Talking to your doctor about your condition can be challenging. By answering the 4 simple questions below, you can create your own guide to start your conversation and help you set your treatment goals with your doctor. Use the tool below or download a blank conversation starter to fill out at your convenience.

Step 1: Select your condition to get started:

Step 2: Click on the areas where you have plaque psoriasis:

Are you experiencing any painful or swollen joints?

Step 2: Click on the areas where you have joint pain, swelling, and tenderness:

Are you also experiencing plaque psoriasis symptoms (ie, thick, red, scaly skin plaques)?

Step 2: Click on the areas where you have back pain and morning stiffness:

Step 3: Which of the following psoriasis-related symptoms bother you reguarly?

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Step 3: Consider your daily activities. Which of the following are affected by your condition?

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Step 3: Consider your daily activities. Which of the following are affected by your condition?

(Check all that apply.)
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Step 4: How satisified are you with your current treatment?

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    Unsatisfied
  • Unsatisfied
  • Indifferent
  • Satisfied
  • Completely
    Satisfied

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Here's the plan for your next doctor appointment

When it comes to moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, having an informed conversation with your doctor and asking the right questions can make all the difference.

1

Talk to your dermatologist
about your affected areas

Share this with your doctor to show where and how your condition is impacting your day-to-day life.

2

Talk about how you feel

Share with your doctor if you're experiencing any psoriasis-related pain, or joint pain and swelling.

3

Talk to your doctor about how your condition is affecting you

Highlight what you're experiencing:

Please be sure to discuss your treatment goals with your doctor during every visit.

4

You've expressed that you are INDIFFERENT with your current treatment.

Need help getting the conversation started about COSENTYX®? Ask these questions:

1

 What makes COSENTYX a different type of biologic?

2

 I want to try COSENTYX; do you think it's right for me?

3

 What are the benefits and risks of treating with COSENTYX?

Take notes on your conversation to help you remember what you learned. For additional space, turn to page 5.

Here's the plan for your next doctor appointment

When it comes to adults with active psoriatic arthritis, having an informed conversation with your doctor and asking the right questions can make all the difference.

1

Talk to your doctor
about your affected areas

Share this with your doctor to show where and how your condition is impacting your day-to-day life.

2

Talk about your psoriasis symptoms

It's possible for people with psoriatic arthritis to develop plaque psoriasis. Share with your doctor if you are experiencing thick, red, scaly skin plaques.

3

Talk to your doctor about how your condition is affecting you

Your symptoms are affecting:

Please be sure to discuss your treatment goals with your doctor during every visit.

4

You've expressed that you are INDIFFERENT about your current treatment.

Need help getting the conversation started about COSENTYX®? Ask these questions:

1

 What makes COSENTYX a different type of of biologic?

2

 I want to try COSENTYX; do you think it's right for me?

3

 What are the benefits and risks of treating with COSENTYX?

Take notes on your conversation to help you remember what you learned. For additional space, turn to page 5.

Here's the plan for your next doctor appointment

When it comes to adults wsith active ankylosing spondylitis, having an informed conversation with your doctor and asking the right questions can make all the difference.

1

Talk to your doctor
about your affected areas

Share this with your doctor to show where and how your condition is impacting your day-to-day life.

2

Talk about issues with back pain and mobility

Share with your doctor if you're finding it harder to move around or are experiencing chronic back pain.

3

Talk to your doctor about how your condition is affecting you

Your symptoms are affecting:

Please be sure to discuss your treatment goals with your doctor during every visit.

4

You've expressed that you are INDIFFERENT about your current treatment.

Need help getting the conversation started about COSENTYX ®? Ask these questions:

1

 What makes COSENTYX a different type of biologic?

2

 I want to try COSENTYX; do you think it's right for me?

3

 What are the benefits and risks of treating with COSENTYX?

Take notes on your conversation to help you remember what you learned. For additional space, turn to page 5.

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Indications

COSENTYX® (secukinumab) is a prescription medicine used to treat adults:

  • with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis that involves large areas or many areas of the body, and who may benefit from taking injections or pills (systemic therapy) or phototherapy (treatment using ultraviolet or UV light, alone or with systemic therapy)

  • with active psoriatic arthritis

  • with active ankylosing spondylitis

Important Safety Information

Do not use COSENTYX if you have had a severe allergic reaction to secukinumab or any of the other ingredients in COSENTYX. See the Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients.

COSENTYX is a medicine that affects your immune system. COSENTYX may increase your risk of having serious side effects such as:

Infections

COSENTYX may lower the ability of your immune system to fight infections and may increase your risk of infections.

  • Your doctor should check you for tuberculosis (TB) before starting treatment with COSENTYX.
  • If your doctor feels that you are at risk for TB, you may be treated with medicine for TB before you begin treatment with COSENTYX and during treatment with COSENTYX.
  • Your doctor should watch you closely for signs and symptoms of TB during treatment with COSENTYX. Do not take COSENTYX if you have an active TB infection.

Before starting COSENTYX, tell your doctor if you:

  • are being treated for an infection
  • have an infection that does not go away or that keeps coming back
  • have TB or have been in close contact with someone with TB
  • think you have an infection or have symptoms of an infection, such as: fevers, sweats, or chills; muscle aches; cough; shortness of breath; blood in your phlegm; weight loss; warm, red, or painful skin or sores on your body; diarrhea or stomach pain; burning when you urinate or urinate more often than normal

After starting COSENTYX, call your doctor right away if you have any signs of infection listed above. Do not use COSENTYX if you have any signs of infection unless you are instructed to by your doctor.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

New cases of inflammatory bowel disease or “flare-ups” can happen with COSENTYX, and can sometimes be serious. If you have inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease), tell your doctor if you have worsening disease symptoms during treatment with COSENTYX or develop new symptoms of stomach pain or diarrhea.

Serious Allergic Reactions

Serious allergic reactions can occur. Get emergency medical help right away if you get any of the following symptoms: feeling faint; swelling of your face, eyelids, lips, mouth, tongue, or throat; trouble breathing or throat tightness; chest tightness; or skin rash. If you have a severe allergic reaction, do not give another injection of COSENTYX.  

Before starting COSENTYX, tell your doctor if you:

  • have any of the conditions or symptoms listed above for infections
  • have inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis)
  • are allergic to latex. The needle caps contain latex.
  • have recently received or are scheduled to receive an immunization (vaccine). People who take COSENTYX should not receive live vaccines.
  • have any other medical conditions
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if COSENTYX can harm your unborn baby. You and your doctor should decide if you will use COSENTYX.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if COSENTYX passes into your breast milk.

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of your medicines to show your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How should I use COSENTYX?

See the detailed Instructions for Use that comes with your COSENTYX for information on how to prepare and inject a dose of COSENTYX, and how to properly throw away (dispose of) used COSENTYX Sensoready® pens and prefilled syringes.

  • Use COSENTYX exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • If your doctor decides that you or a caregiver may give your injections of COSENTYX at home, you should receive training on the right way to prepare and inject COSENTYX. Do not try to inject COSENTYX yourself, until you or your caregiver has been shown how to inject COSENTYX by your doctor or nurse.

The most common side effects of COSENTYX include: cold symptoms, diarrhea, and upper respiratory infections. These are not all of the possible side effects of COSENTYX. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

 Please see full Prescribing Information, including Medication Guide.