Information about Itolizumab

Itolizumab uses

Itolizumab is used in the treatment of psoriasis.

How itolizumab works

Itolizumab works by blocking the function of T-cell, a type of white blood which prevents inflammation.

Common side effects of itolizumab

Infusion reaction, Upper respiratory tract infection, Fever, Itching.

Available Medicine for Itolizumab

Expert advice for Itolizumab

  • 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.

Content on this page was last updated on 09 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)