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Golimumab

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How do I take golimumab and how long does it take to work?

Golimumab is usually given as a 50 mg injection on the same day every month. If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember. It should start working in 12–14 weeks (after 3–4 doses). Read more >

Can golimumab affect other medications and treatments?

You may be prescribed golimumab along with other drugs, including methotrexate. You should discuss any new medications with your doctor and always tell any other doctor treating you that you’re on golimumab.
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Can I drink alcohol if I'm on golimumab?

There's no known interaction between golimumab and alcohol. If you're also taking methotrexate you should drink well within government guidelines, because methotrexate and alcohol can interact to damage your liver.


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