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Discontinuing biologics

Has anyone successfully come off a biologic and is now using only local treatment?

I have been taking enbrel for 4 years and am considering discontinuing it for several reasons: expensive, hard to travel on it, side effects including weight gain, worsening of chronic depression.

Has anyone successfully come off of biologics and controls it now with local treatments?

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I’ve come off of biological meds several times. I use topical or take acetrentin with UVA/UVB treatments

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There are other new biological treatment. I suggest to try ( Humira, Stelara...)

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