How Does Your Medication Work?

Entyvio (vedolizumab) blocks a protein on the surface of white blood cells that get into the gut and cause inflammation in ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. By doing this, the amount of inflammation is reduced.1

About Your Medication

About Your Medication

Entyvio is used to treat the signs and symptoms of:1

Ulcerative Colitis (UC) – Adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response with, lost response to, or were intolerant to either conventional therapy or a tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) antagonist.

Crohn’s Disease (CD) – Adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease who have had an inadequate response with, lost response to, or were intolerant to either conventional therapy or a tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) antagonist.

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Patient Information Leaflet

Patient Information Leaflet

It is important that you read the Patient Information Leaflet that came with your medicine and keep a copy for future reference.

In addition, you should have been given a Patient Alert Card which contains important safety information and should be shown to any healthcare professional involved in your treatment.


Download the Entyvio IV Patient Information Leaflet for England, Scotland and Wales

Download the Entyvio IV Patient Information Leaflet for Northern Ireland

DOWNLOAD THE ENTYVIO PATIENT ALERT CARD

How Is Your Medication Given?

How Is Your Medication Given?

Entyvio reduces inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract of adults with moderately to severely active UC and CD.1

Entyvio is currently available in two forms – one form (subcutaneous) is injected just below the skin, the other form (intravenous) is put directly into a vein.

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Are There Any Side Effects?

Are There Any Side Effects?

Like all medicines, Entyvio can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.1

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Reporting of Side Effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed on this website or in the Patient Information Leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.

By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.