What is Entyvio?

Entyvio (vedolizumab) is a first-in-class, gut-selective biologic treatment for moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis and moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease.1,2

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Licensed Indications

Entyvio is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with:1,2

  • Moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC)
  • Moderately to severely active Crohn's disease (CD)

Who have had an inadequate response with, lost response to, or were intolerant to either conventional therapy or a TNFα antagonist

Prescribing Entyvio

Prescribing Entyvio

Entyvio IV is given by intravenous infusion every 8 weeks after an initial induction phase.1
Entyvio SC is given by subcutaneous injection every 2 weeks after an initial induction phase with Entyvio IV.2
Treatment with Entyvio should be initiated and supervised by specialist healthcare professionals experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease.1,2

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Why prescribe Entyvio?

Why prescribe Entyvio?

The safety and efficacy of Entyvio are supported by the results of the Phase III GEMINI studies involving 2,400 individuals with UC or CD who were recruited from nearly 40 countries.5-7 GEMINI is the largest Phase III clinical trial programme to date that evaluated a new treatment for UC or CD concurrently. In an interim analysis of the GEMINI-LTS study, a favourable safety profile was demonstrated in more than 2,800 patients receiving Entyvio for UC or CD for up to 5 years.8

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About Takeda

Takeda

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited has a long history in the research and development, manufacturing, sales and marketing, and import/export of pharmaceutical products. The corporate mission to “strive towards better health for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine” has led to the development of several state-of-the-art medicines, including Entyvio for UC and CD.

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Resources

Resources

In the resources section there are a number of important documents available for you to download including the Patient Alert Card (PAC), Healthcare Professional (HCP) Guide, Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) and Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) as well as other useful resources, information and links to Patient Support Groups who can provide further help and advice for your patients.

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Adverse events should be reported. In the United Kingdom, reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.

Adverse events should also be reported to Takeda by e-mail at DSO-UK@takeda.com