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