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“Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to his physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity. We recognize the importance of and are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement applies to our collection and use of personal information through our website and through our offline business-related interactions with you, which, in the course of its ordinary business activities, Amryt may collect or receive. The collection, storage, adaptation or alteration, transfer, use, deletion, and other processing of Personal Data will be governed nationally, internationally, and regionally by data protection laws and regulations, such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In our globalized marketplace, the laws and standards of many countries must be considered when undertaking the collection, storage and transfer of Personal Data. When in doubt, please consult an appropriate internal resource, such as Legal, Compliance or Human Resources.
Amryt will not collect any Personal Data about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them. When you visit Amryt’s website, a web server collects some basic information such as your internet service provider’s domain name, which pages you accessed on the site, and when. We use this information only to analyze the use of our website to help guide improvements. We do not collect any personally identifiable information.
If you register for an alert service on this site, you will need to provide your name and email address. This information will be held by Investis and may be accessed by Investis Corporate Communications PVT. Ltd (a subsidiary of Investis) from its premises in India for administration of the alert service.
The information disclosed will not be used for any other purpose. It will be stored securely and will not be shared with third parties. By registering for the alerts, you consent to this use of your name and email address.
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Name: John McEvoy
Phone: +353 1 518 0200 (Head Office)
Postal address: 90 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
What is Myalept?
Myalept® (metreleptin) is a leptin replacement therapy used with a doctor-recommended diet to treat problems caused by not having enough leptin (leptin deficiency) in people with generalized lipodystrophy.
Important Safety Information
Myalept is only available through a restricted program called the Myalept Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Program. Your doctor must be enrolled and certified in the program in order to prescribe Myalept.
Myalept may cause serious side effects, including:
You should not take Myalept if you:
Before using Myalept, tell your doctor if you have any medical conditions including if you:
Other possible side effects
The most common side effects of Myalept include headache, low blood sugar, decreased weight, and/or abdominal pain.
You may get low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) if you take Myalept with other medicines used to lower blood sugar, such as insulin or sulfonylurea. Your doses of these medications may need to be lowered while you use Myalept. Tell your doctor right away if you experience shakiness, sweating, headache, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, confusion, irritability, hunger, fast heartbeat, or a jittery feeling because these may be signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
For newborns and infants, mix Myalept with sterile water for injection (preservative-free) (WFI). Serious side effects including death have happened in newborns or infants who have received the preservative benzyl alcohol. Bacteriostatic water for injection contains benzyl alcohol and it should not be used to mix Myalept for newborns and infants.
Myalept may worsen symptoms caused by certain problems in your immune system (autoimmune disorder). Ask your doctor about what symptoms you should watch for that may require further testing.
Talk to your doctor about any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of Myalept. For more information, speak to your doctor or pharmacist. Tell your doctor about all the medications you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Take Myalept exactly as your doctor instructs you.