List of drugs used to treat the medical condition called Psoriasis. Click on the drug to find more information including the brand names,dose,side-effects, adverse events, when to take the drug and the price of the drug.
Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Psoriasis
Alefacept is a genetically modified immunosuppressive drug prescribed for treating moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy.
Allantoin is used as a moisturizing agent to prevent or treat various skin disorders such as dry, itchy, scaly skin or the psoriasis symptoms and for specific skin irritations such as minor burns due to radiotherapy or a diaper rash.
It works by forming an oily layer on the top of the skin that traps moisture in the skin.
Brodalumab is a human monoclonal antibody prescribed to treat moderate-or -severe plaque psoriasis
in patients who do not respond to other systemic treatments.
Plaque psoriasis is a skin disease in which the skin has red or scaly patches covered with a silver-white build up of dead skin cells. The lesions usually appears on the knee, elbow, scalp or lower back.
Brodalumab works by blocking inflammation by targeting the interleukin (IL)-17 receptor A.
Clobetasol Propinate is a corticosteroid, prescribed for skin disorders including eczema, psoriasis and lichen sclerosis. The medication reduces the action of chemicals that causes inflammation and redness.
Fluticasone is a synthetic glucocorticoid, prescribed for preventing asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It reduces inflammatory reactions in the airways.
Topical: Topical preparation is used for certain types of skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema and psoriasis.
Guselkumab is prescribed along with either systemic treatment or phototherapy(UV light) to treat patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adults who do not show improvement only with topical medicines.
It is an interleukin-23 blocker that prevents inflammation in psoriasis.
Hydroxyurea is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for sickle cell anemia, several types of cancer (such as melanoma, chronic myelogenous leukemia, squamous cell carcinomas), as an adjunct to antiretroviral therapy for AIDS. It is also used for psoriasis.
Mometasone is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for treatment of inflammatory skin disorders (such as eczema and psoriasis), allergic rhinitis (such as hay fever), and asthma. Nasal spray is used for seasonal allergies like runny nose. It reduces inflammatory reactions and modifies immune reactions in the body.
Pramoxine and Hydrocortisone is an anesthetic and steroidal drug, which contains Pramoxine and hydrocortisone. It is used for treating psoriasis and other skin conditions caused due to allergic reaction, insect bites and from minor burns. The combination drug decreases the action of the chemicals that cause pain, itching and inflammation.
Secukinumab is a recombinant human monoclonal antibody which is used in the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis (a type of skin disease with red and scaly patches in parts of the body), and active ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis. It blocks the action of interleukin-17A and thereby reduces inflammation.
Tildrakizumab-asmn is an interleukin-23 antagonist which is prescribed for treating adults suffering from moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who may benefit with systemic therapy or phototherapy.
Tildrakizumab-asmn is a monoclonal antibody which works by binding to interleukin-23 and blocking it from attaching to its receptor; it thus reduces the release of cytokines and chemokines which are responsible for causing inflammation.
Triamcinolone Topical is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammation caused by certain types of allergic reactions, eczema and psoriasis. It reduces the action of the chemicals that cause inflammation, swelling and redness.
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