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Taltz ® (ixekizumab)
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Taltz Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)
Taltz® (ixekizumab): Transport and travel by patients
Ixekizumab should be stored at 2 ºC – 8 ºC also during travel. It may be stored unrefrigerated for up to 5 days at a temperature not above 30 ºC. During travel Ixekizumab should be kept in a carry-on luggage.
should be stored in a refrigerator (2 ºC – 8 ºC). It
should not be frozen.1
should be stored in the original package in order to protect from
may be stored unrefrigerated for up to 5 days at a temperature not
above 30 ºC.1
room temperature storage time may be applied cumulatively as long as
the total time does not exceed 5-days (120 hours) per each device.2
travelling on a plane:
should be kept in a carry-on luggage. It should not be packed with
checked luggage. It is possible for luggage hold areas to have wide
changes in temperatures. These temperatures may be too cold or too
in altitude that may be experienced when traveling do not impact the
dose accuracy of Ixekizumab.
screening equipment used at airports (X-rays) is not known to affect
recommend contacting the airline to get more information on
transporting medicinal devices containing needles.
does not provide cooler bags to travel with Ixekizumab. Patients can
refer to their pharmacist about finding a suitable product. Lilly
does not test, market or sell these products, therefore we cannot
recommend any of them.2
using a cooler bag, it is important not to let the device be in
direct contact with ice, frozen gel packs or freezing temperatures
(0°C or below). The medicine should always be protected from
light and freezing temperatures.2
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:October 16, 2020
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