How you manage your psoriatic arthritis pain can have a big impact on how you live your daily life. Managing more of the symptoms of PsA can help you put your best foot forward.
What makes COSENTYX different?
There are multiple proteins in the body that may play a role in causing inflammation. The IL-17A protein is just one of them. COSENTYX is a different kind of targeted biologic. It’s the first and most prescribed treatment of its kind† and works within your body to target IL-17A.
†Across all indications.
What is a biologic?
A biologic is a protein-based medication that is made from living sources, and is taken by injection or infusion.
Here are the details
COSENTYX is proven to relieve more than just joint pain. It can help you find clearer skin, and also targets the pain that occurs where ligaments and tendons connect to the bone. This pain, known as enthesitis, commonly occurs in or around the elbows, knees, and heels. See the details below.
How does COSENTYX work?
Watch Dr. Elizabeth Perkins explain how COSENTYX works to help you feel better by targeting IL-17A within the body.
In the largest clinical trial ever conducted for psoriatic arthritis, COSENTYX was proven to help stop further joint damage‡
76% of patients taking COSENTYX had no increase in joint damage at 6 months§
‡Based on data from X-rays of the hands and feet at 6 months.
§For patients taking the 300-mg dose of COSENTYX. 71% of patients had no increase in joint damage at 6 months in the 150-mg group, versus 68% of patients taking placebo.
If left untreated, PsA can cause permanent joint damage, also known as radiographic progression
This can cause your joints, such as your fingers or toes, to become permanently damaged, and can disrupt your ability to perform daily activities. COSENTYX is proven to help stop further joint damage.
COSENTYX targets multiple symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, such as:
Joint Pain and Swelling
“The mobility that I have in my hands, and my back and spine, has improved as well.”
—Joni, Actual Patient
Individual results may vary. Joni was compensated for her time.
Psoriasis Skin Plaques
“It’s reduced my psoriasis dramatically.”
—Mike, Actual Patient
Individual results may vary. Mike was compensated for his time.
Pain that occurs where ligaments and tendons connect to bones
“I have a lot less pain. The first sign was in my heel.”
—Darren, Actual Patient
Individual results may vary. Darren was compensated for his time.
Swelling of an entire finger or toe
“I got relief from the pain and the swelling in my hands.”
—Tina, Actual Patient
Individual results may vary. Tina was compensated for her time.
Find real relief from PsA. See our results at 16 weeks and at 4 years.
Up to 60% of patients in a clinical trial saw at least a 20% improvement in PsA symptoms at 16 weeks.‖
‖Approximately 60% of patients taking COSENTYX saw this level of improvement versus 18% of patients taking placebo.
Some patients felt relief as early as 3 weeks.‖
For patients who continued on COSENTYX for 4 years, a similar percentage saw an improvement in PsA symptoms.¶
¶In this study, patients and doctors were told which medication was being used after 6 months. When patients and doctors know the study drug being used, it may affect the results.
Complete reduction of swelling
In a clinical trial, more than half of people with completely swollen fingers and toes (dactylitis) no longer had signs of swelling after 6 months of taking COSENTYX versus 16% for placebo.
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Real people with active psoriatic arthritis are getting real relief with COSENTYX.