Dupilumab Use in Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Marcia L. Buck, PharmD, FCCP, FPPAG, BCPPS

Disclosures

Pediatr Pharm. 2019;25(6) 

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Summary

Dupilumab offers a new option for the management of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis not responsive to traditional therapy. It has been shown to reduce atopic dermatitis symptoms by 75% in most patients for periods up to one year and is generally well tolerated. While dupilumab offers significant advantages over other therapies and may minimize reliance on long-term corticosteroid administration, its cost will likely limit its use.

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