Simponi Medication Information
Available by prescription, Simponi™ (golimumab) is a drug used to treat ankylosing spondylitis and certain other inflammatory conditions that affect the joints or skin. There is only one standard recommended dose for this medicine, regardless of your age or weight. It is injected by you, a healthcare provider, or a caregiver once a month. Common side effects of this product include high blood pressure and skin redness at the site of the injection.
It's important to review Simponi's safety information with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. This medication may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider knows if you have any other medical conditions (such as congestive heart failure or multiple sclerosis) or are taking any other medicines, including nonprescription drug and supplements.
(For more information on this medication, click Simponi. This article gives a more in-depth discussion, explaining how Simponi works to decrease inflammation, what to expect while taking it, and how to ensure the effectiveness of each dose.)