Drugs for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis are divided
into three main categories:
anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) include over-the-counter medications such
as aspirin and ibuprofen as well as prescription products.
antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) may relieve more severe symptoms and attempt
to slow or stop joint/tissue damage and the progression of psoriatic arthritis.
such as Enbrel, Humira, and Remicade are also considered DMARDs. They are
highly selective agents that target specific parts of the immune system that
cause psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
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