Skin, Hair, and Nail Care with News

Posts for: April, 2017

FDA approved Valeant's Siliq to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, in which patients develop thick, red skin with flaky, silver-white scales, is the most common form of the disease.  

Read FDA release hereValent is developing pricing and imaging, Medscape provided informational link on Siliq.

A patient's body coverage is measured and if above 10% the biologic prescription is processed for approval with our on-site coordinator, Sue Lamb.  One needs to be checked and cleared for TB with our on-site test and return three days later for a reading to identify a smooth surface by our medical staff.  before and after picture will be taken and any marking beyond clear will require the provider to be notiified for final measurement of area before a biologic can be administered.  

Siliq is noted to be forewarned of suicidal behavior by the FDA labeling.  All IDT psoriasis patients' are placed in prescription program and monitored to provide top-notch safety, alongside a 3-month evaluation with PA-C Amanda Hullett.  


 

Read her history of surviving the deadliest form of skin cancer three times, here.  

Schedule an Online Appointment with PA-C Amanda Hullett and our office will confirm your reservation.