Systemic Treatment for Psoriasis


When external topical therapies aren’t enough, internal systemic therapies can be used. Systemic therapies can be administered as tablets or injections. They work by inhibiting different parts of the immune system and slowing excessive skin cell growth.


Reduce the immune system’s response, including inflammation.

Retinoids (vitamin A)

Help to slow the growth of skin cells and are generally taken alongside other treatments.


Proteins engineered using biotechnology that specifically target and inhibit an overactive immune response.

Systemic therapies can impact the immune system. This is how they help you get your psoriasis under control. If you have concerns, you should discuss them with your doctor.

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