Taltz is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with active psoriatic arthritis. Taltz is also a treatment for adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who may benefit from taking injections or pills (systemic therapy) or phototherapy (treatment using ultraviolet or UV light).
Do not use Taltz if you have had a severe allergic reaction to ixekizumab or any of the other ingredients in Taltz. See the Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients in Taltz. If you have a severe allergic reaction, do not take another injection of Taltz.
Taltz is a medicine that affects your immune system and may lower the ability of your immune system to fight infections. Taltz may increase your risk of infections, which can sometimes become serious.
Before starting Taltz, tell your HCP(s) if you
After starting Taltz, call your HCP right away if you have any of the symptoms of infection listed above. Do not use Taltz if you have any symptoms of infection, unless you are instructed to by your HCP.
Tell your HCP about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Taltz may cause serious side effects, including
The most common side effects of Taltz include: injection site reactions, nausea, fungal infections, and upper respiratory infections. These are not all of the possible side effects of Taltz. Tell your HCP about any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Call your HCP for medical advice about side effects. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Store Taltz in the refrigerator, and protect it from light. Do not freeze Taltz or use Taltz if it has been frozen. Do not shake Taltz.
Taltz is available by prescription only.
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