One Size Dose Doesn't Fit All

July 1, 2003

San Francisco - Results from premarketing clinical trials indicate that the usual efalizumab (Raptiva) dosage for the treatment of psoriasis will involve ongoing therapy with 1 mg/kg in the vast majority of patients, but alternate dosing regimens for fine-tuning management may benefit certain subgroups of patients, Kim A. Papp, M.D., said at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.