Ustekinumab is a biologic drug for psoriasis currently in development with very long lasting results
Cyclosporine is a powerful drug sometimes used in the treatment of psoriasis. Alhough newer biologics have somewhat eclipsed cyclosporine the minds of most dermatologist, there remains patients for whom this drug is useful.
Humira (adalimumab) is approved for treating psoriatic arthritis and will likely soon be approved for psoriasis.
ISA247 is a drug like cyclosporine but which appears to be safer, making it a possible better choice for psoriasis when it is released.
ABT-874 is a biologic drug for psoriasis which blocks the cytokines IL-12 and IL-23
Psorizide Forte is a homeopathic medication for psoriasis available by prescription. Homeopathy differs from allopathic medicine in the understanding of disease processes. Psorizide Forte is useful in some patients with psoriasis who have contra-indications to stronger treatments.
Soriatane (acetretin) is a drug for psoriasis adapted from vitamin A. It is an oral pill form of treatment suitable for treating more severe forms of psoriasis. Women of child-bearing years should not take Soriatane due to the risk of birth defects.
Enbrel (Etanercept) is the number one systemic psoriasis drug prescribed by dermatologist. It is also quite effective for psoriatic arthritis.
Methotrexate is one of the first systemic psoriasis medications and is still widely used.