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    9 Newly Approved Novel Drugs

    It's been a busy year for the FDA.

     

    Plaque Psoriasis

    4. Siliq (brodalumab), Valeant Pharmaceuticals

    Indications: A human interleukin-17 receptor A (IL-17RA) antagonist used to manage moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. It is indicated for adultcandidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy who have failed to respond or who have stopped responding to other systemic therapies.

    Dosage: 210 mg by subcutaneous injection at Weeks 0, 1, and 2 followed by 210 mg every 2 weeks.

    Contraindications: Crohn’s disease

    Read the FDA statement here

    Read the full prescribing information here

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