Psoriasis treatment medications

Psoriasis refers to a chronic disease, which under proper treatment, you can stop for a long time. Usually experts recommend the use of adequate drug treatment, which allows not only to eliminate the discomfort from the disease, but also trigger the healing of the skin. Today, there are several types of medications that are prescribed to patients with diagnosed psoriasis.


Ointment in the treatment of psoriasis

  • Hormonal creams to reduce redness and itching. Are used in many cases, if the patient was diagnosed with psoriasis. Not suitable for long-term treatment, it is recommended to use not more than seven days, in order not to cause addiction and hormone disorders in the skin. Applied a thin layer of means in a small amount twice a day. After use, the patient noted a significant reduction in redness and itching regeneration of the skin starts within 2-4 days. After a week of using is to move to a more gentle ointments, sprays and creams. It is strictly forbidden to use during pregnancy and lactation.
  • Ointment with the addition of salicylic acid, is a powerful disinfectant. But if you are using ointment should be careful, as it can significantly dry out the skin. Applied ointment in a form two times a day. It is advisable to clean the skin with any soap base, wash affected area and wipe it with a soft towel or paper towel. A quarter of an hour apply the ointment and leave on the skin. When absolutely necessary, ointment can be allowed to use during carrying a child, subject to medical control. Ointment belongs to hormonal drug.
  • Gel for external use. Allowed to use medication on children after two years, if required by the patient's condition. To use the gel once a day, but this week you cannot use more than one tube of ointment to keep the dosage. Duration of therapy may not exceed more than 14 days. If the psoriasis proved to affected areas on the face, the use of gel may last for only one week. In other cases, the patient may worsen the rash. In some forms of the disease with the use of the gel can be applied daily sterile bandage.
Gel from psoriasis

Sprays for psoriasis

Spray c content of grape and peppermint extracts, beneficial essential oils. You can use the spray even during pregnancy, and juvenile patients. Spray sprayed twice a day from a distance of 15-17 inches. Make sure make sure after the application the substance was only on the affected areas. If the product got to healthy skin, it should be cleaned with a damp cloth. Due to the presence of essential oils and extracts on the body can remain greasy traces that should be considered in the treatment of psoriasis on the body. Despite its effectiveness, the spray has a high cost and may not always be purchased by the patients. The duration of the course to full recovery and elimination of symptoms.

Tablets in the treatment of psoriasis

Tablets are used for the rapid recovery of normal growth of epidermis cells that get rid of pustules, papules and scales. Used only at the last stage of development of psoriasis. Thus the scheme of treatment is very specific. The patient can be assigned to one-time the weekly dosage is 10-25 mg of active substance. If you need a stronger treatment, the patient takes 2, 5 mg every 12 hours three times a week. The duration of therapy exclusively individually. Can not be used for children and pregnant women.