Biologics are medicinal substances that are developed using biological processes. Biologics are often used to treat arthritis and psoriasis and as vaccines. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how biologics work, who should and shouldn't use them, side effects, and much more.
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Avoiding 6 Common Mistakes
From not seeing a rheumatologist to not getting the right medication, here are six mistakes to avoid when you have RA.
How to Get Help Paying For Your RA Meds
Learn why biologics, a class of drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, are expensive and where to find help paying for them.
Biologics For Crohn's Disease Treatment
What are biologic drugs? How do they control Crohn's disease?
Find the Right Doctor to Treat Your RA
Tips for choosing a rheumatologist or other doctor to treat your RA.
Biologics and RA: Risks and Rewards
Learn how biologics work to suppress an overactive immune system, and the benefits and side effects of using a biologic to treat your RA.
Surgery for Crohn’s Disease
Understanding the risks and benefits of Crohn’s disease surgery, when it’s recommended, and what kinds of surgery may help with Crohn’s symptoms.
Crohn's Disease: Your Treatment Options
Medications to help slow the progression and reduce pain and diarrhea of Crohn's disease.
New Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis: What's in the Pipeline
The latest on research and development about oral biologics to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Side Effects of RA Biologics
Arthritis Foundation President John H. Klippel, MD, explains the side effects of RA biologic drugs.
RA and Biologics
Biologics stave off crippling RA symptoms in some patients.
How Do Biologics Work?
Did your doctor prescribe a biologic? Here’s what they do.
Is My Biologic Working?
Biologics aren’t for everyone. Learn about how it could be successful for you.