Stelara contains the monoclonal antibody called ustekinumab. This is a protein that recognizes and binds to other specific proteins found throughout the body. Stelara acts as an immunosupressant which weakens the immune system which results in treatment of mild to severe Chrohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in adults.
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