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Psoriatic Arthritis Medications - Stelara Warnings and Precautions

This page contains links to eMedTV Psoriasis Articles containing information on subjects from Psoriatic Arthritis Medications to Stelara Warnings and Precautions. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Psoriatic Arthritis Medications
    Psoriatic arthritis medications -- such as NSAIDs or DMARDs -- serve various purposes. This eMedTV page explains that while some drugs relieve pain or improve stiffness, others are used to reduce inflammation or to slow the course of the disease.
  • Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms Review
    This page on the eMedTV site lists some possible signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, such as joint stiffness and eye inflammation. This segment also explains that symptoms can vary, depending on the type of psoriatic arthritis a person has.
  • Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment
    This eMedTV article discusses a number of treatment options for psoriatic arthritis, such as lifestyle changes and medications. This page also explains why someone with psoriatic arthritis may need to see several different types of healthcare providers.
  • Psoriatic Arthritus
    Psoriatic arthritis is a form of arthritis that only affects people with psoriasis. This eMedTV page covers symptoms of psoriatic arthritis and lists risk factors for this condition. Psoriatic arthritus is a common misspelling of psoriatic arthritis.
  • Psoriaze
    Psoriasis is a skin condition that leaves people with patches of red, scaly skin. This part of the eMedTV library describes these symptoms in more detail and explains what causes this skin disease. Psoriaze is a common misspelling of psoriasis.
  • Psoriazis
    Most psoriasis results in patches of thick, red skin with silvery scales. This eMedTV segment explores the causes of psoriasis and explains what treatment options are available for this skin disorder. Psoriazis is a common misspelling of psoriasis.
  • Psoriosis
    People with psoriasis often have patches of red, scaly skin. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains what causes this skin disease and lists certain things that can worsen this condition. Psoriosis is a common misspelling of psoriasis.
  • Psorisas
    Psoriasis is a skin disorder that occurs when T cells in the immune system become too active. This eMedTV article offers more information on why psoriasis occurs and lists treatments for this condition. Psorisas is a common misspelling of psoriasis.
  • Psorisis
    Psoriasis is a disorder characterized by scaling and swelling of the skin. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at psoriasis and its causes, symptoms, and various treatment options. Psorisis is a common misspelling of psoriasis.
  • Psorosis
    People with psoriasis, a skin disorder, often have red, scaly patches on their skin. This page on the eMedTV Web site explores the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this inflammatory disease. Psorosis is a common misspelling of psoriasis.
  • Scalp Psoriasis
    Scalp psoriasis is a skin disorder characterized by inflamed, scaly skin. As this eMedTV article explains, over half the people with psoriasis have it on their scalp. This portion of the Web site offers an in-depth look at this skin disease.
  • Should I Take My Cyclosporine With Food?
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at whether people should take their cyclosporine dose with food. This resource also explains how it is important to take your dose at the same time every day. A link to more dosing tips and guidelines is also provided.
  • Side Effects of Etanercept
    Some of the most common side effects of etanercept can include headaches, dizziness, and a sore throat. This eMedTV segment also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious side effects, including chest pain and changes in vision.
  • Side Effects of Golimumab
    When using golimumab, you may experience symptoms similar to an upper respiratory infection. This eMedTV page provides more information on side effects of golimumab, including potentially serious problems requiring immediate medical care.
  • Soriasis
    Psoriasis is a skin disease that results from a fast turnover of skin cells. This page from the eMedTV library explains what causes psoriasis and lists various treatment options that are available. Soriasis is a common misspelling of psoriasis.
  • Soriatane
    Soriatane is a prescription retinoid approved for treating severe psoriasis in adults. This eMedTV Web article explores the drug in more detail, including information on possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and some general precautions.
  • Soriatane and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that although Soriatane (acitretin) does pass through breast milk, it's unclear whether the drug causes problems in a nursing baby. This page also covers the manufacturer's recommendations on breastfeeding while taking Soriatane.
  • Soriatane and Pregnancy
    If you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, you should not use Soriatane (acitretin). This eMedTV page describes the significant risk of birth defects this drug can cause if taken during pregnancy and even for three years after it is stopped.
  • Soriatane Dosage
    The standard recommended dosage of Soriatane for treating psoriasis is 25 mg to 50 mg once daily. This eMedTV page also discusses why some women may not be able to use this medication and offers tips on when and how to use Soriatane.
  • Soriatane Drug Interactions
    Tetracyclines, vitamin A, and diabetes medicines are some of the drugs that can interact with Soriatane. This eMedTV article describes how these and other possible interactions can increase your risk of potentially serious complications.
  • Soriatane Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web article discusses important information on Soriatane, a medication prescribed for treating severe psoriasis in adults. This page also explains why Soriatane may not be suitable for some people and lists possible side effects.
  • Soriatane Overdose
    Taking an overdose of Soriatane (acitretin) may cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and headaches. This eMedTV Web article lists other potential overdose symptoms and describes how a healthcare provider may treat this type of overdose.
  • Soriatane Side Effects
    Hair loss, chapped lips, and high cholesterol are some of the most common side effects of Soriatane. This eMedTV Web segment lists other possible side effects, including potentially serious problems that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Soriatane Uses
    Approved uses of Soriatane include the treatment of severe psoriasis in adults. This eMedTV article covers the drug's uses in detail, including possible off-label uses and information on why women of childbearing potential may want to avoid this drug.
  • Soriatane Warnings and Precautions
    Soriatane may not be safe for people with certain medical conditions, such as alcoholism or kidney disease. This eMedTV page offers other warnings and precautions to be aware of before using Soriatane, including what to tell your doctor.
  • Soriatic Arthritis
    Psoriatic arthritis is most likely to occur between the ages of 30 and 50. This eMedTV page discusses who this condition affects, as well as common symptoms and treatment options. Soriatic arthritis is a common misspelling of psoriatic arthritis.
  • Sorilux
    If you have plaque psoriasis, your doctor may recommend a prescription medication called Sorilux. This eMedTV selection offers a detailed description of this medication, including information on dosing guidelines, side effects, warnings, and more.
  • Sorilux and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web resource explains that the potential risks of breastfeeding while using Sorilux are unknown. This page discusses whether Sorilux passes through breast milk and explains what to discuss with your doctor before nursing a child.
  • Sorilux and Pregnancy
    This page from the eMedTV Web site explains why it may not be safe to take Sorilux during pregnancy. This article also takes an in-depth look at some of the potential problems this drug might cause during pregnancy, such as various bone abnormalities.
  • Sorilux Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the standard Sorilux dosing recommendation is to apply a small amount of the foam to the affected areas twice daily. This page also lists several tips on using this drug, including ways to protect your skin during treatment.
  • Sorilux Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV article explains, you may experience drug interactions if you combine Sorilux with certain other products, such as calcium, lithium, and vitamin D. This article describes the potentially negative effects of these and other interactions.
  • Sorilux Medication Information
    Sorilux is a synthetic form of vitamin D used to treat plaque psoriasis. This selection from the eMedTV site provides important information on this prescription medication, including Sorilux's side effects, dosing guidelines, and safety precautions.
  • Sorilux Overdose
    As this eMedTV segment points out, the effects of a Sorilux overdose will depend on how much was taken and whether it was taken by mouth or applied to the skin. This article takes a look at what can happen if you take too much of this medication.
  • Sorilux Side Effects
    The most commonly reported side effect of Sorilux during clinical trials was redness. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes possible reactions that may occur with this prescription medicine, including problems that require prompt medical attention.
  • Sorilux Uses
    Sorilux is a type of synthetic vitamin D prescribed to treat plaque psoriasis. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at this product, including details on what plaque psoriasis is, possible off-label uses of Sorilux, and whether it is safe for children.
  • Sorilux Warnings and Precautions
    Before prescribing Sorilux, your doctor needs to know if you have high blood calcium levels. This eMedTV article lists other important Sorilux precautions and warnings, including information on who should not use this plaque psoriasis medication.
  • Soritane
    Soriatane is a prescription drug used for treating severe psoriasis. This eMedTV Web page further explores this medication, including information on potential side effects and some general precautions. Soritane is a common misspelling of Soriatane.
  • Stelara
    If you have plaque psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, your doctor may recommend the injectable drug Stelara. This eMedTV selection offers a detailed description of this "biologic" medicine, including details on dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Stelara and Breastfeeding
    The manufacturer of Stelara (ustekinumab) recommends using the drug with caution if you are nursing. This eMedTV selection provides more details on breastfeeding and Stelara, including a discussion on why the drug hasn't been studied in nursing women.
  • Stelara and Pregnancy
    It is generally considered safe for pregnant women to take Stelara (ustekinumab). This segment of the eMedTV site tells you what you need to know about taking this psoriasis drug during pregnancy. The results of animal studies are also discussed.
  • Stelara Dosage
    Your specific dosage of Stelara will depend on how much you weigh. This part of the eMedTV Web library describes the dosing guidelines for this drug in more detail, explaining how often the injections are given and where they are administered on the body.
  • Stelara Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, you may experience drug interactions if you take Stelara with certain other medications, such as warfarin or smallpox vaccine. This article describes the potentially negative effects of these and other interactions.
  • Stelara Medication Information
    This part of the eMedTV site offers some basic information on Stelara, a medication used to treat plaque psoriasis. Topics covered in this article include when and how it is given, what to discuss with your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Stelara Overdose
    As this eMedTV segment points out, the effects of a Stelara (ustekinumab) overdose will depend on how much was taken and whether it was combined with other substances. This article takes a look at what can happen if you take too much of this medication.
  • Stelara Side Effects
    Commonly reported Stelara side effects include infections, dizziness, and headaches. This portion of the eMedTV Web site offers a list of possible reactions that may occur with this injectable drug, including those that require prompt medical attention.
  • Stelara Uses
    Stelara is licensed to treat plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. This eMedTV selection describes these and other Stelara uses, including information on how the injectable medication works, what types of plaque psoriasis it can treat, and more.
  • Stelara Warnings and Precautions
    Before prescribing Stelara, your healthcare provider needs to know if you have ever had tuberculosis. This eMedTV article lists other important Stelara precautions and warnings, including information on who should not take this psoriasis medication.
  • Stellara
    An injectable drug, Stelara is used to treat the symptoms of plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. This eMedTV segment gives a brief overview of the prescription medication and provides a link to more info. Stellara is a common misspelling of Stelara.
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