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ustekinumab

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noun uste·kin·u·mab \ ˌyü-stə-ˈkin-ü-ˌmab \

medical Definition of ustekinumab

:an immunosuppressive drug that is a genetically engineered monoclonal antibody administered by subcutaneous injection in the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
Note: Ustekinumab acts by disrupting some interleukins involved in the immune response. It is marketed under the trademark Stelara.

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