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What should I avoid while taking Lucentis (ranibizumab)?

You should avoid alcohol and tobacco  products while taking Lucentis (ranibizumab), as these substances raise the risk of macular degeneration. Talk to your doctor about other foods or medicines you should avoid while taking Lucentis. In addition, it is currently unknown how Lucentis affects pregnancy or breast milk. As you may want to avoid pregnancy or breastfeeding while on Lucentis, talk with your doctor to see if Lucentis is right for you.

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