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Active ingredients: ixekizumab
What it is used for
Plaque psoriasis,TALTZ is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.,Psoriatic arthritis,TALTZ is indicated for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis in adult patients who have responded inadequately, or who are intolerant, to previous DMARD therapy.,TALTZ may be used as monotherapy or in combination with a conventional DMARD (e.g. methotrexate).,Axial spondyloarthritis - Ankylosing Spondylitis (Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis),TALTZ is indicated for the treatment of active ankylosing spondylitis in adult patients.,Axial spondyloarthritis - Non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis,TALTZ is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis with objective signs of inflammation as indicated by elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) and/or MRI evidence, who have responded inadequately to, or are intolerant to, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Subcutaneous. This medicine is injected, usually with a short needle or pen-like device, into the fat just beneath the skin.
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Protect from Light
- Do not Shake
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear to opalescent, colourless to slightly yellow to slightly brown solution.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient ixekizumab
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
This medicine is under additional monitoring as it is new or being used in a different way. You can help identify new safety information by reporting any side effects you may get.