Remdesivir (Investigational) 100 Mg/20 Ml (5 Mg/Ml) Intravenous Soln Not Applicable

GENERIC NAME(S): Remdesivir (EUA)

OTHER NAME(S): Remdesivir (EUA) Solution, Reconstituted (Recon Soln)

Uses

Uses

Remdesivir is an investigational drug being studied to treat coronavirus infection, also known as COVID-19. It has not been approved by the FDA for general use. However, the FDA is now allowing remdesivir to be used in human studies and for emergency use in certain hospitalized patients. More information should be provided by the doctor from either the Informed Consent form for a study or the FDA Fact Sheet for Patients and Parents/Caregivers for emergency use.

There is limited information known about the safety and effectiveness of using remdesivir to treat COVID-19. Some study results show that remdesivir may help some patients get better sooner. The information in this document reflects preliminary and emerging data, which is evolving and subject to reassessment. Users should be aware of these considerations in their review of investigational drug data, and it is always the responsibility of treating practitioners to exercise independent judgment in making care decisions.

How to use Remdesivir (Investigational) 100 Mg/20 Ml (5 Mg/Ml) Intravenous Soln Not Applicable

Remdesivir is given by injection into a vein usually once daily for 5 to 10 days. It is infused over a period ranging from 30 minutes to 2 hours.

The length of treatment depends on your medical condition, response to treatment, and the study guidelines. For children, the dosage is also based on weight.

Side Effects

Side Effects

An infusion reaction may occur with remdesivir with symptoms such as low blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, sweating, and shivering. The healthcare professional should monitor for side effects during remdesivir treatment.

Information is limited and it is unknown at this time if remdesivir causes serious side effects.

In the case of a serious allergic reaction, symptoms may include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not necessarily a complete list of possible side effects.

The doctor should be contacted for medical advice about side effects.

Precautions

Precautions

This investigational product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.

Limited information is known at this time about other medical conditions that may affect how remdesivir works or how remdesivir may affect other medical conditions. Some medical conditions taken into consideration during remdesivir treatment include: kidney disease, liver disease.

Information is limited and it is unknown at this time how safe and effective remdesivir is for older adults, children, or pregnant women, or if it affects nursing infants.

Interactions

Interactions

Drug interactions may change how medications work or increase the risk for serious side effects. This document does not necessarily contain all possible drug interactions.

Information is limited and it is unknown at this time if remdesivir interacts with other drugs.

Overdose

Overdose

Overdose information is not available and is unknown at this time.

Notes

Lab and/or medical tests (such as kidney and liver function tests, blood mineral levels, complete blood count) will be done while using this investigational product.

Missed Dose

Not applicable.

Storage

Not applicable. This investigational product is given in a hospital and will not be stored at home.Information last revised May 2020. Copyright(c) 2020 First Databank, Inc.

Images

Sorry. No images are available for this medication.

Drug Survey

Are you taking Remdesivir (Investigational) 100 Mg/20 Ml (5 Mg/Ml) Intravenous Soln Not Applicable?

Are you considering switching to Remdesivir (Investigational) 100 Mg/20 Ml (5 Mg/Ml) Intravenous Soln Not Applicable?

How satisfied are you with the results?

VERY POOR
POOR
FAIR
GOOD
EXCELLENT

Are you planning to see a doctor about switching your medication?

How long have you been taking Remdesivir (Investigational) 100 Mg/20 Ml (5 Mg/Ml) Intravenous Soln Not Applicable?

Are you planning to see a doctor about switching your medication?

This survey is being conducted by the WebMD marketing sciences department.Read More

Thanks for taking our survey!

Recommended For You

Find a doctor near you

More Resources for Remdesivir (Investigational) 100 Mg/20 Ml (5 Mg/Ml) Intravenous Soln Not Applicable

Free Rx Coupon

Save up to 80% on your prescriptions.

Find More Drugs Used to Treat these Conditions

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, except as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.