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Taltz ® (ixekizumab)
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Taltz Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)
Taltz® (ixekizumab): Dosage Regimen for Psoriatic Arthritis
160 mg at week 0, then 80 mg every 4 weeks.
Regimen for Psoriatic Arthritis
recommended dose is 160 mg by subcutaneous injection (two 80 mg
injections) at Week 0, followed by 80 mg (one injection)
every 4 weeks thereafter.1
psoriatic arthritis patients with concomitant moderate to severe
plaque psoriasis, the recommended dosing regimen is the same as for
should be given to discontinuing treatment in patients who have shown
no response after 16 to 20 weeks of treatment. Some patients
with initially partial response may subsequently improve with
continued treatment beyond 20 weeks.1
in specific patient populations
elderly patients (≥ 65 years) is no dose adjustment required.
There is limited information in subjects aged ≥ 75 years.1
has not been studied in patients with renal or hepatic impairment. No
dose recommendations can be made.1
alone or in combination with methotrexate, is indicated for the
treatment of active psoriatic arthritis in adult patients who have
responded inadequately to, or who are intolerant to one or more
disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) therapies.1
is intended for use under the guidance and supervision of a physician
experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions for which
Ixekizumab is indicated.1
Taltz [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland
B.V., The Netherlands.
= conventional disease-modifying antirheumatic drug
= human immunodeficiency virus
= nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
= psoriatic arthritis
= every 2 weeks
= every 4 weeks
= tumor necrosis factor
Date of Last Review:June 05, 2019
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