Support


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Taltz Together is here to provide the resources and support your patients need. For assistance, call 1-844-TALTZ-NOW (1-844-825-8966) or enroll your patients in Taltz Together by completing the Dermatology Enrollment Form or Rheumatology Enrollment Form.


Offerings include:

Taltz support insurance

Insurance Investigation


Support injection training

Injection Training

  • Free of charge to patients and their families
  • Patients can choose either in-person or telephone training
  • Injection training videos available here

Ongoing support

Ongoing Support

  • A personal patient resource to help answer questions or concerns
  • Help is available Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 10 PM ET

Support field reimbursement

Field Reimbursement Support

The Field Reimbursement Manager is an experienced access professional who can help your patients navigate the complex access and reimbursement environment

The managers are

  • Knowledgeable: understand Taltz Together services, access challenges, and affordability options
  • Connected: integrated with the Taltz Together call center and understand the Taltz contracted specialty pharmacy network
  • Patient Focused: committed to providing information to support patient access to Taltz

Support sharps

Sharps Disposal Support

Allows patients to safely dispose of Taltz devices. Once the container is full, your patients can mail it back and contact Taltz Together to receive another one


Indications and Important Safety Information
Indications

Taltz is indicated for your adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and active ankylosing spondylitis (AS).

Taltz is also indicated for your adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (PsO) who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.

Important Safety Information
CONTRAINDICATIONS
Taltz is contraindicated in patients with a previous serious hypersensitivity reaction, such as anaphylaxis, to ixekizumab or to any of the excipients.

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
Infections
Taltz may increase the risk of infection. In clinical trials of patients with plaque psoriasis, the Taltz group had a higher rate of infections than the placebo group (27% vs 23%). A similar increase in risk of infection was seen in placebo-controlled trials of patients with psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Serious infections have occurred. Instruct patients to seek medical advice if signs or symptoms of clinically important chronic or acute infection occur. If a serious infection develops, discontinue Taltz until the infection resolves.

Pre-Treatment Evaluation for Tuberculosis
Evaluate patients for tuberculosis (TB) infection prior to initiating treatment with Taltz. Do not administer to patients with active TB infection. Initiate treatment of latent TB prior to administering Taltz. Closely monitor patients receiving Taltz for signs and symptoms of active TB during and after treatment.

Hypersensitivity
Serious hypersensitivity reactions, including angioedema and urticaria (each ≤0.1%), occurred in the Taltz group in clinical trials. Anaphylaxis, including cases leading to hospitalization, has been reported in post-marketing use with Taltz. If a serious hypersensitivity reaction occurs, discontinue Taltz immediately and initiate appropriate therapy.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
During Taltz treatment, monitor patients for onset or exacerbations of inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, including exacerbations, occurred at a greater frequency in the Taltz 80 mg Q2W group (Crohn’s disease 0.1%, ulcerative colitis 0.2%) than in the placebo group (0%) during clinical trials in patients with plaque psoriasis and in the Taltz Q4W group in ankylosing spondylitis trials (Crohn’s disease 1.0% [2 patients], ulcerative colitis 0.5% [1 patient]) than in the placebo group (Crohn’s disease 0.5% [1 patient], ulcerative colitis 0%). In the ankylosing spondylitis trials, serious events occurred in 1 patient in the Taltz group and 1 patient in the placebo group.

Immunizations
Prior to initiating therapy with Taltz, consider completion of all age-appropriate immunizations according to current immunization guidelines. Avoid use of live vaccines in patients treated with Taltz.

ADVERSE REACTIONS
Most common adverse reactions (≥1%) associated with Taltz treatment are injection site reactions, upper respiratory tract infections, nausea, and tinea infections. Overall, the safety profiles observed in patients with psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis were consistent with the safety profile in patients with plaque psoriasis, with the exception of influenza and conjunctivitis in psoriatic arthritis.

Please click to access the Prescribing Information and Medication Guide. Please see Instructions for Use included with the device.
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