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Is Taltz right for you?

Taltz is available to treat adult patients with active ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and active psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Taltz is also used to treat adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (PsO) who may benefit from taking injections or pills (systemic therapy) or phototherapy (treatment using ultraviolet or UV light).

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Taltz helped more than half of people experience joint symptom improvement at 24 weeks, including less joint pain and stiffness, plus improved mobility. Of those who continued treatment, most maintained those results at 3 years*.

*After completion of the initial clinical trial, additional data was collected in an extended, less rigorous study.

People with psoriatic arthritis taking Taltz experienced an improvement at 24 weeks in:

  • Pain and swelling in ligaments and tendons where they are attached/connected to the bone (also known as Enthesitis)
  • Swelling of fingers and toes (also known as Dactylitis)
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helps stop progression of psoriatic arthritis


For some people, Taltz is proven to help stop the progression of joint damage caused by psoriatic arthritis by week 16.

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Taltz improved the ability of some people at 24 weeks to perform daily activities such as getting in and out of bed, dressing themselves, going for walks, gripping objects, reaching for objects high and low, maintaining personal hygiene, and tying their shoes.

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For patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis


Taltz is the first and only treatment of its kind* that offers a chance at 100% clear skin. With Taltz, up to 90% of people saw a significant improvement of their psoriasis plaques.

*IL-17A antagonist that includes 100% clear skin in the Prescribing Information.

4 out of 10 achieved completely clear skin at 12 weeks.

Select Safety Information

Your doctor should check you for tuberculosis (TB) before you start Taltz, and watch you closely for signs of TB during and after treatment with Taltz. If you have TB, or had it in the past, your doctor may treat you for it before you start Taltz.

Real success stories

A great way to know that a psoriatic arthritis treatment works is to hear it from someone who’s experienced success firsthand.

Individual results may vary.

Meet Patti, and find out why she is glad she is being treated for psoriatic arthritis with Taltz.

Now that you’ve seen what’s possible, find out how to save on Taltz.

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Ask your doctor about Taltz

Find a rheumatologist

Finding the right rheumatologist is important. If you need help locating one, a list of rheumatologists provided by the National Psoriasis Foundation can be found here.

Connecting to communities

For inspiration and support, we’ve provided some sites that can connect you with communities where you can find success stories, insights, and understanding from those who know what you’re going through.

Arthritis Foundation

National Psoriasis Foundation

Purpose and Safety Summary

Important Facts About Taltz® (tȯl-ts). It is a prescription medicine also known as ixekizumab.
Taltz is an injectable medicine used to treat adults:

  • With moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. It is for people who may benefit from taking injections or pills (systemic therapy) or treatment using ultraviolet or UV light (phototherapy).
  • With active psoriatic arthritis.
  • With active ankylosing spondylitis.

  • Taltz affects the immune system. It may increase your risk of infections, which can be serious. Do not use Taltz if you have any symptoms of infection, unless your doctor tells you to. If you have a symptom after starting Taltz, call your doctor right away.
  • Your doctor should check you for tuberculosis (TB) before you start Taltz, and watch you closely for signs of TB during and after treatment with Taltz.
  • If you have TB, or had it in the past, your doctor may treat you for it before you start Taltz.
  • Do not use Taltz if you have had a serious allergic reaction to ixekizumab or any other ingredient in Taltz, such as: swelling of your eyelids, lips, mouth, tongue or throat, trouble breathing, feeling faint, throat or chest tightness, or skin rash. Get emergency help right away if you have any of these reactions. See the Medication Guide that comes with Taltz for a list of ingredients.
  • Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease) can start or get worse with Taltz use. Tell your doctor if you have any of these symptoms or if they get worse: stomach pain, diarrhea, and weight loss.
  • You should not get live vaccines while taking Taltz. You should get the vaccines you need before you start Taltz.
Common side effects
The most common side effects of Taltz include:
  • Injection site reactions
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Nausea
  • Fungal infections
Tell your doctor if you have any side effects.You can report side effects at 1-800-FDA-1088 or
Before using
Before you use Taltz, review these questions with your doctor:
❑ Are you being treated for an infection?
❑ Do you have an infection that does not go away or keeps coming back?
❑ Do you have TB or have you been in close contact with someone with TB?
❑ Do you have possible symptoms of an infection such as fever, cough, sores, diarrhea, or other symptoms? Ask your doctor about other possible symptoms.
❑ Do you have Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis?
Tell your doctor if:
❑ You need any vaccines or have had one recently.
❑ You are under age 18. Taltz has not been approved in people under 18 years of age.
❑ You take prescription or over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements.
❑ You are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. It is not known if Taltz can harm an unborn baby.
❑ You are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed. It is not known if Taltz passes into breastmilk.
How to take
See the instructions for use that come with Taltz. There you will find information about how to store, prepare, and inject Taltz.
Learn more
For more information, call 1-800-545-5979 or go to
This summary provides basic information about Taltz and is not comprehensive. Read the information that comes with your prescription each time your prescription is filled. This information does not take the place of talking with your doctor. Be sure to talk to your doctor or other healthcare provider about Taltz and how to take it. Your doctor is the best person to help you decide if Taltz is right for you.
Taltz® is a registered trademark owned or licensed by Eli Lilly & Company, its subsidiaries, or affiliates.

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