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Secukinumab

 
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    Secukinumab
    Cosentyx 
  • Mechanism of Action

  • A human monoclonal antibody directed against IL-17A, a cytokine produced mainly by TH17 cells that activates neutrophils and promotes inflammation.

Clinical Use

  • Indications
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Plaque psoriasis
  • Adverse Effects
  • Infections (particularly upper respiratory tract infections)
  • Oral herpes
  • Diarrhoea
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