The decision to start a patient with psoriasis onto a systemic agent for disease management is an important conversation. The three classes of biologics, which inhibit TNF, IL-17, or IL-23, have been shown to be advanced options for the management of psoriasis, but these immune-mediating therapies require an overall evaluation of the patient and their disease. The pandemic offers another factor into consideration as well.
What factor is most important in your clinical decision-making when it comes to starting a biologic? Let us know below!
Leading dermatologic therapy researcher Andrew Blauvelt, MD, MBA, details the differences in maintenance of response and safety of various biologic therapies for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Watch his 5-minute interview