Biologics are used for the treatment of autoimmune conditions including Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease.
Some are given via infusions and require monitoring. The duration and frequency of infusions may vary according to medication, disease severity and response to treatment. These medications require extensive paperwork for subsidy through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Therefore, it is important that you ensure that you attend the infusions and appointments for repeat prescriptions.
Please notify your doctor if you feel that you may be experiencing a side effect.Toxicity criteria for Crohn disease Immunosuppressants and Vaccinations Mayo Scoring of Ulcerative Colitis Ulcerative Colitis Initial Application