Aimovig is a once-monthly injection you take at home after getting instructions from your doctor.
Get all the necessary details for each dose in the Instructions for Use below. For a quick overview, see the reference guides or the video.
Your doctor will walk you through how to inject Aimovig, and detailed instructions are provided in the packaging—any information on this website should not replace those instructions. If you have further questions, please contact your doctor.
Know your dose
Aimovig comes in two doses: 70 mg/mL and 140 mg/mL. Each dose comes in an easy-to-use autoinjector. Ask your doctor which dose is best for you.
of patients found the autoinjector device easy to use.*
Based on a study of about 200 adults with migraine who performed a simulated injection
Need-to-know info about the SureClick® autoinjector:
Injecting Aimovig takes about 15 seconds or less
The needle is hidden inside the safety guard
Must be stored in the refrigerator (at 36-46°F/2-8°C) in the original carton to protect it from light
Please don’t freeze or shake it
Once out of the refrigerator, it should be kept at room temperature (up to 25°C/77°F) in the original carton, and it must be used within 7 days
Throw it away if it’s been at room temperature for more than 7 days
Leave the autoinjector at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before injecting
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
In clinical studies, the most common injection site reactions were pain, redness, and swelling.
Frequently asked questions
How should I store my autoinjectors?You should store Aimovig in the refrigerator at 36-46°F/2-8°C. Keep it in the original carton to protect the medicine from light. Don't freeze or shake the Aimovig SureClick® autoinjector. It is important to keep Aimovig out of the reach of children. When you are ready to take Aimovig, remove it from the refrigerator at least 30 minutes prior to use so it reaches room temperature. If you remove Aimovig from the refrigerator, it can be stored at room temperature (68-77°F/20-25°C) in the original carton and used within 7 days. It is important to safely throw away Aimovig right after using it or if it has been left at room temperature (68-77°F/20-25°C) for more than 7 days. Do not throw away Aimovig in your household trash. You can safely dispose of your autoinjector in an FDA-cleared sharps disposal container. See the detailed 70 mg/mL Instructions for Use or the 140 mg/mL Instructions for Use for complete information about how to take Aimovig.
What will happen if I press the button before I’m ready to do the injection on my skin?
Can I move the autoinjector around on my skin while I am choosing an injection site?It’s okay to move the autoinjector around on your skin as long as you don’t press the start button. However, if you press the start button and the safety guard is pushed into the autoinjector, the injection will begin. See the detailed 70 mg/mL Instructions for Use or the 140 mg/mL Instructions for Use for complete information about how to take Aimovig.
Can I release the start button after I start my injection?
Will the start button pop up after I release my thumb?
What if I don’t hear a click after pushing the device down on my skin for 15 seconds?
Should I take Aimovig on the same day every month?Aimovig is FDA-approved to be taken once a month, according to the Prescribing Information. Talk to your doctor about your dosing schedule.
What are the most common side effects of Aimovig?The most common side effects of Aimovig include pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site and constipation. Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all of the possible side effects of Aimovig. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You are encouraged to report side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call
1-800-FDA-1088. Read this lmportant Safety Information.
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