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Cosentyx
Specialty Drug

Secukinumab

SECUKINUMAB is used to treat psoriasis. It is also used to treat psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Compare interleukin antagonists.
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Cosentyx Latest News

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Taltz Offers Another Monthly Psoriasis Treatment

The GoodRx Pharmacist - April 14, 2016

Newly approved injection Taltz (ixekizumab) will offer another treatment option for plaque psoriasis.

The American Academy of Dermatology estimates that nearly 7.5 million people in the United States suffer from psoriasis. It can cause itchy, dry, scaly patches of skin, and comes along with many complications and other diseases, including arthritis, depression, obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure. See More

New Psoriasis Med Cosentyx Has Been Approved

The GoodRx Pharmacist - February 27, 2015

Cosentyx (secukinumab), a new treatment for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults, was approved by the FDA in January 2015. It is expected to be available within five to twelve weeks.

What is psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes the skin of an affected person to be red and irritated. The severity of psoriasis is based on how much of the body is covered and how bad it is. Psoriasis may be classified as:

• Mild (less than 3% of the body has psoriasis)
• Moderate (3 – 10% of the body has psoriasis)
• Severe (greater than 10% of the body has psoriasis)

Are there different types of psoriasis?

Yes. See More

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