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Ivan Seeking
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Feb1-05, 05:51 PM
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Can i have some more info on that psoriasis shot? doesnt sound too hopeful but im interested in any new breakthroughs seeing as im one of those 'flaky' people : p
More severe psoriasis may require medicines to suppress your body's immune response. Examples of such medicines are methotrexate and cyclosporin. Another example is a medicine called Amevive (alefacept). It prevents your immune system from overreacting and so helps stop the buildup of extra skin cells. It is given as a shot once a week for 12 weeks. You will need some monitoring with blood tests while you are having these shots.
http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/aha/aha_psoriasi_crs.htm