What Are the Main Treatments for Psoriatic Arthritis?

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The main treatment for Psoriatic Arthritis are to combat that inflammation of the antibodies attacking the joints and your cartilage, so we first start off with medication called enzet [xx] ibuprofen and naproxen that you can also buy over the counter, and your doctor will probably first prescribe that for you.

If those aren't working, then they'll take it a step up to different medications like methotrexate or [xx] which are also still in pill form. If those don't work then the next step is something called TNS inhibitor. It stands for Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitor, and these are medications that we refer to as biologic and patients may have had in that form.

These are typically injectable medication and that really gets at targeting your immune system, to get the immune system to stop attacking the cartilage and attacking the joint. And those are our kind of the biggest guns that we have for treating Psoriatic Arthritis.