Prescribing information



Cosentyx is indicated for the treatment of: moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (PsO) in adults, adolescents and children from the age of 6 years who are candidates for systemic therapy; active psoriatic arthritis in adult patients, alone or in combination with MTX, when the response to previous DMARD therapy has been inadequate; active ankylosing spondylitis in adults who have responded inadequately to conventional therapy; active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis with objective signs of inflammation as indicated by elevated CRP and/or MRI evidence in adults who have responded inadequately to NSAIDs.

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What difference can Cosentyx make for your adult patients?

With over 500,000 patients treated with Cosentyx* (across all indications) since launch,1 Cosentyx offers fast and long-lasting improvements so your patients can:



*Worldwide, across all licensed indications.1

BAD, British Association of Dermatologists; BADBIR, British Association of Dermatologists Biologic and Immunomodulators Register; CRP, C-reactive protein; DMARD, disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs; IL, interleukin; MRI, magnetic resonance imaging; MTX, methotrexate; NICE, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence; NSAIDs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; PASI, Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI); PsA, psoriatic arthritis; QoL, quality of life.


  1. Rheumatology DOF UK 313.  
  2. Cosentyx Summary of Product Characteristics.
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  9. Rheumatology DOF UK 215.     
  10. Mease P, et al. Ann Rheum Dis 2018;77(6);890–897.     
  11. Mease P, et al. ACR Open Rheum 2020;2(1):18–25.     
  12. Baraliakos X, et al. RMD Open 2019;5(2):e001005.     
  13. Feldman SR, et al. J Derm Treat 2020; doi:10.1080/09546634.2019.1708854.


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