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Taltz ® (ixekizumab)
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Taltz Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)
Taltz® (ixekizumab): How to confirm dose delivery
The dose was delivered when: in the pre-filled pen - the grey plunger is visible at the top of the clear base; in the pre-filled syringe - the green plunger rod is visible through the syringe body.
pre-filled pen has visual and audible signals to confirm the
injection was successfully completed. 1
perform the injection the user should press the green injection
will be a loud click that signifies the release of a spring inside
the pen. The user should keep holding the clear base firmly against
second loud click is heard in about 5 to 10 seconds after the first
one. It indicates that the injection is complete.
the injection completion, the grey plunger will now be visible below
the device label.1,2
the delivery, the user might not hear clicks or can hear a soft click
before the second loud click. The user should always check the
position of the grey plunger at the top of the clear base after the
injection. The grey plunger is
the most important indicator of a successful dose delivery.1
pre-filled syringe has visual signals to confirm the injection was
perform the injection the user should slowly push the plunger all the
way in until all the medicine is injected. The grey syringe plunger
should be pushed all the way to the end of the syringe. The user
should gently remove the needle from the skin.
injection is complete when:
green plunger rod is visible through the body of the syringe
grey syringe plunger is pushed all the way to the end of the
Data on file, Eli Lilly and Company and/or one of its subsidiaries.
Taltz EU Patient Information Leaflet – Instructions for Use,
Utrecht, The Netherlands: Eli Lilly Nederland B.V.
medicinal product is subject to additional monitoring. This will
allow quick identification of new safety information. Healthcare
professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions.
Date of Last Review:November 13, 2020
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