"What are the different types of rheumatoid arthritis medicines?
Rheumatoid arthritis responds most effectively to treatment when it is initiated early. It is then easier to treat and easier to respond to treatments. Medications used t"...
Simponi Injection Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is golimumab (Simponi Injection)?
- What are the possible side effects of golimumab (Simponi Injection)?
- What is the most important information I should know about golimumab (Simponi Injection)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using golimumab (Simponi Injection)?
- How should I use golimumab (Simponi Injection)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Simponi Injection)?
- What happens if I overdose (Simponi Injection)?
- What should I avoid while using golimumab (Simponi Injection)?
- What other drugs will affect golimumab (Simponi Injection)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Simponi Injection)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember, and then go back to your regular injection schedule. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Simponi Injection)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using golimumab (Simponi Injection)?
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while you are being treated with golimumab.
What other drugs will affect golimumab (Simponi Injection)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
- abatacept (Orencia);
- anakinra (Kineret);
- rituximab (Rituxan);
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);
- digoxin (digitalis, Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps);
- theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Uniphyl);
- seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol), divalproex (Depakote), phenytoin (Dilantin), or valproic acid (Depakene); or
- a heart rhythm medication such as disopyramide (Norpace), procainamide (Procan, Pronestyl), or quinidine (Quin-G).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with golimumab. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about golimumab.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by Cerner Multum, Inc. ('Multum') is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. Multum information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States and therefore Multum does not warrant that uses outside of the United States are appropriate, unless specifically indicated otherwise. Multum's drug information does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients or recommend therapy. Multum's drug information is an informational resource designed to assist licensed healthcare practitioners in caring for their patients and/or to serve consumers viewing this service as a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners. The absence of a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or drug combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. Multum does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information Multum provides. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
Copyright 1996-2013 Cerner Multum, Inc. Version: 3.01. Revision date: 9/13/2011.
Your use of the content provided in this service indicates that you have read,understood and agree to the End-User License Agreement,which can be accessed by clicking on this link.
Additional Simponi Injection Information
- Simponi Injection Drug Interactions Center: golimumab subq
- Simponi Injection Side Effects Center
- Simponi Injection Overview including Precautions
- Simponi Injection FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
Simponi Injection - User Reviews
Simponi Injection User Reviews
Now you can gain knowledge and insight about a drug treatment with Patient Discussions.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Get the latest treatment options