Staying on Track
Staying on Track
We understand how important it is for you to take your TREMFYA® medication as your doctor prescribed. Janssen CarePath provides ongoing support that may help you stay on track with your TREMFYA® treatment.
Convenient disposal of your used syringes
It's important to properly dispose of your used injection devices. You can enroll in Safe Returns®, a service that allows you to properly dispose of your used injection devices after each dose of TREMFYA®, at no additional cost to you. Follow the instructions in the Safe Returns® pack. When your Safe Returns® mail-back box is received for disposal, a new pack will be sent to you in time for your next injection. To sign up for Safe Returns®, call 877-CarePath (877-227-3728).
Health Insurance Open Enrollment Information
Even if you keep the same health plan year to year, benefits can change. The information in the Health Insurance Open Enrollment Guide can help you review your coverage and make changes if needed to stay on treatment in your new benefit period, usually beginning January 1.
If you’re enrolled in Medicare and using Medicare insurance to pay for your medications, our Medicare Resource Guide provides important information to consider as you are selecting your insurance coverage.
Connecting with others in your community
Resources are available online that can offer support and help you connect with others who are living with your condition. These include local support groups, fundraising walks, outreach programs, online communities, and volunteer opportunities. The websites below can help you learn more about your condition and connect with others.
This website contains information about treatment with TREMFYA®. On this website, you can also get helpful information about your condition.
American Academy of Dermatology
The American Academy of Dermatology is dedicated to providing dermatologists with the information and resources they need to serve their patients. Additionally, patients can get expert insights into the care and treatment of their skin, hair, and nails for a lifetime of healthy habits.
Click here for Plaque Psoriasis Tips
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases. This website includes education and online community resources for people with arthritis and their families.
The online home of the Arthritis Foundation’s Arthritis Today magazine is a great source of tips and information for people living with arthritis.
CreakyJoints provides treatment information, advice from professionals, and public forums for people living with arthritis to share their experiences.
National Psoriasis Foundation
The National Psoriasis Foundation is a patient-driven, nonprofit organization that is the voice for the 5 million people affected by psoriatic diseases. The website’s mission is to improve lives through education, advocacy, and research.
Now that you have begun the journey with your TREMFYA® medication, please know we are here to help.
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TREMFYA® is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who may benefit from taking injections or pills (systemic therapy) or phototherapy (treatment using ultraviolet or UV light).
TREMFYA® is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with active psoriatic arthritis.
What is the most important information I should know about TREMFYA®?
TREMFYA® is a prescription medicine that may cause serious side effects, including:
Serious Allergic Reactions. Stop using TREMFYA® and get emergency medical help right away if you develop any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction:
- fainting, dizziness, feeling lightheaded (low blood pressure)
- swelling of your face, eyelids, lips, mouth, tongue or throat
- trouble breathing or throat tightness
- chest tightness
- skin rash, hives
Infections. TREMFYA® may lower the ability of your immune system to fight infections and may increase your risk of infections. Your healthcare provider should check you for infections and tuberculosis (TB) before starting treatment with TREMFYA® and may treat you for TB before you begin treatment with TREMFYA® if you have a history of TB or have active TB. Your healthcare provider should watch you closely for signs and symptoms of TB during and after treatment with TREMFYA®.
Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have an infection or have symptoms of an infection, including:
- fever, sweats, or chills
- muscle aches
- weight loss
- warm, red, or painful skin or sores on your body different from your psoriasis
- diarrhea or stomach pain
- shortness of breath
- blood in your phlegm (mucus)
- burning when you urinate or urinating more often than normal
Do not take TREMFYA® if you have had a serious allergic reaction to guselkumab or any of the ingredients in TREMFYA®.
Before using TREMFYA®, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
- have any of the conditions or symptoms listed in the section “What is the most important information I should know about TREMFYA®?”
- have an infection that does not go away or that keeps coming back.
- have TB or have been in close contact with someone with TB.
- have recently received or are scheduled to receive an immunization (vaccine). You should avoid receiving live vaccines during treatment with TREMFYA®.
- are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if TREMFYA® can harm your unborn baby.
- are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if TREMFYA® passes into your breast milk.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
What are the possible side effects of TREMFYA®?
TREMFYA® may cause serious side effects. See “What is the most important information I should know about TREMFYA®?”
The most common side effects of TREMFYA® include: upper respiratory infections, headache, injection site reactions, joint pain (arthralgia), diarrhea, stomach flu (gastroenteritis), fungal skin infections, herpes simplex infections, and bronchitis.
These are not all the possible side effects of TREMFYA®. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Use TREMFYA® exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to use it.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.