Skyrizi, an interleukin inhibitor, is prescribed to alleviate inflammation associated with plaque psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, or Crohn's disease in adults. The recommended dose is 150mg administered every 12 weeks as two subcutaneous injections of 75mg, which patients can learn to self-administer. The most frequently reported side effects are upper respiratory tract infections, headache, and fatigue.
Skyrizi is FDA approved for the following indications: Plaque Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Crohnâ€™s Disease.
Stelara is an immunosuppressant medication that targets two inflammatory cytokines, IL-12 and IL-23, which are key contributors to chronic inflammation. For Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, Stelara is administered every 8 weeks, and for psoriasis, it is given every 12 weeks. Its most frequently reported side effects are an increased susceptibility to infection, as well as nasopharyngitis, headache, and fatigue.
Stelara is FDA approved for the following indications: Plaque Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Crohnâ€™s Disease, and Ulcerative Colitis.