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Psoriasis Medicated Medication
What is the most effective and safe systemic medication for psoriasis that can be taken long term?
yes: There are shampoos that can be very helpful. ...Read more
Topical steroids: Psoriasis can be treated with various topical medications including corticoteroid creams, ointments, sprays, and foam products. Psoriasis can also respond to vitamin d creams, such as dovonex. Another class of medications are retinoids, such as tazorac. Often times dermatologists can combine these treatment regimens to effectively treat the psoriasis plaques. ...Read more
Uris acid: elevation may , in fact, be due to your skln problem! Control the skin and the uric acid may normalize!!! To control Psoriasis without medication often sunlight will help....and light therapy is also used Suggest you consult with a Board Certified Dermatologist!!! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
DR.i have G A D,Pulstar psoriasis and Haemachromatosis.would this entitle me to Social welfare payment.I am om medication for the first two ailments,?
Thats: a question you need to address with your social service system in Ireland ...Read more
I m taking Taltz for controlling my psoriasis problem. I have a feeling that the effectiveness of the medication is starting to drop after one year as I m seeing that I have some flare for my psoriasis on my scalp. Is my assumption correct?
Talk to your doctor: Although drug tolerance can develop to many drugs in some cases, it may also be from the increasing severity of your illness. Best to consult your doctor. ...Read more
For the treatment of psoriasis,are any of the systemic medications available for use with guttate psoriasis in an adult?
Guttate psoriasis: Janet: guttate psoriasis can come on due to infections like streptococcal infections, or medications like beta blockers (blood pressure med); so be sure not secondary to infections/ drugs. Treatment usually topical (can be difficult with many spots!); UVB or PUVA light treatment can be effective. Medications like methotrexate are also effective in severe cases. Work with your Dermatologist. ...Read more
Is there a good over-the-counter medication/ointment to help maintain/decrease the appearance and symptoms of plaque psoriasis?
Can try cortaid (hydrocortisone): Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease, which affects almost 15 million americans, and most have such minimal disease that they may not even know they have it. A few hundred thousand people have terrible disease with thick plaques on their scalp, hands, feet, and body, and even psoriatic arthritis, you can try some otc drugs, products, with urea, coal tar, and cortisone, but they may not work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My aunt suffers from psoriasis in her feet.She tried many things.Can you recommand a medication to end her daily struggle to standup or even walk?
Is psoriasis an uncurable disease?
Is there any medication which can completely cure it? My doctor said we can only control it and not cure for ever
What is the best over-the-counter medication for severe psoriasis to stop/relieve itching? Currently undergoing light therapy, condition worsening
Are their any medications for psoriasis (scalp) that are safe to while trying to conceive and while pregnant?
I need a prescription for Taclonex topical solution for treatment of psoriasis. Can someone write me a prescription? I can't get an appointment with my dermatologist for a month and I need medication now.
See concierge: You may contact one of the dermatologist who may provide online consultation on this site- I am not one of them. ...Read more
Psoriasis treatments I have had active psoriasis for over 40 years. I have used every possible over-the-counter treatment, including coal tar cream. Everything seems to work for a while, then becomes ineffective. I am leery of internal medications as i a
Depends : Depends a bit on location and how widespread your psoriasis is. Topical options include steroid creams, vit d derivatives (dovonex and vectical), salicylic acid and coal tar preparations. Sometimes i inject a diluted steroid into specific lesions with good results. There are some biologic therapies such as enbrel, humira, and stelara (ustekinumab) that work well for widespread cases (check out the link below for more information). I hope that helps. ...Read more
I am suffering from psoriasis on my hands and head.I took medication for LNG time now.but recently I got to know that my bp is 170\90 because my creatinine level is high that is 3.3. My doctor said this may be due to prolong usage of psoriasis medicine.m
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