Certolizumab

 

General English name: Certolizumab

Brand: Cimzia

Application: Inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and psoriasis - Crohn's disease

 

 

 

 

 

Forms of Sertolizumbe

Sertolizumbe Drug Information

The correct amount and method of taking Certolizumab

Contraindications Sertolizumbe Taking Sertolizumbe during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of taking Certolizumab on driving

Drug interaction with sertolizum

Certolizumab Warning

Side effects of sertolizumab

Side effects of Certolizumab overdose (Sertolizumab poisoning)

Storage conditions of Certolizumab

 

 

 

 

Forms of Sertolizumbe

Ampoule

 

Sertolizumbe Drug Information

Sertolizum is used to reduce the pain and swelling of certain inflammatory diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis) and certain intestinal diseases (Crohn's disease). Certolizumab belongs to a class of drugs that block tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and reduces inflammation by blocking TNF (a substance made by the body that causes inflammation).

 

The correct amount and method of taking Certolizumab

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive medication information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of Certolizumab varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
  • It is injected subcutaneously (in the abdomen or thighs).
  • Remove the ampoule from the refrigerator 30 minutes before the injection to bring it to room temperature.
  • Sertolizumab should not be injected into an area of ​​skin that has been bruised or injured.
  • Try not to miss a dose of Certolizumab.

 

Contraindications Sertolizumbe

Note the expiration date of Sertolizumbe and do not take it if it has expired.

Never give Certolizumab to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with sertolizumbe, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Taking Sertolizumbe during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Taking sertolizumbe during pregnancy may be dangerous for the fetus.

 

The effect of taking Certolizumab on driving

Sertolizumbe can rarely cause vision changes in some people, if you have these symptoms, avoid driving.

 

 Drug interaction with sertolizum

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Ritoximab may interact with the following medicines: abatacept, anakinra, some live vaccines (such as the oral polio vaccine, nasal flu vaccine), and other medicines that weaken the immune system, such as azathioprine. Cancer chemotherapy drugs, cyclosporine).

Certolizumab may interfere with some tests and may affect the results of these specific laboratory tests. Tell your doctor or nurse before taking any tests that you are taking any medication.

 

Certolizumab Warning

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to know the following before taking sertolizumbe:

  • If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have a history of a specific infection (AIDS, tuberculosis (tuberculosis), hepatitis B).
  • If you have game wounds.
  • If your infection has recently recurred.
  • If you have a history of cancer.
  • If you have heart failure
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you have a bone marrow disease.
  • If you have a nervous system problem (MS or epilepsy).
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of sertolizumab

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Redness and pain at the injection site

Cough

Sore throat

Nasal congestion and runny nose

Joint pain

Fever, chills, persistent sore throat, persistent cough, night sweats, difficulty breathing, frequent or painful urination, abnormal vaginal discharge, thrush, bruising or bleeding, swollen joints, rash on nose and cheeks, eye pain, Vision changes, dizziness, numbness or burning in the hands and feet, seizures, symptoms of heart failure (such as shortness of breath, swelling of the legs and ankles, unusual tiredness, sudden weight gain and change): See your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms. Kurds.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to Certolizumab.

 

Side effects of Certolizumab overdose (Sertolizumab poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of Certolizumab

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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