A 54-year-old female asked:
I have been diagnosed with distoid lupus
what is the best oral prescription?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Dermatologist: Discoid lupus is usually treated by a dermatologist who may prescribe a corticosteroid ointment or inject the corticosteroid directly into the affected skin. In cases that do not respond, oral antimalarial medications like hydroxychloroquine are first line, but other antiautoimmune oral medications are also used. I recommend consulting a dermatologist at a university hospital for extensive cases.
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Last updated Sep 15, 2020
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