicine when it's been stored in a room-temperature environment for seven days or more.Every single-use autoinjector or syringe can be used for one purpose only. Dispose of it after just one time, even if there's still some medicine within. Make use of a needle and syringe just once, and then put them in a puncture-proof "sharps" container. Be sure to follow the laws of your state or city on how to dispose of the container. Keep it out of the reach of pets and children.

Details On Dosage

Usual Adult Dose for Migraine Prophylaxis:

Subcutaneously, 225 mg every month

Alternately, 675 mg subcutaneously can be injected every 3 months.


To give 675 mg subcutaneously, three consecutive injections subcutaneously that contain 225 mg of the drug are injected.

If switching dosage options, you should administer one dose on the day following the scheduled date of administration.

Use: As a preventive therapy for migraine

What Happens If I Miss a Dose?

Take the medication whenever you can remember, and then resume your usual injection schedule one month or three months later.

What Happens If I Overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help Line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

What Should be Avoided?

Follow your doctor's advice regarding food, drinks, food, or any activity.

Side Effect Of Ajovy

Take immediate medical attention in the event that you exhibit symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as hives, breathing difficulties, or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

A reaction that is allergic to fremanezumab may occur for up to one month after the injection.

Common Ajovy side effects can include:

  • Discomfort, redness, or a lump of hard tissue at the site of injection.

This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could be present. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. Call 1-800-FDA-1088 to report any symptoms to the FDA.

Interaction with Other Drugs

Prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements, as well as prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, may interact negatively with fremanezumab vfrm. Talk to your doctor about any new or discontinued medications, as well as your current prescriptions.



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