Biological drugs are derived from living cells and are an advanced type of medicines utilized for easing the symptoms of various diseases. Biological drugs include monoclonal antibodies (mAb) and vaccines. These drugs are commonly prescribed if the patient doesn’t benefit much from other medicines such as disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). The various diseases that can be cured by biological drugs include HIV/AIDS, asthma, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, inflammatory diseases, irritable bowel syndrome, and rheumatoid arthritis.
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