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List of Treatments for Psoriasis

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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Abrilada (Adalimumab-afzb)

Overview

Abrilada is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, as well as rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic… read more

Accupressure

Overview
Acupressure is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practice that has been used for thousands of years to treat a wide range of illnesses. Some people with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis have utilized… read more

Acthar Gel (Repository Corticotropin Injection)

Overview
Acthar Gel is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat conditions including multiple sclerosis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus. Acthar Gel is… read more

Acupuncture

Overview
Acupuncture is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practice that has been used for thousands of years to treat a wide range of illnesses. Some people with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis have utilized… read more

Advil (Ibuprofen)

Overview

Advil is an over-the-counter medication used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. It is also known by its drug name, Ibuprofen, and the brand name Motrin. Stronger doses of Advil are available by… read more

Alclometasone

Overview
Alclometasone is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat skin inflammation associated with psoriasis and various other skin conditions in adults and children… read more

Aleve (Naproxen)

Overview

Aleve is an over-the-counter medication used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. It is also known by its drug name, Naproxen. Stronger doses of Naproxen are available by prescription. Aleve is used to… read more

Amjevita (Adalimumab-atto)

Overview
Amjevita is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat active psoriatic arthritis and moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis in adults. Amjevita may be… read more

Arava (Leflunomide)

Overview
Arava is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1998 to treat joint pain, swelling, and stiffness associated with active rheumatoid arthritis. Arava is also… read more

Arthrotec (Diclofenac/Misoprostol)

Overview
Arthrotec is a prescription medication that was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1997 to treat people with certain forms of arthritis. Arthrotec is prescribed for those who have a high… read more

Bimzelx (bimekizumab-bkzx)

Overview
Bimzelx is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Bimzelx is also referred to by its drug name bimekizumab-bkzx.… read more

Celebrex (Celecoxib)

Overview
Celebrex is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, acute pain, and… read more

Cimzia (Certolizumab pegol)

Overview
Cimzia is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating active psoriatic arthritis in adults 18 years and older. Cimzia may be prescribed alone or with… read more

Clinoril (Sulindac)

Overview
Clinoril is a prescription medication that was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1978 to treat several forms of arthritis. Clinoril is sometimes prescribed off-label to treat pain,… read more

Cloderm (Clocortolone)

Overview
Cloderm is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat skin inflammation and itching associated with skin conditions that respond to corticosteroids. Cloderm is also… read more

Cordran (Flurandrenolide)

Overview
Cordran is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat skin inflammation, crusting, and scaling associated with psoriasis and other skin conditions. Cordran is… read more

Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids
Corticosteroids are prescription medications used to control pain, swelling, stiffness, and disease progression in psoriatic arthritis and other conditions associated with joint inflammation.… read more

Cosentyx (Secukinumab)

Overview
Cosentyx is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults 18 and older who have active psoriatic arthritis or moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Cosentyx is… read more

Cyclosporine

Overview
Cyclosporine is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis and prevent the rejection of transplanted organs. Cyclosporine is sold… read more

Daypro (Oxaprozin)

Overview
Daypro is a prescription medication that was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1992 to treat certain forms of arthritis. It is also known by its drug name, oxaprozin. Daypro is… read more

Desonate (Desonide)

Overview
Desonate is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1972. Desonate is used to treat skin inflammation associated with psoriasis and various other skin conditions.… read more

Diet

Overview

Like everyone else, people with psoriasis feel their best when they consistently eat a healthy, balanced diet. There is no specific diet for psoriasis, but many physicians and researchers studying the effects… read more

Diflorasone diacetate

Overview
Diflorasone diacetate is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat skin inflammation and itching associated with skin conditions that respond to corticosteroids.… read more

Dovonex (Calcipotriene)

Overview
Dovonex is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat plaque psoriasis. Dovonex is also known by its drug name calcipotriene.

Calcipotriene, the active… read more

Duobrii (Halobetasol propionate/Tazarotene)

Overview
Duobrii is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat plaque psoriasis in people ages 18 and older. Duobrii is a combination drug composed of halobetasol propionate and… read more

Elidel (Pimecrolimus)

Overview
Elidel is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2001. Elidel is approved to treat mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis in people ages 2 years and older. In cases of… read more

Elocon (Mometasone)

Overview
Elocon is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat skin conditions associated with inflammation and itching. Elocon is appropriate for people ages 2 and older.… read more

Enbrel (Etanercept)

Overview
Enbrel is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat plaque psoriasis in adults and children over age 4 and psoriatic arthritis in adults. Enbrel is also known… read more

Erelzi (Etanercept-szzs)

Overview
Erelzi is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat psoriatic arthritis and moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis in adults. Erelzi may be referred to by… read more

Etodolac

Overview
Etodolac is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat several forms of arthritis. It was formerly sold under the brand name Lodine. Etodolac is used to treat… read more

Exercise

Overview
According to a recent article, people with psoriasis are less likely to exercise than those without psoriasis. Pain, stiffness, and swelling lead many people with psoriatic arthritis to give up on exercise and… read more

Feldene (Piroxicam)

Overview
Feldene is a prescription medication that was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1982 to treat forms of arthritis. Feldene is also known by its drug name, piroxicam. Feldene is used to… read more

Hadlima (Adalimumab-bwwd)

Overview
Hadlima is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis and active psoriatic arthritis. Hadlima is also known by its drug… read more

Halog (Halcinonide)

Overview
Halog is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat skin conditions associated with inflammation and itching. Halog is also referred to by its drug name,… read more

Hulio (Adalimumab-fkjp)

Overview
Hulio is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis and active psoriatic arthritis. Hulio is also referred to by its… read more

Humira (Adalimumab)

Overview
Humira is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis and active psoriatic arthritis. Humira may be… read more

Hyrimoz (Adalimumab-adaz)

Overview
Hyrimoz is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis and active psoriatic arthritis. Hyrimoz is also approved to treat… read more

Ibuprofen

Overview
Ibuprofen is an over-the-counter medication used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. It is also known by its brand names, Advil and Motrin. Stronger doses of ibuprofen are available by prescription.… read more

Ilumya (Tildrakizumab-asmn)

Overview
Ilumya is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in cases where systemic therapy or phototherapy are warranted. Ilumya is also referred… read more

Imuran (Azathioprine)

Overview
Imuran, also known by its drug name azathioprine, is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help prevent rejection in people who’ve had kidney transplants. Imuran… read more

Indocin (Indomethacin)

Overview
Indocin is a prescription medication that was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1965 to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. It is also known by its drug name, indomethacin. Indocin is… read more

Inflectra (Infliximab-dyyb)

Overview
Inflectra is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis and chronic severe plaque psoriasis. In cases of plaque psoriasis,… read more

Ixifi (Infliximab-qbtx)

Overview
Ixifi is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Ixifi is also referred to by its drug name, infliximab-qbtx.… read more

Kenalog (Triamcinolone acetonide)

Overview
Kenalog is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat skin inflammation, crusting, and scaling associated with psoriasis and other skin conditions. Kenalog may… read more

Laser treatments

Overview
Phototherapy involves the use of different types of light to treat plaque psoriasis. Laser treatment is a type of phototherapy that uses special lasers to treat affected skin and improve psoriasis symptoms.… read more

Luxiq (Betamethasone)

Overview
Luxiq is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat scalp conditions associated with inflammation and itching. Luxiq is also known by its drug name,… read more

Meclofenamate

Overview
Meclofenamate is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat several forms of arthritis. It was formerly sold under the brand name Meclomen. Meclofenamate is used to… read more

Mobic (Meloxicam)

Overview
Mobic is a prescription medication that was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat several forms of arthritis. Mobic is sometimes prescribed off-label to treat pain, stiffness, and… read more

Moisturizers

Overview

Moisturizers, which include lotions, creams, and ointments, are an important part of psoriasis treatment. These over-the-counter products soothe itching, redness, and dryness and can help prevent your… read more

Motrin (Ibuprofen)

Overview

Motrin is an over-the-counter medication used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. It is also known by its drug name, Ibuprofen, and the brand name Advil. Stronger doses of Motrin are available by… read more

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