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Stelara (ustekinumab): This is an immunosuppressant that reduces the effects of a chemical substance in the body that can cause inflammation. Given this technically its okay to smoke. But more importantly smoking is bad for your health - just because you do this socially does not protect you against the risks - I would re-think the smoking part. ...Read more
Psoriasis after stelara (ustekinumab) is gone just left with scarring! What can I use to reduce this or will it fade over time with the stelara (ustekinumab)? Had 2nd shot today
I noticed that stelara (ustekinumab) treats diffrent then enbrel..Would that make a difference for me that has ms? I would like to try it. Can't use enbrel anymore.
Are u still able to socially drink while on stelara (ustekinumab)? Also my doc said on stelara (ustekinumab) u don't need to be monitored like other biologics? Is this true?
My husband takes stelara (ustekinumab) and i just had the mirena for over 3 years. We want to get pregnant is there any problems or side effects with steleralara?
Doc said i had UTI in oct I have some burning sometimes. Is it bad to take my stelara (ustekinumab) because i just took my dose today. I never took antibiotics.
I get pressures in head and ears during times of stress. Dr said anxiety.. Ears look fine. Will starting stelara (ustekinumab) cause anything bad while having this?
Is it ok to take hydrolyzed collagen powder while on stelara (ustekinumab)? It's a natural protein supplement that had many great health benefits.
Had bloodwork in May before stelara (ustekinumab) was fine. 3 months later my AST was 56 ALT 61. Drank 3-4 days before having blood drawn is this why?
Humira and Methotrexate are not working for my psoriasis. I asked the doctor about Stelara (ustekinumab). Dr. hasn't seen good results w/other patients on Stelera so doesn't use it. What would you recommend?
STELERA/HUMIRA/METHT: Well if you have no improvement with Humira (adalimumab) and methtrexate, than there is no harm in trying stelera.Discuss with your doctor that it is not working, so what is the harm in trying if stelera will work for you otherwise you can get a second opinion from another dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers