STELARA (ustekinumab): Reviews and patient testimonials

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Medication indications

STELARA 130 mg concentrate for solution for infusion

Crohn's Disease

STELARA is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease who have had an inadequate response with, lost response to, or were intolerant to either conventional therapy or a TNFα antagonist or have medical contraindications to such therapies.

STELARA 45 mg and 90mg, solution for injection (vials) and solution for injection in pre filled syringe

Plaque psoriasis

STELARA is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults who failed to respond to, or who have a contraindication to, or are intolerant to other systemic therapies including ciclosporin, methotrexate (MTX) or PUVA (psoralen and ultraviolet A).

Paediatric plaque psoriasis

STELARA is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adolescent patients from the age of 12 years and older, who are inadequately controlled by, or are intolerant to, other systemic therapies or phototherapies.

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA)

STELARA, alone or in combination with MTX, is indicated for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis in adult patients when the response to previous non-biological disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) therapy has been inadequate.

Crohn's Disease

STELARA is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease who have had an inadequate response with, lost response to, or were intolerant to either conventional therapy or a TNFα antagonist or have medical contraindications to such therapies.


Route of administration: Injectable
Molecule: ustekinumab

Patients' opinions on STELARA

In brief

General satisfaction level: 9.60/10 Learn more

Treatment's effectiveness: 9.60/10 Learn more

Ease of use: 9.60/10 Learn more

Adherence to prescription: 9.80/10 Learn more

Detected side effects: 5.75/10 Learn more

Improvement in the quality of life: 8.00/10 Learn more

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Tips and advice of the community


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linda Reilly
on 02/07/2019

The injection speaks for its self.  Wonder drug ! Has made my life so much better after having psoriasis for 30 years. I’m 52  ! 

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Conditions related to this medication

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Psoriasis

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Crohn's disease

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Psoriatic arthritis

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