Lemtrada Dosage

Generic name: Alemtuzumab (Lemtrada)
Drug class: CD52 monoclonal antibodies

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ

Restricted Distribution in US

Multiple sclerosis, relapsing forms

[1st course]
Dose: 12 mg IV qd x5 days; Info: for pts w/ relapsing-remitting dz and active secondary progressive dz; not recommended for pts w/ clinically isolated syndrome; see pkg insert for premeds and prophylaxis
[2nd course]
Dose: 12 mg IV qd x3 days; Start: 12mo after 1st course; Info: for pts w/ relapsing-remitting dz and active secondary progressive dz; not recommended for pts w/ clinically isolated syndrome; see pkg insert for premeds and prophylaxis
[subsequent courses]
Dose: 12 mg IV qd x3 days; Start: as needed at least 12mo after last course; Info: for pts w/ relapsing-remitting dz and active secondary progressive dz; not recommended for pts w/ clinically isolated syndrome; see pkg insert for premeds and prophylaxis

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 

SRC: NLM .