The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
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Addendum: Brolucizumab (Beovu) for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Med Lett Drugs Ther. 2020 Mar 9;62(1593):40
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Principal Faculty
  • Mark Abramowicz, M.D., President: no disclosure or potential conflict of interest to report
  • Jean-Marie Pflomm, Pharm.D., Editor in Chief: no disclosure or potential conflict of interest to report
  • Brinda M. Shah, Pharm.D., Consulting Editor: no disclosure or potential conflict of interest to report
  • F. Peter Swanson, M.D., Consulting Editor: no disclosure or potential conflict of interest to report
Objective(s)
Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe the recently reported adverse effect associated with use of brolucizumab (Beovu) or treatment of macular degeneration.
 Select a term to see related articles  Age-related macular degeneration   Beovu   brolucizumab   Drug Safety 

We reviewed brolucizumab (Beovu – Novartis) for treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration in our February 10 issue.1 On February 23, the American Society of Retina Specialists reported that 14 patients who received the drug have developed retinal vasculitis, a potentially vision-threatening complication.2

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