What should I know before starting LIBTAYO?

Before you receive LIBTAYO, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:

  • have immune system problems such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, or lupus;
  • have had an organ transplant;
  • have lung or breathing problems;
  • have liver or kidney problems;
  • have diabetes;
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant; LIBTAYO can harm your unborn baby
  • Females who are able to become pregnant:

    • Your healthcare provider will give you a pregnancy test before you start treatment.
    • You should use an effective method of birth control during your treatment and for at least 4 months after your last dose of LIBTAYO. Talk with your healthcare provider about birth control methods that you can use during this time.
    • Tell your healthcare provider right away if you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant during treatment with LIBTAYO.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if LIBTAYO passes into your breast milk. Do not breastfeed during treatment and for at least 4 months after the last dose of LIBTAYO.

What are the possible side effects of LIBTAYO?

LIBTAYO can cause serious side effects, including those described on the side effects tab. The most common side effects of LIBTAYO include tiredness, rash, diarrhea, muscle or bone pain, and nausea. These are not all the possible side effects of LIBTAYO.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1.800.FDA.1088.

Talk with your healthcare team any time you have questions or concerns. Your healthcare team will watch for side effects as well during your treatment with LIBTAYO. They may decide to pause or stop your treatment with LIBTAYO due to side effects.

Always follow your healthcare team’s advice about how and when to take LIBTAYO and how to manage side effects.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.
Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1.800.FDA.1088.