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Drugs for Psoriasis


A comprehensive list of drugs used to treat Psoriasis are listed here. View list of drugs used to treat 'Psoriasis'. Click below on the listed drug to know more and this includes the brand name(s), price of the drug, its dosage, side-effects, adverse events, how and when should it be taken.
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Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Psoriasis

For the convenience of the medical practitioners we have listed both the generic name and the multiple brand names of the drugs for Psoriasis.

Alefacept

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.
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Anthralin

Anthralin is a topical antimitotic, prescribed for psoriasis.

Apremilast

Apremilast acts by inhibiting the enzyme named phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4).
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Brodalumab

Brodalumab is a human monoclonal antibody prescribed to treat moderate-or -severe plaque psoriasis in patients who do not respond to other systemic treatments.

Calcipotriene

Calcipotriene is a synthetic derivative of calcitriol or vitamin D, prescribed for plaque psoriasis.

Efalizumab

Efalizumab is a recombinant monoclonal antibody, prescribed for chronic, moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

Guselkumab

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.

Infliximab

Infliximab is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for autoimmune disorders, joint pain, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriasis.
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Ixekizumab

Ixekizumab injection, an interleukin antagonist is indicated for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis that have benefited from systemic therapy or phototherapy.

Pramoxine and Hydrocortisone

Pramoxine and Hydrocortisone is an anesthetic and steroidal drug, which contains Pramoxine and hydrocortisone.

Psoralen (PUVA)

Psoralen (PUVA) is also called as PUVA, a natural product, prescribed for eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo and mycosis fungoides.

Risankizumab

Risankizumab is used for treating psoriasis especially in moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients.

Secukinumab

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.

Tildrakizumab-asmn

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.

Triamcinolone Topical

Triamcinolone Topical is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammation caused by certain types of allergic reactions, eczema and psoriasis.

Ustekinumab

Ustekinumab is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for psoriasis.


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