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How are biologics administered?
Michele Meltzer, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Date Added: 05/22/13

Right now, for the most part, they're either injected by the patient or given IV. We have a new drug that just came out that's oralI. It's not standard of care yet and it's very expensive, but the other biologics are given by injection. It's interesting because some of my patients are really appre...
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Dr. Michele Meltzer, MD, joined the staff of Thomas Jefferson University in 2007. She is currently working with ILAR (International League of Associations for Rheumatology) East Africa to improve opportunities to learn about rheumatic disease in Africa as well as India. She has been active in rheumatology professional societies including the Philadelphia Rheumatism Society and the American College of Rheumatology.
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