Traditional systemic therapy II: retinoids and others (hydroxyurea, thiopurine antimetabolites, mycophenlic acid, sulfasalazine)

  • Sejal K. Shah
  • Jeffrey M. Weinberg
Part of the Milestones in Drug Therapy book series (MDT)


Many systemic agents are commonly used to treat generalized psoriasis. Although they are efficacious, their potential adverse effects require close monitoring. These agents can be used either alone or in combination therapy. In addition, they can be used as rotational or sequential therapies.


Mycophenolate Mofetil Mycophenolic Acid Complete Blood Count TPMT Activity Pustular Psoriasis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sejal K. Shah
    • 1
  • Jeffrey M. Weinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologySt. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital CenterNew YorkUSA

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