This medication is used to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Tildrakizumab-asmn belongs to a class of drugs known as monoclonal antibodies. It works by blocking a certain natural substance in your body (interleukin-23) that may lead to the overgrowth of skin cells and redness/swelling seen in plaque psoriasis. Tildrakizumab-asmn can help lessen the symptoms of plaque psoriasis, including red, scaly, itchy patches of skin.
How to use
Before treatment with this medication, your doctor will test you for tuberculosis (TB). Your doctor should also monitor you for symptoms of TB during and after treatment with this drug. If needed, treatment for tuberculosis or other infections should be given before receiving this medication.
This medication is given by injection under your skin by a health care professional. It is given as directed by your doctor. After the first dose, another dose is usually given 4 weeks later, followed by doses every 12 weeks. The injection is given in the upper arms, thighs, or abdomen (at least 2 inches from your belly button). The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
The injection site should be changed each time to lessen injury under the skin. Your health care provider should avoid injecting under skin that is tender, bruised, red, hard, thick, scaly, or affected by psoriasis. To lessen bruising, do not rub the injection site after a shot.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. It may help to mark your calendar with a reminder.
Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.
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