Patients with psoriasis should avoid long-term use of medications that are toxic to the kidneys.
Patient with psoriasis were unsuccessfully treated with conventional therapies before treatment with biologics.
Patients with psoriasis do not have an increased of major cardiovascular events like heart attack and stroke.
Patients taking adalimumab saw quicker treatment of their psoriasis than those taking methotrexate.
Male patients with psoriasis have higher levels of estradiol and lower levels of testosterone compared with controls.
The rate of reported adverse events was comparable in both the treatment and placebo groups.
These study findings confirm that the therapeutic silencing of IL-23 is a potential target for psoriasis prevention and management.
This discovery could prevent progression of psoriatic arthritis in patients with psoriasis.