This site is designed to provide patients who have been prescribed Repatha®▼ (evolocumab) with information about the treatment and other useful materials. Should you have any concerns or questions regarding your treatment with Repatha®, speak to your doctor or nurse.
Repatha®▼ (evolocumab) is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the package leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at yellowcard.mhra.gov.uk. Side effects can also be reported to Amgen Limited on 01223 436441. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
Why am I being prescribed Repatha®?
Repatha®▼ (evolocumab) is used in addition to your cholesterol-lowering diet if you are:1
- an adult with a high cholesterol level in your blood (primary hypercholesterolaemia [heterozygous familial and non-familial] or mixed dyslipidaemia).
It is given:
- together with a statin or other cholesterol-lowering medication, if the maximum dose of a statin does not lower levels of cholesterol sufficiently
- alone or together with other cholesterol-lowering medications when statins do not work well or cannot be used.
- 12 years and older with a high cholesterol level in your blood because of a condition that runs in your family (homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia or HoFH).
It is given:
- together with other cholesterol lowering treatments.