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What dmard is recommended for psoriatic arthritis?

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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Several Possible

Methotrexate and sulfasalazine are effective treatment options.
Additional options are biologic dmards , which are tumor necrosis factor inhibitors, examples are embrel, humera and remicade (infliximab).

In brief: Several Possible

Methotrexate and sulfasalazine are effective treatment options.
Additional options are biologic dmards , which are tumor necrosis factor inhibitors, examples are embrel, humera and remicade (infliximab).
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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Dr. Thomas Namey
I would add doxycycline, leflunomide, and azothioprine for completeness!
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Psoriatic arthritis

There are a few..
.Too many to name here. Biologics, such as enbrel, Humira and remicade, (infliximab) are also considered dmards. They are highly selective agents that target specific internal events in the body that cause psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

In brief: Psoriatic arthritis

There are a few..
.Too many to name here. Biologics, such as enbrel, Humira and remicade, (infliximab) are also considered dmards. They are highly selective agents that target specific internal events in the body that cause psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Thomas Namey
They are agents of last resort and are not considered dmards!
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