There are three main benefits of using a combination approach:
- It can decrease the possibility of reaching toxic levels with a single drug.
- The single drug will be prescribed at a lower dose.
- A combination approach can be more successful than a single dose.
Research shows that those taking a biologic, or a biologic along with another form of treatment, are generally more satisfied than those taking topical therapies or acitrecin (Soriatane) alone.
If you feel like your current psoriasis treatment isn't working, talk to your doctor about biologics. Using biologics, or a combination of biologics with traditional drugs, may be the answer for you.
Written by Jennifer Abayowa
Medically Reviewed by Darren Hein, PharmD on July 5, 2016Read more in Psoriasis Resources
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