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

Psoriasis Causes

Psoriasis Treatment