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Certolizumab Pegol Dosage

Your dosage of certolizumab will depend on the medical condition being treated. For example, the usual starting dose for the treatment of Crohn's disease is two 200-mg injections every two weeks (at zero, two, and four weeks). After that, your healthcare provider will continue to give you one dose every four weeks if you respond well to the medication.

Dosage for Certolizumab Pegol: An Overview

The dosage of certolizumab pegol (Cimzia®) your healthcare provider recommends 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 Certolizumab Pegol Dosing for Crohn's

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

Recommended Certolizumab Pegol Dosing for Rheumatoid Arthritis or Psoriatic Arthritis

The starting recommended dose of certolizumab pegol 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 certolizumab pegol seems to be working, the recommended dosage is 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 Certolizumab Pegol Dose for Ankylosing Spondylitis

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