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Scenesse

Generic name: Afamelanotide [A-fa-me-LAN-oh-tide]
Drug class: Melanocortin receptor agonists

What is Scenesse?

Scenesse is a treatment for adults suffering from erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP). EPP is a disorder that can trigger extreme pain or skin reactions related to artificial light or sunlight.

Scenery helps improve the amount of non-painful time you are able to spend in artificial or natural light.Scenesse is also employed for other purposes that are not covered in this guide to medication.

Side effects of Scenesse

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms or warning signs of an allergic response, such as difficulty breathing, hives, or swelling of your lips, face, tongue, throat, or face,

Scenes may cause serious side effects. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience:

  • Intense pain, swelling, or bleeding from the area where the implant was made;
  • New or worsening skin lesions;
  • A mole which has changed in size or its color.
  • If the implant is able to stick through your skin or falls out by itself,

Common adverse consequences of Scenesse could include:

  • Itching, pain, itching or redness, bleeding, pain, or any other irritation at the site where the implant was placed;
  • Skin conditions like scarring, discoloration, or a lump that is hard at the site of the implant;
  • Skin irritations anywhere on your body;
  • New moles or the growth of hair on the skin.
  • Cough and the pain in your mouth or throat;
  • Dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness;
  • Nausea;
  • Symptoms of the cold, like congestion, sneezing, and a sore throat.

This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Seek advice from your doctor for medical advice regarding adverse effects. You can report symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Warnings

Skin darkening can be caused by scenes, specifically moles or freckles. Discuss with your physician any new skin lesions.

Prior to use this drug

Consult your physician if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.Scenesse is not suitable for use by anyone less than 18 years old.

How to take Scenesse?

Scenesse is an implant that is tiny and placed under the skin, just above the hip's front. The implant will be placed at a doctor's or clinic office every two months.

The implant is put in place with a tool specially designed to put the implant in place underneath the skin. When the implant is injected, your doctor will examine the area to ensure that the implant is correctly installed.The area on your skin where the implant was made will be covered by the bandage. Keep the bandage in place for up to 24 hours.

It is possible to sense the implant beneath your skin; however, it shouldn't cause discomfort or pain. Implants will dissolve within the body with time.Consult your physician if you suspect that something is out of the norm.

Your skin may be affected by the effects of a scene. To get darker, specifically freckles or moles you may have. The appearance of new skin lesions or moles can occur over time. Talk to your doctor about the signs to look for on your skin.You'll need a full-body exam every six months.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Contact your doctor for advice in the event that you missed a two-month appointment for the next implant.

What happens if I overdose?

Because the Scenesse implant is formulated with a certain amount of medicine, it is unlikely to suffer an overdose.

What should be avoided?

Avoid tanning beds or sunlight. Always wear a protective garment when outdoors, and apply any sunscreen that the doctor suggests.

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications can affect Scenesse, such as prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Discuss with your doctor your current medications and any medication you begin or stop taking.