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.

SmartJect® Autoinjector

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®.Ease-of-Use Commendation

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.

Please refer to the Medication Guide and Instructions for Use, included with your SIMPONI® medication, for more information on injecting with SIMPONI®.

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.

SmartJect® Autoinjector

SmartJect® autoinjector

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.

Watch Now Get the SmartJect® Autoinjector Reminder Guide*

SmartJect® autoinjector reusable trainer

SmartJect® autoinjector reusable trainer

With no needle or medicine inside, it’s a great way to practice self-injecting as often as you like, before using the actual SmartJect® autoinjector with your SIMPONI® medication.

Watch Now Get the SmartJect® Autoinjector Trainer Guide*

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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, 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.

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