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Cimzia

certolizumab
Certolizumab is used to treat the symptoms of Crohn's disease after other treatments have failed. Certolizumab is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and plaque psoriasis. Certolizumab may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
certolizumab
DRUG TYPE
TNF alpha inhibitors

Frequently Asked Questions

Certolizumab affects your immune system. Serious and sometimes fatal infections may occur.

Your risk of infection may be higher if you have diabetes, HIV, a weak immune system, hepatitis B, chronic infections, if you use certain medications, or if you live in or travel to certain areas.

Call your doctor at once if you have symptoms such as fever, chills, cough, diarrhea, night sweats, flu symptoms, or skin sores.

Using certolizumab may also increase your risk of developing certain types of cancer, including a rare fast-growing type of lymphoma that can be fatal.

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