What is Cimzia?

Cimzia is used to treat the symptoms of Crohn’s disease after other treatments have failed, as well as a variety of rheumatic diseases and skin conditions. 

Belonging to a classification of drugs known as tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors, Cimzia reduces the effects of TNF in the body which has shown to be responsible for causing inflation.

What does Cimzia treat?

  • Crohn’s disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Spondyloarthritis
  • Plaque Psoriasis

Side Effects

  • Rash
  • Stomach pain and nausea
  • Headache
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Injection site reaction
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Infusion Duration

30 minutes

Infusion Cycle

3 times a week or once every 2 weeks

What to Expect During Your Injection

Before your injection, it is important to drink plenty of water and come to your appointment hydrated. Additionally, you must alert us as soon as possible to any changes in your insurance to ensure that we are still an in-network provider for your infusion therapy.

  1. Your dedicated infusion nurse will check your vitals and review your medical history to check for improvements or potential side effects of your infusion therapy. 
  2. Your nurse will begin your infusion and check in on you periodically during your treatment. 
  3. After your infusion, your nurse will monitor you for 30 minutes to ensure you do not have any complications or reactions to your injection. 

Why patients choose Pure to receive their Cimzia injection:

At Pure Infusion Suites®, we create an unmatched patient experience, improve healthcare outcomes and lower the cost of care.

Safe & Private Suites

  • Comfortable, private rooms with a relaxing, spa-like atmosphere
  • 55” TVs with Netflix, Wifi, drinks, snacks, meals & more

Expert Medical Staff

  • Certified FNPs & infusion nurses on-site
  • Insurance pre-authorizations & re-authorizations
  • Patient lab work

Patient Assistance

  • Co-pay assistance & other financial aid programs
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Easy & convenient parking

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