Systemic medications are prescription drugs that work throughout the body. They are usually used for individuals with moderate to severe psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Systemic psoriasis drugs are taken by mouth in liquid or pill form or given by injection (National Psoriasis Foundation).
This book is a comprehensive guide to the use of systemic drugs in dermatology bringing practising dermatologists and pharmacologists fully up to date with the latest drugs available as well as new guidelines for prescribing and monitoring established drugs.
The text covers numerous different types of drugs and the management of their common and less common side effects. The final chapter discusses FDA approval.
- Comprehensive guide to use of systemic drugs in dermatology
- Discusses latest drugs available and new guidelines for prescribing and monitoring established drugs
- Covers numerous types of drugs and management of side effects
- Includes more than 120 illustrations and tables
Kabir Sardana MD DNB MNAMS
Professor, Department of Dermatology and STD, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India