Cosentyx 300 Dose

Name: Cosentyx 300 Dose

Uses of Cosentyx 300 Dose

  • It is used to treat plaque psoriasis.
  • It is used to treat psoriatic arthritis.
  • It is used to treat ankylosing spondylitis.
  • It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.

What are some things I need to know or do while I take Cosentyx 300 Dose?

  • Tell all of your health care providers that you take this medicine. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
  • If you have a latex allergy, talk with your doctor.
  • Have blood work checked as you have been told by the doctor. Talk with the doctor.
  • You may have more chance of getting an infection. Wash hands often. Stay away from people with infections, colds, or flu.
  • Make sure you are up to date with all your vaccines before treatment with Cosentyx 300 Dose.
  • Talk with your doctor before getting any vaccines. Use with this medicine may either raise the chance of an infection or make the vaccine not work as well.
  • You will need a TB (tuberculosis) test before starting Cosentyx 300 Dose.
  • If you have inflammatory bowel disease like ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, talk with your doctor. New and worsening inflammatory bowel disease has happened with this medicine. Sometimes this may be very bad. Talk with your doctor.
  • If you are taking cyclosporine, talk with your doctor. You may need to have your blood work checked more closely while you are taking it with Cosentyx 300 Dose.
  • If you are taking warfarin, talk with your doctor. You may need to have your blood work checked more closely while you are taking it with this medicine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using Cosentyx 300 Dose while you are pregnant.
  • Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.

If OVERDOSE is suspected

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

For the Consumer

Applies to secukinumab: subcutaneous powder for solution, subcutaneous solution

Along with its needed effects, secukinumab may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking secukinumab:

More common
  • Fever
  • headache
  • muscle aches
  • sore throat
  • stuffy or runny nose
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
Less common
  • Body aches or pain
  • chills
  • cough
  • difficulty with breathing
  • ear congestion
  • hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  • loss of voice
  • redness of the skin
Incidence not known
  • Diarrhea
  • difficulty with swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • rectal bleeding
  • severe diarrhea
  • severe stomach pain
  • tightness in the chest
  • weight loss

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

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