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.
Humira is a TNF-alpha inhibitor utilized to treat an extensive range of inflammatory conditions, including Rheumatoid Arthritis, psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn's disease, and Ulcerative colitis. However, Humira can suppress the immune system's ability to fight off infections caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses, potentially increasing the risk of developing certain types of cancer.
Humira is FDA approved for the following indications: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Crohnâ€™s Disease, Ulcerative Arthritis, Plaque Psoriasis, Hidradenitis Suppurativa, and Uveitis.