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What are the treatment methods for psoriatic arthritis?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
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In brief: Biologics

Most commonly now is using biologics like embrel, humira, (adalimumab) etc.
Besides/before usage of biologics, Methotrexate has been a standard treatment mostly by rheumatologists.

In brief: Biologics

Most commonly now is using biologics like embrel, humira, (adalimumab) etc.
Besides/before usage of biologics, Methotrexate has been a standard treatment mostly by rheumatologists.
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Biologics-last Rx!

Most patients do not need biologics, which should be reserved for the most severe cases.
Sulfasalazine, co-adminstered with mtx is a good option, and very inexpensive.

In brief: Biologics-last Rx!

Most patients do not need biologics, which should be reserved for the most severe cases.
Sulfasalazine, co-adminstered with mtx is a good option, and very inexpensive.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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In brief: See Below

There are multiple treatment methods for psoriatic arthritis.
They are most effective early in the disease before significant joint damage occurs. They include oral medications such as Methotrexate as well as systemic biologics such as amevive, enbrel, humira, remicade, simponi, and stelara (ustekinumab). All of these medciations require close monitoring. See you physician to see if they are right for you.

In brief: See Below

There are multiple treatment methods for psoriatic arthritis.
They are most effective early in the disease before significant joint damage occurs. They include oral medications such as Methotrexate as well as systemic biologics such as amevive, enbrel, humira, remicade, simponi, and stelara (ustekinumab). All of these medciations require close monitoring. See you physician to see if they are right for you.
Dr. Christopher Crosby
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