A review of adverse events in plaque psoriasis

Hilton, L.
Dermatology Times. 2018.

The newly released article written by Lisette Hilton investigates the possible adverse events associated with the use of biologic treatment options. Many first line treatment options have proven to have detrimental effects on patients who have long term and chronic treatment regimens. “The advent of biologics and small molecule inhibitors have revolutionized moderate-to-severe psoriasis treatment, but adverse events associated with these treatments can manifest early in patients.” While the introduction of biologic drugs has provided a revolutionary treatment option for psoriasis patients, usage must be carefully considered and closely monitored. “As the list of treatments for plaque psoriasis grows, so does the list of adverse events associated with biologic treatment.”

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