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How effective is cyclosporine at treating psoriasis?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Cyclosporine controls psoriasis for many people. In up to 90%, symptoms greatly improve or clear up completely. It works quickly against severe flare-ups. It also works well for nail and pustular psoriasis. 

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