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How are retinoids used to treat moderate to severe psoriasis?

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Retinoids are pills, creams, and gels that form a class of drugs related to Vitamin A. Retinoids can cause serious side effects, including birth defects, so they’re not recommended for women who are pregnant or planning to have children.

SOURCES:

FDA. "FDA approves new psoriasis drug ." “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.” Taltz

National Psoriasis Foundation.

PubMed Health: "Psoriasis."

 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on June 26, 2019

SOURCES:

FDA. "FDA approves new psoriasis drug ." “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.” Taltz

National Psoriasis Foundation.

PubMed Health: "Psoriasis."

 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on June 26, 2019

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