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Psoriasis Medications

Definition of Psoriasis:

Psoriasis is a common skin inflammation (irritation and swelling) characterized by frequent episodes of redness; itching; and thick, dry, silvery scales on the skin.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with Psoriasis

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Psoriasis. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Drug Name DownUp(View by: Brand | Generic ) Reviews Ratings DownUp
flurandrenolide topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
4 reviews
   
10
triamcinolone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
4 reviews
   
9.6
desoximetasone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
4 reviews
   
9.5
clocortolone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
1 review
   
9.5
tazarotene topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
1 review
   
9.5
mometasone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
11 reviews
   
9.3
cyclosporine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcineurin inhibitors
1 review
   
9.0
prednisone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
1 review
   
9.0
clobetasol topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
38 reviews
   
8.8
desonide topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
3 reviews
   
8.7
ustekinumab systemic (Pro, More...)
class: interleukin inhibitors
59 reviews
   
8.6
fluocinonide topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
9 reviews
   
8.6
alclometasone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
1 review
   
8.5
adalimumab systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antirheumatics, TNF alfa inhibitors
44 reviews
   
8.4
coal tar topical (More...)
class: miscellaneous topical agents
5 reviews
   
8.4
infliximab systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antirheumatics, TNF alfa inhibitors
3 reviews
   
8.3
methotrexate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antimetabolites, antipsoriatics, antirheumatics, other immunosuppressants
44 reviews
   
8.2
etanercept systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antirheumatics, TNF alfa inhibitors
29 reviews
   
8.2
betamethasone / calcipotriene topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
34 reviews
   
8.0
hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical (Pro, More...)
class: anorectal preparations
1 review
   
8.0
calcipotriene topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
13 reviews
   
7.6
halobetasol topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
6 reviews
   
7.6
triamcinolone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
4 reviews
   
7.3
calcitriol topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
4 reviews
   
6.8
acitretin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antipsoriatics
7 reviews
   
5.7
hydrocortisone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
1 review
   
2.0
methoxsalen systemic (More...)
class: psoralens
0 reviewsNot rated
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methylprednisolone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
0 reviewsNot rated
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prednicarbate topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
0 reviewsNot rated
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resorcinol topical (More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
0 reviewsNot rated
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diflorasone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
0 reviewsNot rated
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ammonium lactate / urea topical (More...)
class: topical emollients
0 reviewsNot rated
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anthralin topical (More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
0 reviewsNot rated
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ammonium lactate / halobetasol topical (More...)
class: topical steroids
0 reviewsNot rated
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amcinonide topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
0 reviewsNot rated
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benzocaine / pyrilamine / zinc oxide topical (More...)
class:
0 reviewsNot rated
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coal tar / salicylic acid topical (More...)
class: miscellaneous topical agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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halcinonide topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
0 reviewsNot rated
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dexamethasone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
0 reviewsNot rated
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corticotropin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: corticotropin
0 reviewsNot rated
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hydroxyurea systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antimetabolites
0 reviewsNot rated
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Alternative treatments for Psoriasis

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Psoriasis. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Psoriasis.

Topics under Psoriasis

Learn more about Psoriasis

Synonym(s): Erythrodermic Psoriasis; Guttate Psoriasis; Inverse Psoriasis; Palmo-plantar Psoriasis; Pustular Psoriasis

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