Thursday, November 10, 2011

Psoriasis Treatment




Psoriasis is a disease that up to today has no cure, but there are medicines that help to calm and slow the progression of the disease. Successful treatment depends on severity of disease. The choice of treatment depends on the following factors:

The type of psoriasis

  The extent and severity of psoriasis

  Age, sex and condition of the patient's life

   The patient's response to previous treatments


  Little severe psoriasis

Normally, when the psoriasis is not severe, the doctor prescribed cortisone creams based, not reduce the doses of treatment abruptly, but gradually

Creams rich in vitamin D3 are also used to treat mild psoriasis and treatment based on tar and salicylic acid as a low concentration, the latter being the latest treatments.

Psoriasis with some gravity

Nowadays the most common treatments used are based on treating drug psoralen, which increases the responsiveness of skin to light, immunosuppressants (new treatment), treatment based on methotrexate, injectable form directly extracted from the blood once a week, this treatment is one of the best on the market.

Biological treatments psoriasis:

      The etanercept anti-TNF-Alfacom, adalimumab, infliximab;
      Modulators of T lymphocytes, such as efalizumab and alefacept.

3 comments:

Jenny Jay said...

My grandmother has it. Such a shame there's no cure.

Petar said...

my friend have the same disease he have tried everything but no effect

filipe3x said...

too bad there is no cure :(

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