Biologics—A Treatment Option for Active Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
SIMPONI® is a type of medicine called a biologic made from proteins found in the body.
Biologics may help relieve the pain and stiffness in the joints caused by AS. They are prescribed for people whose symptoms have not fully responded to other types of treatments. These medicines may include:
- NSAIDs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
- DMARDs, or disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs