is a visible skin disease that’s caused by inflammation inside the body.
Hidradenitis suppurativa (hS)
Blocked hair follicles trigger an immune response that causes inflammation, which leads to the development of lumps on your skin.
If lifestyle changes along with treatments like antibiotics, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and corticosteroids aren’t enough to control your symptoms, you may consider biologic treatment.
work by targeting a specific part of the immune system that causes inflammation.
Adalimumab (Humira ®) is the
It targets a protein called TNF-alpha, which is thought to be a source of inflammation that contributes to HS.
1ST FDA-approved biologic for HS.
By treating the inflammation at its source, biologics help calm down the disease process, which can help you control your HS and improve your quality of life.