Also known as Stelara, ustekinumab targets a part of the immune system involved in psoriasis. It is given as a shot. It can be a very effective treatment.
The dose of depends on your weight. Tell your doctor if you have changes in your weight during treatment.
Get a flu shot each year, unless you have been told not to by your doctor. Talk with your doctor before getting live vaccines.
Talk to your doctor before trying to get pregnant. Right now there is no known risk of harm to the baby when this medicine is taken during pregnancy.