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How is certolizumab pegol given?

Certolizumab is normally given as an injection. A medical professional will inject the medication under your skin, usually in your thigh or stomach region. This drug is given in two separate injections, normally about two weeks apart at first, then every four weeks for the duration of treatment. While you are taking certolizumab, your doctor will closely monitor your health. Certolizumab is sold under the brand name, Cimzia.

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