Psoriasis - Medications
People respond differently to
psoriasis treatments. A treatment that worked one time may not work again. A
treatment that didn't work the first time may work when tried again
Some medicines used to treat psoriasis can cause serious
side effects. You and your doctor will discuss how long to use treatments that
could cause harm. You will also need to see your doctor regularly and may have
blood tests while using some medicines.
Many oral or injected
medicines used to treat psoriasis are not safe during pregnancy. If you are
pregnant, talk to your doctor before taking any medicines.
Researchers are studying other medicines for their safety and
effectiveness in treating psoriasis. These include medicines that affect the
immune system and medicines used to treat