Itolizumab is used in psoriasis (silvery scaly skin rash)
How it works
Itolizumab belongs to the class of medications known as anti-CD6 monoclonal antibodies. It works by inhibiting CD6 cells (immune system component) resulting into reduced levels of cytokines and T-cell infiltration at the site of inflammation thereby reducing inflammation.
Common side effects
Dermatitis, Nasopharyngitis, Swelling of lymph nodes, Rash, Eczema, Upper respiratory tract infection, Bronchitis, Influenza
- 1 variant(s)
- Inform your doctor if you are have any active infection including active and/or latent (inactive) tuberculosis.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Do not take if allergic to itolizumab or any of its ingredients.
- Do not take if less than 18 years.