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This page contains a brief description that does not cover the medication. For more information read the review in Felleskatalogen.no for the respective drug.

Definition

Before start of treatment

Vaccines

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

Dosage

  • Common dosage in in adults is a syringe (injection) of 100mg each 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

Prescription

Physician controls / follow-up

  • Specialist / Specialist in Rheumatology and General Practitioner

Patient information

Medicines, BINDEVEVSSYKDOMMER.no


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