Demonstrated Safety Profile in Macular Edema following Retinal Vein Occlusion1

The most common adverse reactions (≥5%) reported in patients receiving EYLEA, an anti-VEGF, were conjunctival hemorrhage, eye pain, cataract, vitreous detachment, vitreous floaters, and intraocular pressure increased.1

MEfRVO Phase 3 Trials (COPERNICUS, GALILEO, and VIBRANT): Most Common Adverse Reactions (≥1%)1

Adverse Reactions EYLEA (n=91) Control (n=92) EYLEA (n=91) Control (n=92)
Eye pain 4% 5% 13% 5%
Conjunctival hemorrhage 20% 4% 12% 11%
Intraocular pressure increased 2% 0% 8% 6%
Corneal epithelium defect 2% 0% 5% 4%
Vitreous floaters 1% 0% 5% 1%
Ocular hyperemia 2% 2% 5% 3%
Foreign body sensation in eyes 3% 0% 3% 5%
Vitreous detachment 2% 0% 3% 4%
Lacrimation increased 3% 0% 3% 4%
Injection-site pain 1% 0% 3% 1%
Vision blurred 1% 1% 1% <1%
Intraocular inflammation 0% 0% 1% 1%
Cataract 5% 0% <1% 1%
Eyelid edema 1% 0% <1% 1%
  • Less common adverse reactions reported in <1% of the patients treated with EYLEA in the CRVO studies were corneal edema, retinal tear, hypersensitivity, and endophthalmitis
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  • CONTRAINDICATIONS: EYLEA is contraindicated in patients with ocular or periocular infections, active intraocular inflammation, or known hypersensitivity to aflibercept or to any of the excipients in EYLEA.
Important Safety Information INDICATIONS

EYLEA® (aflibercept) Injection 2 mg (0.05 mL) is indicated for the treatment of patients with Neovascular (Wet) Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Macular Edema following Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO), Diabetic Macular Edema (DME), and Diabetic Retinopathy (DR).

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  1. EYLEA® (aflibercept) Injection full U.S. Prescribing Information. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. August 2019.