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For adults with active ankylosing spondylitis

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COSENTYX may help improve mobility and reduce back pain in people with ankylosing spondylitis*,**


It's possible to have 3x improvement in mobility

Reported by those in a clinical trial taking COSENTYX and who completed a questionnaire that asked how difficult it was to perform physical activities.


Get 2x more back pain relief

*Administered subcutaneously (under your skin) 
**All results shown in clinical trials using subcutaneous (SC) administration (injection under the skin). The FDA approval of the intravenous (IV) administration (injected into a vein) of COSENTYX is based on data showing that the amount of the medication in your body after it is given directly through IV was within the range that would be seen when given as SC.
At 16 weeks, patients saw 35% improvement in mobility while taking COSENTYX vs 11% taking placebo.  
At 16 weeks, patients taking COSENTYX saw 43% improvement in back pain vs 16% taking placebo. 

Many people taking COSENTYX saw relief from AS symptoms at 16 weeks and a similar percentage at 5 years:

Twice as many people treated with COSENTYX achieved at least a 20% improvement in overall symptoms versus those taking placebo (61% vs 28%) in as little as 16 weeks.

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Patients taking COSENTYX saw improvement in overall symptoms overall at five years
A similar percentage of people saw an improvement in AS symptoms at 5 years as well.§

§In this study, patients and doctors were told which medication was being used after 4 months. When patients and doctors know the study drug being used, it may affect the results.

COSENTYX may help improve your mobility, so you can do the things you need to do more easily.

In a clinical trial, patients taking COSENTYX completed a questionnaire that asked how difficult it was to perform daily activities, which included:



Bending from the waist


Doing physically demanding activities (such as gardening or sports)


Doing a full day of activities at work or home


Climbing 12–15 steps without using a handrail or walking aid

Watch Real Stories

See how real people taking COSENTYX for ankylosing spondylitis are moving and feeling better.  

MARK: WATCH ME NOW - 5 years and counting

Mark was moving and feeling better after a few months. 5 years later, he’s still feeling relief from his ankylosing spondylitis symptoms. See what he’d tell others about getting started.


Wendy is still dancing and feeling good 5 years after starting COSENTYX. See what she'd tell others considering COSENTYX to help treat their ankylosing spondylitis.

Actual COSENTYX patients, compensated for their time.

Real Talk with Dr Elizabeth Perkins

See how real people taking COSENTYX are feeling since starting treatment in this series of doctor – patient conversations.

Dr Perkins was compensated for her time.

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*Limitations apply. Valid only for those with private insurance. Program provides up to $16,000 annually for the cost of COSENTYX and up to $150 per infusion (up to $1,950 annually) for the cost of administration. Co-pay support for infusion administration cost not available in Rhode Island or Massachusetts. Offer not valid under Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal or state program. Novartis reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this program without notice. See complete Terms & Conditions for details.