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Psoriasis Treatment

Although there is no cure for psoriasis, there are many options to help treat it.


Over the counter options include:


  • Coal tar (T gel)

  • Salicylic acid (over-the-counter acne or hair care products)

  • Hydrocortisone/Cortaid


Prescription creams or lotions:


  • Topical steroids such as clobetasol or triamcinolone

  • Vitamin D analogues (Dovonex or Taclonex ointment)

  • Retinoids (Tazorac cream or gel)


Prescription pills:


  • Methotrexate​​

  • Soriatane (a cousin of accurate)

  • Otezla (currently one of the most popular treatments for Psoriasis)


Injection or biologic therapy block TNF and Interleukins (IL) in the body, which are elevated in patients with psoriasis:


  • Enbrel and Humira are TNF inhibitors

  • Stelara is a IL (interleukin) 12/23 blocker

  • Cosentyx, Taltz, and Siliq are IL-17 blockers

  • Ilymya, Skyrizi and Tremfya are IL-23 blockers


Would you like to learn more about Psoriasis Treatment?  Call us to schedule a consultation at Clovis Dermatology.


Psoriasis Symptoms


Types of Psoriasis

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Psoriasis Causes


Psoriasis Treatment

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