Treatment of psoriasis with cyclosporine make sense?

Cyclosporine . Cyclosporine is an excellent drug for severe and recalcitrant psoriasis. It is usually used for only short periods (up to 6 months) because of the risks associated with long term use, particularly kidney problems.

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Is there a treatment of psoriasis with cyclosporine?

Yes. Cyclosporin is a systemic medications used for severe psoriasis. It works quickly, but is toxic to the kidneys with long term use, so it is recommended that it be used for a limited period of time (6-12 months maximum). Generally it is used to get a patient through a short-term severe flare or to give rapid response while waiting for a slower acting medication like Methotrexate to "kick in". Read more...