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How effective is apremilast in treating plaque psoriasis?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Over half of the people taking apremilast in studies had at least a 50% drop in their psoriasis severity score. One study showed apremilast is effective for nail and scalp psoriasis. 

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