Taltz Dosage

Generic name: ixekizumab
Brand names: Taltz Autoinjector, Taltz Prefilled Syringe
Drug class: Interleukin inhibitors

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ (auto-injector): 80 mg; INJ (pre-filled syringe): 80 mg per mL

Psoriasis, mod-severe plaque

[80 mg SC q4wk]
Start: 160 mg SC x1, then 80 mg SC q2wk x12wk

Psoriatic arthritis

[80 mg SC q4wk]
Start: 160 mg SC x1

Ankylosing spondylitis

[80 mg SC q4wk]
Start: 160 mg SC x1

Axial spondyloarthritis, non-radiographic

[80 mg SC q4wk]

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
hepatic impairment: not defined

 Recommended Peds Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ (auto-injector): 80 mg; INJ (pre-filled syringe): 80 mg per mL

Psoriasis, mod-severe plaque

[6 yo and older, <25 kg]
Dose: 20 mg SC q4wk; Start: 40 mg SC x1
[6 yo and older, 25-50 kg]
Dose: 40 mg SC q4wk; Start: 80 mg SC x1
[6 yo and older, >50 kg]
Dose: 80 mg SC q4wk; Start: 160 mg SC x1

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
hepatic impairment: not defined

 

SRC: NLM .