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In order to help ensure safe use of Cimzia, warnings and precautions for the medication should be discussed with your healthcare provider before treatment begins. It is important to know that Cimzia may increase your risk of infections, worsen multiple sclerosis and certain other conditions, and cause heart failure. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should talk to your healthcare provider before using Cimzia.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Cimzia?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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