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Taltz ® (ixekizumab)
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Taltz Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)
Taltz® (ixekizumab): Needle information
The needle on the Taltz pre-filled pen and pre-filled syringe is permanently attached and cannot be taken off.
comes with a 27 gauge (thin wall) x 12.7 mm permanently built in
needle. The needle can not be removed or replaced with another type
the Taltz pre-filled pen and the pre-filled syringe contain the same
internal glass syringe component. 1
pre-filled pen has a staked hidden needle. It will not work with
safety shields for needles.
did not test and does not recommend the usage of safety needle
shields with the pre-filled syringe.1
needle on the Taltz pre-filled pen is set to inject to approximately
injection depth on the Taltz pre-filled syringe is controlled by the
needle is made of stainless steel that contains nickel.
needle is covered with silicon (lubrication for injection comfort).1
needle cap should not be put back on. The pre-filled pen and the
pre-filled syringe should be disposed of in a sharps container or as
directed by the doctor, pharmacist or nurse.2
filled sharps container should not be recycled.2
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.
Date of Last Review:November 05, 2020
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