Stelara (ustekinumab) [Janssen]

  • Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
    • <100kg: initial dose- 45mg SC at day 1 & 4 weeks later, then 45mg q 12 weeks
    • >100kg: initial dose- 90mg SC at day 1 & 4 weeks later, then 90mg q 12 weeks
  • Crohn’s Disease
    • A single IV dose: up to 55kg- 260mg, >55-85kg- 390mg, >85kg- 520mg
    • Followed by: 90mg SC, 8 weeks after initial IV dose, then q 8 weeks thereafter
  • Can be used in combination with methotrexate for pts with psoriatic arthritis
  • Need patient weight, PPD or QuantiFERON


  1. Please open authorization forms at left. Fill out the forms on your computer, save and print.
  2. Open Physician Orders for the office of your choice (at left). Save to your computer, print and fill out.
  3. The following tests should be performed and test results faxed to Pacific Infusion before the patient’s first visit:
    Ustekinumab – CXR, PPD
  4. Fax the following to Pacific Infusion Center (310) 297-9222:
    • Completed and signed forms/order
    • Copy of the patient’s insurance card(s)
    • Demographics
    • OV notes
    • Tried and failed medications
    • Labs
    • Drug Enrollment Forms
  5. After the patient’s infusion appointment, one of our nurses will fax a copy of the infusion notes to your office.