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This page contains a brief description that does not cover the medication. For more information read the review in for the respective drug.


Before start of treatment


  • Consider annual flu vaccine
  • Evaluate pneumococcal vaccine before starting treatment (effect for 5-10 years)
  • Consider hepatitis B vaccine before initiating treatment (exposed persons)
  • "Live vaccines" should not be used
  • More about vaccines here (in Danish)


  • Common dosage in in adults is a syringe (injection) of 100mg every day
  • Combination with Methotrexate possible
  • Children the dose is calculated based on body weight. The current starting dose is 1-2mg / kg / day. Some people get higher doses eventually


Physician controls / follow-up

  • Specialist / Specialist in Rheumatology and General Practitioner

Patient information


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