Taltz medication is used in the treatment of plaque psoriasis and certain types of arthritis (psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, axial spondyloarthritis).


Generic Name: ixekizumab (IX ee KIZ ue mab)
Brand Name: Taltz Autoinjector, Taltz Prefilled Syringe

Class: monoclonal antibodies

What is Taltz?

Taltz (ixekizumab) reduces inflammation by reducing the effects of the inflammation-causing substances and treatment of plaque psoriasis in adults and children at least 6 years old, active psoriatic arthritis or active ankylosing spondylitis and axial spondyloarthritis.

Uses of Taltz

  • Reduces inflammation.
  • Treatment of Plaque psoriasis.
  • Treatment of active psoriatic arthritis or active ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Treatment of axial spondyloarthritis.

Side effects of Taltz

  • Redness.
  • Irritation.
  • Pain at the injection site.

Consult your doctor immediately if any side effects occur, worsen, persist or any serious side effects occur.


  • Make sure you are not allergic to Taltz.
  • Tell your doctor about your medical history.
  • Before going under surgery tell your doctor about the medication.
  • Before any vaccination, discuss with your doctor about your medication.
  • In pregnancy, Taltz is not allowed.
  • Breastfeeding not allowed.


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