Ustekinumab

What is Ustekinumab

Ubrogepant is an oral calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonist indicated for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura.

Brand Name

Stelara

Indications & Dosage

  • Crohn’s disease
  • psoriasis
  • psoriatic arthritis
  • ulcerative colitis

Side Effects

  • abdominal pain
  • acne vulgaris
  • anaphylactic shock
  • angioedema
  • antibody formation
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • candidiasis
  • dental caries
  • depression
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • dyspnea
  • ecchymosis
  • eosinophilic pneumonia
  • erythema
  • fatigue
  • fever
  • headache
  • infection
  • influenza
  • injection site reaction
  • leukoencephalopathy
  • meningitis
  • myalgia
  • nausea
  • new primary malignancy
  • ocular infection
  • pharyngitis
  • pneumonitis
  • pruritus
  • psoriasis
  • rash
  • sinusitis
  • skin cancer
  • skin irritation
  • urticaria
  • vomiting

Monitoring Parameters

  • tuberculin skin test

Contraindications

  • breast-feeding
  • children
  • desensitization procedures
  • diabetes mellitus
  • encephalopathy
  • eosinophilic pneumonia
  • fungal infection
  • geriatric
  • history of angioedema
  • idiopathic interstitial pneumonia
  • immunosuppression
  • infants
  • infection
  • influenza
  • latex hypersensitivity
  • mycobacterial infection
  • neonates
  • neoplastic disease
  • new primary malignancy
  • pregnancy
  • sepsis
  • serious hypersensitivity reactions or anaphylaxis
  • skin cancer
  • sunlight (UV) exposure
  • tuberculosis
  • vaccination
  • viral infection
  • Bacillus Calmette-Guerin Vaccine, BCG
  • Baricitinib
  • Canakinumab
  • Cyclosporine
  • Influenza Virus Vaccine
  • Intranasal Influenza Vaccine
  • Live Vaccines
  • Measles Virus; Mumps Virus; Rubella Virus; Varicella Virus Vaccine, Live
  • Measles/Mumps/Rubella Vaccines, MMR
  • Rotavirus Vaccine
  • Rubella Virus Vaccine Live
  • Sarilumab
  • Smallpox and Monkeypox Vaccine, Live, Nonreplicating
  • Smallpox Vaccine, Vaccinia Vaccine
  • Tocilizumab
  • Tofacitinib
  • Typhoid Vaccine
  • Upadacitinib
  • Varicella-Zoster Virus Vaccine, Live
  • Warfarin
  • Yellow Fever Vaccine, Live
You cannot copy content of this page