Information for AMGEVITA®▼ patients

Information for AMGEVITA®(adalimumab) patients

This site is designed for patients who have been prescribed AMGEVITA®. Should you have any concerns or questions regarding your treatment with AMGEVITA®, please speak to your doctor or nurse.
This medicinal product 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 patient leaflet. Side effects can be reported directly to the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) using the available methods via www.hpra.ie. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Video tutorial: How to self-inject with the AMGEVITA® single use SURECLICK® pre-filled pen.

This video is intended to help you feel confident when using your pen to inject AMGEVITA®. It will guide you, step by step, through the self-injection process—and demonstrate how, with practice, injecting can become a simple and routine part of your life.
This information is not repeated in each chapter, so we recommend watching all of them once and then repeat if you wish.


introducation

Chapter 1: Introduction (02:21)

In this section you will be introduced to Lynda, who will demonstrate how to use the SURECLICK® pen.
storage-and-preparation

Chapter 2: Storage and Preparation (02:23)

Learn how to correctly store AMGEVITA® away from direct light and temperature changes.
features

Chapter 3: Features (00:56)

Understand the features of the SURECLICK® pen, including safety features, start button and inspection window.
getting-ready

Chapter 4: Getting ready (02:00)

Lynda explains the hygiene precautions that should be taken prior to injecting and introduces the injection materials.
prepare-your-injection-site

Chapter 5: Prepare your injection site (02:20)

Understand how to select and prepare your injection site, plus prepare the SURECLICK® pen for use.
inject

Chapter 6: Inject (02:09)

Lynda demonstrates how to inject AMGEVITA®, and ensure that a full dose is administered.
finish

Chapter 7: Finish (01:16)

Learn how to correctly dispose of the SURECLICK® pen, plus advice on what to do if you are unsure about anything.
safety-and-side-effects

Chapter 8: Safety and side effects (00:49)

Instructions for what to do if you have any questions or experience any side effects.

Video tutorial: How to self-inject with the AMGEVITA® pre-filled syringe

This video is intended to help you feel confident when using your pre-filled syringe to inject AMGEVITA®. It will guide you, step by step, through the self-injection process - and demonstrate how, with practice, injecting can become a simple and routine part of your life.

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Adult Patients:

A Guide to Understanding and Using AMGEVITA®▼ (ADALIMUMAB)- Patient Booklet
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AMGEVITA®▼ (adalimumab) Patient Alert Card - Important safety information about AMGEVITA®
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Paediatric Patients:

A Guide to Understanding and Using AMGEVITA®▼ (ADALIMUMAB)- Paediatric Patient Booklet
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AMGEVITA®▼ (adalimumab) Paediatric Patient Alert Card - Important safety information about AMGEVITA®
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A Guide for Parents/Carers of children being treated with AMGEVITA®▼ (ADALIMUMAB) - Parent Booklet
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For a list of side effects, please see the patient information leaflet (PIL).

This site is intended for patients in Ireland who are being treated with an Amgen® product and for Irish Healthcare Professionals (HCPs).

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IE-CBU-0820-00002 August 2020