Psoriatic Arthritis Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

adalimumab Adalimumab

Adalimumab reduces the effects of a substance in the body that can cause inflammation...learn more »

etanercept Etanercept

Etanercept works by decreasing a certain protein produced by the immune system. The immune system helps the body fight infections. In people with autoimmune ...learn more »

infliximab Infliximab

Infliximab reduces the effects of a substance in the body that can cause inflammation...learn more »

tazarotene topical Tazarotene Topical

Tazarotene is a compound similar to vitamin A. It helps the skin to renew itself more quickly and may improve the appearance and texture of skin...learn more »

methoxsalen (oral) Methoxsalen (oral)

Methoxsalen is a naturally occurring substance that is reactive to light. It works by enhancing the body's sensitivity to ultraviolet light A (UVA)...learn more »

fluocinolone topical Fluocinolone Topical

Fluocinolone is a steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling...learn more »

clobetasol topical Clobetasol Topical

Clobetasol is a topical (for the skin) steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling...learn more »

betamethasone (oral) Betamethasone (oral)

Betamethasone is in a class of drugs called steroids. Betamethasone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

cortisone Cortisone

Cortisone is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

aspirin (oral) Aspirin (oral)

Aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »

cyclosporine Cyclosporine

Cyclosporine lowers your body's immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplante...learn more »

methotrexate (injection) Methotrexate (injection)

Methotrexate interferes with the growth of certain cells of the body, especially cells that reproduce quickly, such as cancer cells, bone marrow cells, and s...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »





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