Biologic agents in the treatment of psoriasis

Biologic agents (biologics) are a breakthrough in the management of psoriasis that brings back hope to affected patients.  Biologic therapies modify the immune reactions of the body and can mimic the functions of antibodies.

  • Biologics

    Biologics

    Each biologic is characterised below according to the alphabetical order of the name of the active substance. Only 3 of 4 available biologic therapies can be delivered under a drug program for severe plaque psoriasis: adalimumab, ustekinumab, and etanercept.

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  • How do biologics work?

    How do biologics work?

    Biologics are administered either by subcutaneous injection or intravenous infusion.

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