Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Cosentyx

Descriptions


Secukinumab injection is used to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in patients who may benefit from receiving phototherapy (ultraviolet light treatment) or other treatments. It is also used alone or together with other medicines (eg, methotrexate) to treat active psoriatic arthritis.

Secukinumab injection is also used to treat active ankylosing spondylitis and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (a type of arthritis in the spine) with objective signs of swelling.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution