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How do biologic treatments for moderate to severe psoriasis work?

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Biologics block immune cells that are involved in psoriasis. These drugs are given by a shot or by an IV infusion.

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American Academy of Dermatology. Bhosle, M. , June 2006. FDA. "FDA approves new psoriasis drug ." “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira. Medscape: "FDA OKs Biologic Guselkumab (Tremfya) for Plaque Psoriasis." National Psoriasis Foundation.




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Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on October 26, 2019

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American Academy of Dermatology. Bhosle, M. , June 2006. FDA. "FDA approves new psoriasis drug ." “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira. Medscape: "FDA OKs Biologic Guselkumab (Tremfya) for Plaque Psoriasis." National Psoriasis Foundation.




Health and Quality of Life OutcomesTaltz

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on October 26, 2019

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