This drug is utilized to treat plaque psoriasis and a specific kind of joint pain (psoriatic joint pain). Ixekizumab has a place with a class of medications known as monoclonal antibodies. It works by obstructing a specific normal protein in your body (interleukin-17A) that may cause irritation and swelling.
Peruse the Medication Guide and Instructions for Use given by your drug specialist before you begin utilizing ixekizumab and each time you get a refill. On the off chance that you have any inquiries, ask your specialist or drug specialist.
Prior to treatment with this drug, your specialist will test you for tuberculosis (TB). Your specialist ought to likewise screen you for side effects of TB amid and after treatment with this medication. If necessary, treatment for tuberculosis or different contaminations ought to be given before accepting this medicine.
This prescription is given by infusion under your skin as coordinated by your specialist. The infusion is given in the upper arms, thighs, or midriff (something like 1 inch from your paunch catch). The measurement and treatment plan depend on your ailment and reaction to treatment. Adhere to your specialist’s directions cautiously.
On the off chance that you are utilizing this drug at home, gain proficiency with all planning and use guidelines from your medicinal services proficient and the item directions. Wash your hands before utilizing this prescription. Expel the drug from the cooler 30 minutes before you infuse it to enable it to achieve room temperature. Try not to heat up this drug some other route, for example, by warming in the microwave, setting in high temp water, or abandoning it in direct daylight. Try not to shake the medicine. The prescription ought to be clear or somewhat yellow. Prior to utilizing, check this item outwardly for darkness, particles, or staining. In the event that you see any of these things, don’t utilize the fluid. Prior to infusing each portion, clean the infusion site with scouring liquor. Change the infusion site each opportunity to decrease damage under the skin. Try not to infuse into skin that is aggravated, sore, wounded, red, hard, or influenced by psoriasis. To diminish wounding, don’t rub the infusion site after a shot. Figure out how to store and dispose of restorative supplies securely. Try not to reuse syringes.
Utilize this drug consistently to get the most profit by it. It might stamp your logbook with an update.
Tell your specialist if your condition improves or on the off chance that it deteriorates.
Redness, bothering, or torment at the infusion site may happen. Cold indications, (for example, runny/stuffy nose, hack) may likewise happen. In the event that any of these impacts last or deteriorate, tell your specialist or drug specialist instantly.