IBD Medication Guide

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Vedolizumab
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Vedolizumab

Brand Name(s)

Entyvio®

Drug Class

Biologics

How taken

Intravenous (IV) infusion

Used for

Moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease

Recommendations for Pregnancy

No human data; likely low risk

Recommendations for Lactation

No human data

Medication indication

For the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease who have had an inadequate response with , lost response to, or were intolerant to a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker or immunomodulator; or had an inadequate response with, were intolerant to, or demonstrated dependence on corticiosteroids.

Indicated for pediatric use

No

Most common side effects

Common side effects include injection site reactions, naspharyngitis, headache, pain in joints, nausea, fever, upper respiratory infections, fatigue.

Other

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