90% skin clearance at 12 weeks, 1 year, and 5 years

Results fast. Clear skin that can last.

In clinical trials, the majority of people taking COSENTYX 300 mg were clear or almost clear at 12 weeks. Approximately 8 out of 10 people saw 75% skin clearance. Approximately 6 out of 10 people saw 90% skin clearance. Many who saw results at 1 year maintained them at 5 years.

After 3 years, patients and doctors were told which medication was being used. Knowing the study drug being used may affect the results.

COSENTYX psoriasis patient Darren scalp
Actual Patient

Individual results may vary. Darren was compensated for his time.

“The areas that gave me the most trouble—like my scalp and my legs—they were better within weeks. It was quick.”

12 weeks

Feel relief fast

Among people who kept a symptom diary (39% of people), improvement in plaque psoriasis symptoms like pain, itching, and scaling was seen in those taking COSENTYX after just 12 weeks. 

Compared to those not taking COSENTYX.

Feel relief in some of the most troublesome areas

See before and after pictures of the scalp, nails, palms, and the bottoms of the feet.

Plaque psoriasis treatment on scalp before and after COSENTYX
Plaque psoriasis treatment on scalp before and after COSENTYX


Plaque psoriasis treatment on nails before and after COSENTYX
Plaque psoriasis treatment on nails before and after COSENTYX


Plaque psoriasis treatment on palms before and after COSENTYX
Plaque psoriasis treatment on palms before and after COSENTYX


Plaque psoriasis treatment on bottom of feet before and after COSENTYX
Plaque psoriasis treatment on bottom of feet before and after COSENTYX

Bottoms of the feet

§More than half of people on COSENTYX were clear or almost clear on their scalp as early as 12 weeks compared to 6% taking placebo.

Nail psoriasis improved by more than 46% in people receiving COSENTYX compared to an improvement of about 12% in people receiving placebo at week 16.

Over 30% of people on COSENTYX were clear or almost clear on their palms and the bottoms of their feet at 16 weeks compared to 1.5% with placebo.

Real people are seeing and feeling real results

"I was once refused in a nail salon because my nails were pitted and they thought I was contagious."

"Now, I like having my nails painted.”

Individual results may vary. Jordan was compensated for her time.

Jordan Actual Patient

"It was the worst on my scalp. I’d have to grow my hair long to cover it. I never liked the way it looked."

"Now I can cut it short like I like it. That’s a big thing for me.”

Individual results may vary. Darren was compensated for his time.

Darren Actual Patient

“My scalp was terrible. I just let my mom trim my hair. I didn’t want to go in and have someone wash my hair and see my scalp."

"Now that I’m clear, I’m not as restricted. I can get it professionally cut.”

Individual results may vary. LauraLee was compensated for her time.

LauraLee Actual Patient

“I had it all the way up to the fingertips, including the nails. At the cashout line the cashier would ask me to pay with a card so she wouldn’t have to touch my money. That was everyday life.”

"Now it’s the best feeling to be in public. I’m clear.”

Individual results may vary. Dewey was compensated for his time.

Dewey Actual Patient

Celebrating Clear Skin: Dewey

Happy Cleariversary! As a professional wrestler, Dewey is all about wearing less gear and showing off his clear skin. Find out what’s helped Dewey stay clear for over 2 years. And watch other people taking COSENTYX celebrate their Cleariversary here.

Still Working: Jordan

As a beverage specialist, Jordan thought she’d have to wear gloves to hide her skin forever. But her plaque psoriasis has been better for over 1 year. See how she’s doing with her treatment. And watch how other people are finding results that last with COSENTYX here.

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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

  • with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis and objective signs of inflammation

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:


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.