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Pills You Can Take for Your Psoriasis

Psoriasis can be treated with oral medication when the severity warrants. Several effective pills for psoriasis are available.

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.

Methotrexate is one of the first systemic psoriasis medications and is still widely used.

Soriatane (acetretin)
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.

Psorizide Forte, a Homeopathic Prescription Drug for Psoriasis
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.

ISA247 - Like Cyclosporine but Safer
ISA247 is a drug like cyclosporine but which appears to be safer, making it a possible better choice for psoriasis when it is released.

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