uste·​kin·​u·​mab ˌyü-stə-ˈkin-ü-ˌmab How to pronounce ustekinumab (audio)
: 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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“Ustekinumab.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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