Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Amevive

Descriptions


Alefacept injection is used to treat chronic plaque psoriasis, which is a skin disease with red and white scales that don't go away. This medicine is given to patients who have used other medicines that did not work well.

Alefacept is an immunosuppressant. It works on the immune system to treat the symptoms of plaque psoriasis.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution