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How often do you take golimumab to treat rheumatoid arthritis?

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You take golimumab monthly if by injection and every eight weeks by IV.

SOURCES:

Actemra Medication Guide.

Amgen Prescribing Information, Amjevita.

Enbrel Medication Guide.

FDA prescribing information for Orencia.

FDA: "Cimzia Medication Guide," “FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade,” "Prescribing Information, Infliximab-dyyb (Inflectra)," “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

Humira Prescribing Information.

Janssen Biotech Inc.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Handout on Health: Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Remicade Medication Guide.

Rituxan Medication Guide and Prescribing Guide.

Simponi Prescribing Information.

Xeljanz Medication Guide.

News Release, FDA.

UpToDate: “Abatacept: Drug Information,” “Rituximab: Drug Information.”

Reviewed by David Zelman on October 13, 2019

SOURCES:

Actemra Medication Guide.

Amgen Prescribing Information, Amjevita.

Enbrel Medication Guide.

FDA prescribing information for Orencia.

FDA: "Cimzia Medication Guide," “FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade,” "Prescribing Information, Infliximab-dyyb (Inflectra)," “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

Humira Prescribing Information.

Janssen Biotech Inc.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Handout on Health: Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Remicade Medication Guide.

Rituxan Medication Guide and Prescribing Guide.

Simponi Prescribing Information.

Xeljanz Medication Guide.

News Release, FDA.

UpToDate: “Abatacept: Drug Information,” “Rituximab: Drug Information.”

Reviewed by David Zelman on October 13, 2019

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