F Dosing and Administration | LEQVIO® (inclisiran) | HCP
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JUST 2 DOSES A YEAR* ADMINISTERED BY AN HCP.
NO SELF-INJECTIONS. NO INFUSIONS.1

2 INITIAL DOSES, THEN 2 DOSES A YEAR1

*After 2 initial doses and taken with statin therapy.1

Always check the expiration date on the prefilled syringe before administration.

  • No dose adjustments

  • No refrigeration1

  • Single-dose prefilled syringe1

  • Shelf life of 3 years12†

  • No required post-injection related
    safety monitoring

Remember: Do not remove the needle
cap until you are ready to inject.

*After 2 initial doses and taken with statin therapy.1

Always check the expiration date on the prefilled syringe before administration.

DOSING REGIMEN MAY INTEGRATE SEAMLESSLY INTO A PATIENT'S HEALTH CARE ROUTINE.

SUBCUTANEOUS INJECTION BY ANY
STATE-CERTIFIED HCP1

Not actual size.

27 gauge, �-inch needle.13

ONCE ADMINISTERED, NO CHANCE OF A MISSED DOSE FOR 6 MONTHS1*

This is not a complete list of all the available treatments for patients with primary hyperlipidemia. The comparison pertains only to differences in dosing and administration and should not be considered a comparison of efficacy or safety.

Additional dosing information1

  • LEQVIO is administered into the abdomen, upper arm, or thigh

  • If a planned dose is missed by less than 3 months, administer LEQVIO and maintain dosing according to the patient's original schedule

  • If a planned dose is missed by more than 3 months, start a new dosing schedule—administer initially, again at 3 months, and then every 6 months

In-office administration1

  • In-office administration of LEQVIO adds minimal burden to your patients' existing medication and care regimen

  • Reduces LDL-C without adding an additional daily treatment

  • No specific label requirement for post-injection–related safety monitoring

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LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

INDICATION AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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INDICATION

LEQVIO (inclisiran) injection is indicated as an adjunct to diet and statin therapy for the treatment of adults with primary hyperlipidemia, including heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH), to reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C).

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Adverse reactions in clinical trials (≥3% of patients treated with LEQVIO and more frequently than placebo) were injection site reaction, arthralgia, and bronchitis.

Please click here for LEQVIO full Prescribing Information.

References: 1. Leqvio. Prescribing information. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. 2. Ray KK, Wright RS, Kallend D, et al; ORION-10 and ORION-11 Investigators. Two phase 3 trials of inclisiran in patients with elevated LDL cholesterol. N Engl J Med. 2020;382(16):1507-1519. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1912387 3. Grundy SM, Stone NJ, Bailey AL, et al. 2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/
ASPC/NLA/PCNA guideline on the management of blood cholesterol: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2019;139(25):e1082-e1143. doi:10.1161/CIR.000000000000062 4. Data on file. LEQVIO Coverage and Affordability. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2023. 5. Wright RS, Ray KK, Raal FJ, et al. Pooled patient-level analysis of inclisiran trials in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia or atherosclerosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;77(9):1182-1193. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2020.12.058 6. Data on file. Integrated Summary of Efficacy. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. 7. Ray KK, Landmesser U, Leiter LA, et al. Inclisiran in patients at high cardiovascular risk with elevated LDL cholesterol. N Engl J Med. 2017;376(15):1430-1440. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1615758 8. Wright RS, Raal FJ, Koenig W, et al. ORION-8: Long-term efficacy and safety of twice-yearly inclisiran in high cardiovascular risk patients. Oral presentation at: European Society of Cardiology; August 25-28, 2023; Amsterdam, Netherlands. 9. Wright RS, Raal FJ, Koenig W, et al. ORION-8: an open-label extension trial of ORION-3/9/10/11 to assess long-term efficacy and safety of twice-yearly inclisiran in patients with high cardiovascular risk and elevated LDL-C. Abstract presented at: European Society of Cardiology; August 25-28, 2023; Amsterdam, Netherlands. 10. Ray KK, Wright RS, Kallend D, et al. Two phase 3 trials of inclisiran in patients with elevated LDL cholesterol. N Engl J Med. 2020(supplement):1-31. 11. Wright RS. A pooled safety analysis of inclisiran in 3576 patients with approximately 10,000 person-years of exposure from seven trials. Oral presentation at: American College of Cardiology Annual Conference; March 2023; New Orleans, LA. 12. Data on file. LEQVIO 3-Year Shelf Life. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2022. 13. Data on file. LEQVIO Container Closure System. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2022. 14. Repatha. Prescribing information. Amgen Inc. 15. Khvorova A. Oligonucleotide therapeutics—a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs. N Engl J Med. 2017;376(1):4-7. doi:10.1056/NEJMp1614154 16. Fitzgerald K, White S, Borodovsky A, et al. A highly durable RNAi therapeutic inhibitor of PCSK9. N Engl J Med. 2017;376:41-51. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1609243 17. McClellan M, Brown N, Califf RM, Warner JJ. Call to action: urgent challenges in cardiovascular disease: a presidential advisory from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2019;139(9):e1-e11. doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000652 18. Jacobson TA, Cheeley MK, Jones PH, et al. The STatin Adverse Treatment Experience Survey: experience of patients reporting side effects of statin therapy. J Clin Lipidol. 2019;13(3):415-424. 19. Jones PH, Nair R, Thakker KM. Prevalence of dyslipidemia and lipid goal attainment in statin-treated subjects from 3 data sources: a retrospective analysis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2012;1(6):1-10. doi:10.1161/JAHA.112.001800 20. Maningat P, Gordon BR, Breslow JL. How do we improve patient compliance and adherence to long-term statin therapy? Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2013;15(1):291. 21. Mann DM, Woodward M, Muntner P, Falzon L, Kronish I. Predictors of nonadherence to statins: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44(9):1410-1421. doi:10.1007/s11883-012-0291-7 22. Benner JS, Glynn RJ, Mogun H, et al. Long-term persistence in use of statin therapy in elderly patients. JAMA. 2002;288(4):455-461. 23. Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III) final report. Circulation. 2002;106(25):3143-3421. 24. Cannon CP, deLemos JA, Rosenson RS. Use of lipid-lowering therapies over 2 years in GOULD, a registry of patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in the US. JAMA Cardiol. 2021;6(9):1060-1068. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2021.1810 25. Fox KM, Tai M-H, Kostev K, Hatz M, Qian Y, Laufs U. Treatment patterns and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) goal attainment among patients receiving high- or moderate-intensity statins. Clin Res Cardiol. 2018;107(5):380-388. doi:10.1007/s00392-017-1193-z 26. Wong ND, Young D, Zhao Y, et al. Prevalence of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association statin eligibility groups, statin use, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol control in US adults using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011-2012. J Clin Lipidol. 2016;10(5):1109-1118. 27. Data on file. PCSK9 Discontinuation. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2023. 28. Hines DM, Rane P, Patel J, Harrison DF, Wade RL. Treatment patterns and patient characteristics among early initiators of PCSK9 inhibitors. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2018;14:409-418. doi:10.2147/VHRM.S180496 29. Data on file. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2019. 30. Data on file. ORION-8 (CKJX839A12306B) Cumulative LEQVIO exposure. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2023.

INDICATION

LEQVIO (inclisiran) injection is indicated as an adjunct to diet and statin therapy for the treatment of adults with primary hyperlipidemia, including heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH), to reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C).

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Adverse reactions in clinical trials (≥3% of patients treated with LEQVIO and more frequently than placebo) were injection site reaction, arthralgia, and bronchitis.

Please click here for LEQVIO full Prescribing Information.

References: 1. Leqvio. Prescribing information. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. 2. Ray KK, Wright RS, Kallend D, et al; ORION-10 and ORION-11 Investigators. Two phase 3 trials of inclisiran in patients with elevated LDL cholesterol. N Engl J Med. 2020;382(16):1507-1519. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1912387 3. Grundy SM, Stone NJ, Bailey AL, et al. 2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/
ASPC/NLA/PCNA guideline on the management of blood cholesterol: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2019;139(25):e1082-e1143. doi:10.1161/CIR.000000000000062 4. Data on file. LEQVIO Coverage and Affordability. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2023. 5. Wright RS, Ray KK, Raal FJ, et al. Pooled patient-level analysis of inclisiran trials in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia or atherosclerosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;77(9):1182-1193. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2020.12.058 6. Data on file. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2020. 7. Ray KK, Landmesser U, Leiter LA, et al. Inclisiran in patients at high cardiovascular risk with elevated LDL cholesterol. N Engl J Med. 2017;376(15):1430-1440. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1615758 8. Wright RS, Raal FJ, Koenig W, et al. ORION-8: Long-term efficacy and safety of twice-yearly inclisiran in high cardiovascular risk patients. Oral presentation at: European Society of Cardiology; August 25-28, 2023; Amsterdam, Netherlands. 9. Wright RS, Raal FJ, Koenig W, et al. ORION-8: an open-label extension trial of ORION-3/9/10/11 to assess long-term efficacy and safety of twice-yearly inclisiran in patients with high cardiovascular risk and elevated LDL-C. Abstract presented at: European Society of Cardiology; August 25-28, 2023; Amsterdam, Netherlands. 10. Ray KK, Wright RS, Kallend D, et al. Two phase 3 trials of inclisiran in patients with elevated LDL cholesterol. N Engl J Med. 2020(supplement):1-31. 11. Wright RS. A pooled safety analysis of inclisiran in 3576 patients with approximately 10,000 person-years of exposure from seven trials. Oral presentation at: American College of Cardiology Annual Conference; March 2023; New Orleans, LA. 12. Data on file. LEQVIO 3-Year Shelf Life. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2022. 13. Data on file. LEQVIO Container Closure System. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2022. 14. Repatha. Prescribing information. Amgen Inc. 15. Khvorova A. Oligonucleotide therapeutics—a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs. N Engl J Med. 2017;376(1):4-7. doi:10.1056/NEJMp1614154 16. Fitzgerald K, White S, Borodovsky A, et al. A highly durable RNAi therapeutic inhibitor of PCSK9. N Engl J Med. 2017;376:41-51. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1609243 17. McClellan M, Brown N, Califf RM, Warner JJ. Call to action: urgent challenges in cardiovascular disease: a presidential advisory from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2019;139(9):e1-e11. doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000652 18. Jacobson TA, Cheeley MK, Jones PH, et al. The STatin Adverse Treatment Experience Survey: experience of patients reporting side effects of statin therapy. J Clin Lipidol. 2019;13(3):415-424. 19. Jones PH, Nair R, Thakker KM. Prevalence of dyslipidemia and lipid goal attainment in statin-treated subjects from 3 data sources: a retrospective analysis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2012;1(6):1-10. doi:10.1161/JAHA.112.001800 20. Maningat P, Gordon BR, Breslow JL. How do we improve patient compliance and adherence to long-term statin therapy? Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2013;15(1):291. 21. Mann DM, Woodward M, Muntner P, Falzon L, Kronish I. Predictors of nonadherence to statins: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44(9):1410-1421. doi:10.1007/s11883-012-0291-7 22. Benner JS, Glynn RJ, Mogun H, et al. Long-term persistence in use of statin therapy in elderly patients. JAMA. 2002;288(4):455-461. 23. Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III) final report. Circulation. 2002;106(25):3143-3421. 24. Cannon CP, deLemos JA, Rosenson RS. Use of lipid-lowering therapies over 2 years in GOULD, a registry of patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in the US. JAMA Cardiol. 2021;6(9):1060-1068. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2021.1810 25. Fox KM, Tai M-H, Kostev K, Hatz M, Qian Y, Laufs U. Treatment patterns and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) goal attainment among patients receiving high- or moderate-intensity statins. Clin Res Cardiol. 2018;107(5):380-388. doi:10.1007/s00392-017-1193-z 26. Wong ND, Young D, Zhao Y, et al. Prevalence of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association statin eligibility groups, statin use, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol control in US adults using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011-2012. J Clin Lipidol. 2016;10(5):1109-1118. 27. Data on file. PCSK9 Discontinuation. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2023. 28. Hines DM, Rane P, Patel J, Harrison DF, Wade RL. Treatment patterns and patient characteristics among early initiators of PCSK9 inhibitors. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2018;14:409-418. doi:10.2147/VHRM.S180496 29. Data on file. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2019. 30. Data on file. ORION-8 (CKJX839A12306B) Cumulative LEQVIO exposure. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; 2023.