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Cimzia (Certolizumab Pegol) For Injection

Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) – April 2012

Summary View

 

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

Risk of Serious Infections
  • Patients treated with Cimzia are at an increased risk for developing serious infections involving various organ systems and sites that may lead to hospitalization or death…
 
Immunizations
  • Patients treated with Cimzia may receive vaccinations, except for live or live attenuated vaccines. No data are available on the response to live vaccinations or the secondary transmission of infection by live vaccines in patients receiving Cimzia…