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What should I know about Lucentis (ranibizumab) before taking it?

Before taking Lucentis (ranibizumab), you should be aware of the risks and side effects that are associated with this medicine. Lucentis may cause inflammation of the eye and also cause the retina of the eye to detach. Also, pregnant or nursing women and people who are allergic to Lucentis should not take it.

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