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Taltz ® (ixekizumab)
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Taltz Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)
Taltz® (ixekizumab): Method of Administration in Adults
Ixekizumab is for subcutaneous injection.
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
is for subcutaneous injection. Injection sites may be alternated. If
possible, areas of the skin that show psoriasis should be avoided as
injection sites. The solution/the syringe must not be shaken.1
ixekizumab injection is to be administered
a different anatomic location (such as upper arms, thighs, or any
quadrant of the abdomen) than the previous injection, and
into areas where the skin is tender, bruised, erythematous,
indurated, or affected by psoriasis.2
into the upper outer arm may be performed by a caregiver or
proper training in subcutaneous injection technique, patients may
self-inject ixekizumab if a healthcare professional determines that
it is appropriate. However, the physician should ensure appropriate
follow-up of patients. Comprehensive instructions for administration
are given in the package leaflet and the user manual.1
are 2 presentations for ixekizumab.
80 mg/ml solution is contained in a single-dose prefilled pen.
80 mg/ml solution is contained in a single-dose prefilled syringe.1
Taltz [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland
B.V., The Netherlands.
Data on file, Eli Lilly and Company and/or one of its subsidiaries.
Date of Last Review:June 17, 2020
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