Vyleesi Bremelanotide Acetate 1.75 mg/0.3 ml, 30 milliliters, Auto-injector
This medication is used to treat women who have not gone through menopause who have low sexual desire and are concerned about it.
Bremelanotide should not be used to treat low sexual desire caused by a medical or mental/mood disorder, problems in a relationship, or the effects of other drugs. This medication should not be used by women who have gone through menopause, or by men. Bremelanotide is not used to enhance sexual performance.
How to use:
Read the Patient Information Leaflet and Instructions for Use provided by your pharmacist before you start using bremelanotide and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Before injecting each dose, clean the injection site with rubbing alcohol. Change the injection site each time to lessen injury under the skin. Do not inject into skin that is irritated, sore, bruised, red, hard, or scarred.
Inject this medication under the skin on your abdomen or thigh as directed by your doctor, as needed. Use each injection at least 45 minutes before you think you will begin sexual activity. Do not use more than 1 dose in 24 hours. Do not use more than 8 doses each month. Doing so may increase your risk of side effects (such as darkening of the skin, high blood pressure).
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Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.
Nausea, vomiting, flushing, headache, or dizziness may occur. Redness/irritation/pain at the injection site may also occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. If you have severe nausea that does not go away, your doctor may prescribe an anti-nausea medicine for you.
This medication may cause darkening of the skin on certain areas of your body (such as the face, gums, and breast). People with darker skin color may be at higher risk. It is unknown if this effect is permanent. Tell your health care provider if you have any concerns about changes to your skin.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
This medication may cause a temporary increase in blood pressure and decrease in heart rate after each injection. This effect will usually go away within 12 hours after the dose. Check your blood pressure regularly and tell your doctor if the results are high.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not freeze. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.