This is a drug that works against interleukin 12/23. This has been tried in the treatment of psoriasis, Crohn’s and multiple sclerosis. It helps by blocking the inflammatory cascade in these autoimmune diseases. Since this drug works by blocking IL-12, there are some cancer related tests which cannot yield a positive result due to IL-12 inhibition. The drug can also cause increased risk for infections and cardiovascular events. Take care!
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