Taking Biologic Medicines
Biologics or Biological therapies are newer medicines that have been developed in recent years. They are only given to patients who have not responded well to other traditional treatments.
If you are starting biologics, the Rheumatology team will advise you to watch the podcast below. This explains this group of medication in much detail. It is also a useful refresher for those have been taking biologic medications for a while.
A clinic appointment with the Rheumatology Pharmacist will be automatically arranged soon after to further discuss this.
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A Patient Information leaflet with the same information can be found here: PowerPoint Presentation (sfh-tr.nhs.uk)
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