Cimzia Dosage

For Crohn's disease, the recommended starting dose of Cimzia is two 200-mg injections every two weeks until you have received three doses. After that, if the medication appears to be working, it will be continued with one dose every four weeks. Your healthcare provider must give you your doses; the injections are given just under the skin in either the abdomen or thigh.

Dosage for Cimzia: An Overview

The dosage of Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) will vary depending on the condition being treated. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 

Recommended Cimzia Dose for Crohn's

The starting recommended dose of Cimzia for treating Crohn's disease in adults is 400 mg (two 200-mg injections) every two weeks for three doses. After that, if Cimzia seems to be working, the recommended dosage is Cimzia 400 mg (two 200-mg injections) every four weeks.
 

Recommended Cimzia Dose for Rheumatoid Arthritis or Psoriatic Arthritis

The starting recommended dose of Cimzia for treating rheumatoid arthritis or psoriatic arthritis in adults is 400 mg (two 200-mg injections) every two weeks for three doses. After that, if Cimzia seems to be working, the recommended dosage is Cimzia 200 mg (one injection) every other week. For "maintenance dosing" (to help keep the disease under control after it has been effectively treated), your healthcare provider might recommend 400 mg (two 200-mg injections) just once a month).
 

Recommended Cimzia Dose for Ankylosing Spondylitis

The starting recommended dose of Cimzia for treating ankylosing spondylitis in adults is 400 mg (two 200-mg injections) every two weeks for three doses. After that, if Cimzia seems to be working, the recommended dosage is either Cimzia 200 mg every two weeks or Cimzia 400 mg (two 200-mg injections) every four weeks.
 
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