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Biologics & Biosimilars Stelara

Ustekinumab - Handling

How should I handle Ustekinumab safely?

Ustekinumab - Storage

How should I store Ustekinumab ?

Ustekinumab solution for injection is a clear liquid. Its colour may vary from colourless to light yellow and may contain a few small translucent or white particles. Do not use it if the solution contains many/large particles or becomes cloudy or distinctively brown.

Do not shake the pre-filled syringe.

Store in a refrigerator at 2-8°C. Do not freeze.

Keep in original packaging or in a black ziplock bag to protect it from light.

Keep out of the reach of children.


How should I dispose of Ustekinumab safely?

After injecting Ustekinumab, the used syringe should be placed in a puncture resistant container such as a metal tin or sharps bin. You may bring the used metal tin or sharps bin to the pharmacy or clinic for proper disposal.

Ustekinumab - Additional Information

  • Updated on 10/31/2022 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup
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