Frequently asked questions

Administration of AJOVY

AJOVY may be administered in office by a healthcare professional or at home by the patient or caregiver. AJOVY is available in an autoinjector. Guidance on proper subcutaneous techniques should be provided.

Using the AJOVY Autoinjector

Step 1

Autoinjector administration step 1

Uncap the autoinjector

With one hand, firmly pull the cap straight off the autoinjector (don’t twist) and throw the cap away immediately.

Step 2

Autoinjector administration step 2

Place at a 90° angle

Place the autoinjector at a 90° angle against your skin at your chosen injection site.

Step 3

Autoinjector administration step 3

Press down and hold autoinjector until 10 seconds after second click

Press down on the autoinjector. You will hear a click. This means the injection has started and you should see the blue plunger move down. You will hear a second click. Remove autoinjector 10 seconds after.

The above steps do not include the full administration instructions for the AJOVY Autoinjector.

Follow the links below to read the full Instructions for Use prior to administering AJOVY.

AJOVY is the only anti-CGRP injection with the option of dosing just 4 times a year

Only 4 injection days per year with quarterly dosing 675 mg SC

AJOVY can also be administered monthly 225 mg SC

Patients who previously participated in the clinical trials of AJOVY were recruited to complete an online survey.*

When given the power to choose:

Nearly 70% of people reported that they would choose quarterly dosing instead of monthly dosing.

Dosing for AJOVY

  • 253 chronic and episodic migraine patients who previously participated in clinical trials were recruited to complete an online survey. Patients, blinded as to whether they received monthly or quarterly injections of AJOVY, were asked, “Would you rather take the injectable migraine medicine as 1 injection once a month or 3 injections once every 3 months?” 69% of respondents said they’d rather take the quarterly dosing option and 31% said they’d rather take the monthly dosing option.1