A Review: Biologics in Management of Psoriasis
Anupriya Kapoor1, Ajay Kumar11,, Arpit Katiyar2 and Shashi Kiran Misra1*
1School of pharmaceutical sciences, CSJM University, Kanpur, India
2Sai Meer College of Pharmacy, Kannauj, India
*Corresponding Author: Shashi Kiran Misra, School of pharmaceutical sciences, CSJM University, Kanpur, India.
August 08, 2021; Published: September 23, 2021
Biologic drugs also referred to as biologic response modifiers are powerful medications that comprise small fractions of components like sugars, proteins, or DNA. These drugs include a wide variety of products that are derived from all sorts of living sources including mammals, birds, insects, plants, and even micro-organisms. They offer a new era in the treatment of diseases as they possess the capability to change the manner of operation of biological intracellular and cellular actions. The developments in the field of biologics have added new dimensions in the treatment of dermatological issues. They have emerged as appropriate alternatives for conventional therapies especially in instances where they fail to respond to patient's needs. The therapy including the use of biologics based on a treatment approach that involves the interaction with specific underlying components of the immune system. The review article highlights the biologics used in the treatment of psoriasis since it is a worldwide dermatological problem causing significant pathological and psychological complications.
Keywords: Biologics; Psoriasis; Adalimumab; Etanercept; Secukinumab; Ixekizumab
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