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
efalizumab systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective immunosuppressants
4 reviews
   
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10
flurandrenolide topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
3 reviews
   
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10
tazarotene topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
1 review
   
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10
alefacept systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective immunosuppressants
1 review
   
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10
triamcinolone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
4 reviews
   
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9.6
desoximetasone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
4 reviews
   
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9.5
clocortolone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
1 review
   
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9.5
coal tar topical (More...)
class: miscellaneous topical agents
5 reviews
   
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9.4
mometasone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
11 reviews
   
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9.3
cyclosporine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcineurin inhibitors
1 review
   
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9.0
clobetasol topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
34 reviews
   
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8.8
fluocinonide topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
7 reviews
   
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8.7
desonide topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
3 reviews
   
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8.7
alclometasone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
1 review
   
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8.5
ustekinumab systemic (Pro, More...)
class: interleukin inhibitors
45 reviews
   
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8.3
methotrexate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antimetabolites, antipsoriatics, antirheumatics, other immunosuppressants
35 reviews
   
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8.3
infliximab systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antirheumatics, TNF alfa inhibitors
3 reviews
   
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8.3
adalimumab systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antirheumatics, TNF alfa inhibitors
34 reviews
   
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8.2
betamethasone / calcipotriene topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
31 reviews
   
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8.2
etanercept systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antirheumatics, TNF alfa inhibitors
29 reviews
   
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8.2
hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical (Pro, More...)
class: anorectal preparations
1 review
   
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8.0
prednisone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
0 reviews
   
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8.0
halobetasol topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
6 reviews
   
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7.6
triamcinolone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
4 reviews
   
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7.3
calcipotriene topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
13 reviews
   
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7.2
acitretin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antipsoriatics
5 reviews
   
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6.0
calcitriol topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
3 reviews
   
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6.0
hydrocortisone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
1 review
   
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2.0
prednicarbate topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical steroids
0 reviewsNot rated
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methylprednisolone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
0 reviewsNot rated
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methoxsalen systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psoralens
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 (Pro, 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 scientifially 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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