How to Take SIMPONI®
If your doctor decides to treat you with SIMPONI®, you will need to be trained on the proper way to self-inject SIMPONI® directly under the skin. Then you can inject SIMPONI® in the comfort of your home — just once each month — without having to travel to your doctor’s office for your injection. To learn more, click on a tab below.
Specially designed with your needs in mind.
The SmartJect® autoinjector is specially designed with your needs in mind to help you self-inject— without ever having to see the needle. The SmartJect® autoinjector has an easy-to-grip, oval-shaped body and a button on the side that takes only a simple squeeze to inject SIMPONI® under the skin. Other built-in features include:
- a thin needle that remains hidden throughout the injection process
- a safety sleeve that has to be pressed firmly against the skin for the medicine to inject
- a yellow indicator that appears in the viewing window when you have finished injecting to let you know the autoinjector has worked properly
The SmartJect® autoinjector has been awarded the "Ease-of-Use Commendation" by the Arthritis Foundation®.
Once your doctor determines you can self-inject using the SmartJect® autoinjector, you can take your SIMPONI® medicine at home, without having to travel to your doctor’s office for your injection.
SmartJect® Autoinjector Demonstration Videos
Watch these videos to review the steps for injecting your SIMPONI® medication with the SmartJect® autoinjector and for using the SmartJect® autoinjector reusable trainer — a great way to practice before your actual injection.
The injection demonstration videos and guides are not meant to replace the Instructions for Use that come with your SIMPONI® medication and SmartJect® autoinjector reusable trainer. Please read those instructions prior to using either device.
Watch as the video demonstrates the steps for using the SmartJect® autoinjector to inject your SIMPONI® medication. It’s specially designed with your needs in mind to help you inject your SIMPONI® medication — without ever having to see the needle.
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Selected Important Safety Information
SIMPONI® (golimumab) can lower your ability to fight infections. Serious and sometimes fatal events may occur. There have been reports of serious infections including tuberculosis (TB) and infections caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses that have spread throughout the body. Other possible serious side effects may include lymphoma, skin cancer, a rare and fatal cancer called hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma, other cancers, hepatitis B, heart failure, nervous system problems, lupus-like syndrome, or allergic reactions. To learn more about these and other risks, please read the Important Safety Information and the Medication Guide, and talk with your doctor.