Cosentyx

Active Ingredient(s): Secukinumab
FDA Approved: * January 21, 2015
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS PHARMS CORP
Category: Arthritis

Secukinumab, sold under the brand name Cosentyx, is a human IgG1κ monoclonal antibody that binds to the protein interleukin (IL)-17A, and is marketed by Novartis for the treatment of psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis, and psoriatic arthritis.[2][3] It inhibits a member of the cytokine family, interleukin 17A.[2] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 3 Pharmacology 4 Chemistry 5 History 6 References 7 External links Medical uses S... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Cosentyx 150 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection
NDC: 0078-0639
Labeler:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Cosentyx 75 mg/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection
NDC: 0078-1056
Labeler:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

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Cosentyx and weight gain

Anybody taking Cosentyx experienced weight gain? ## Hello, John! How are you? As reported by the FDA, it is usually know...

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Cosentyx side effects

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Cosentyx and break outs

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Cosentyx - skin peeling

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Cosentyx and Hematuria (blood in urine)

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Cosentyx and Pain

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Cosentyx and hair loss

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Cosentyx treatment

I started cosentyx 3 months ago. After 5 shots in the first month I was 90% clean.. I thought that this medicine was a m...

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Cosentyx needle malfunction

The needles of this month's Cosentyx shots (the hippy pen) have had a problem, whereas the actual needle stayed in t...

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cosentyx and liver disease

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