How do I take a biologic?
There are many available biologics to choose from, and they vary in the way they are given and how often they are taken. The Table below summarizes how you might take these medicines.
|INJECTION UNDER THE SKIN||IV INFUSION|
|WHERE IT IS GIVEN||At home||At home or infusion center|
|HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GIVE THE DOSE||About 10 seconds||Varies with medicine:|
30 minutes or 2 hours
|HOW OFTEN IT IS GIVEN||Varies with medicine:|
every 2, 4, or 8 weeks
|Every 8 weeks|