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How effective is secukinumab?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Studies show secukinumab works very well for relieving psoriatic arthritis symptoms and slowing joint damage. It also helps control inflamed tendons (enthesitis) and fingers or toes (dactylitis). One study showed it is an effective option for people for whom a TNF inhibitor had become less helpful over time. 

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