STELARA IV® (Ustekinumab) is an immunosuppressive drug that reduces inflammation in the body due to various autoimmune diseases.
STELARA IV® is manufactured by Janssen Biotech.
Administration and Dosage:
For patients with Crohn’s disease, administration of STELARA IV® is a regimen 1 intravenous infusion therapy followed by a maintenance dose of subcutaneous injections every 8 weeks. Patients with Plaque Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis, STELARA IV® is administered subcutaneously at week 1 and then week 4, followed by every 12 weeks regimen.
Common Side Effects:
The more common side effects of STELARA IV® include serious infections, which may require hospitalization, including tuberculosis (TB), and infections caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses.
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STELARA IV® is indicated to treat:
- Crohn’s Disease
- Plaque Psoriasis
- Psoriatic Arthritis