Understanding topical therapies for psoriasis.

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Summary of "Understanding topical therapies for psoriasis."

Although the active ingredients of the most frequently used topical therapy for psoriasis have remained the same for many years, the introduction of new vehicles and fixed-dose combination products has increased ease of patient use as well as, in some cases, efficacy and safety. Topical therapies with novel mechanisms of action are under study.


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Name: Cutis
ISSN: 2326-6929
Pages: S8-S12


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A humanized monoclonal antibody that binds to IL-12 and IL-23 and is used as a DERMATOLOGIC AGENT in the treatment of patients with plaque PSORIASIS who have not responded to other therapies.

A topical anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid used in DERMATOSES, skin allergies, PSORIASIS, etc.

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