Today is a skin disease is considered one of the most intractable. It is characterized by a chronic course with periods of intense exacerbation. Therefore, the main goal of treatment is translated into "sleep mode" – the stage of remission.
There are many effective medications for psoriasis for relieving symptoms. They can be divided into two groups:
- preparations for intake;
- means of external use.
Drugs are prescribed individually depending on the variety of disease, characteristics of the flow and specifics of the patient.
Cream is considered one of the most effective means of getting rid of psoriasis symptoms. Their components are the active substance, oil, emulsifier and water. Thanks to low fat content ensures a dry effect on the skin. The specific choice of tools is determined by the manifested symptoms.Cream with vitamin D
The calcipotriol is a synthetic analogue of vitamin D3. Can be used in conjunction with hormones. Has enduring effect. The cream has on the skin atrophic effects. To achieve the best results possible through a combination of treatment with UV-irradiation.Cream Akriderm
Has the following properties:
The active substance is related to the corticosteroid betamethasone dipropionate. It inhibits phagocytosis, reduces the permeability of tissues, prevents swelling.
Kremgen is a combined medication from psoriasis. Perfectly removes inflammation, itching, removes signs of allergies. Topical application avoids the inhibition of the activity of the adrenal cortex.
Other popular tools are:
Preparations in the form of ointments used to treat psoriasis,are divided into two groups:
The main advantage of hormonal agents, or corticosteroids is effective and rapid elimination of the symptoms. However, their use often leads to the so-called the effect of withdrawal in which drug action is terminated and the refusal of its application is problematic.
Significant disadvantages of hormonal ointments of psoriasis is the presence of a large number of side effects and contraindications. They adversely affect the liver, endocrine system, kidneys, heart and blood vessels.
With glucocorticosteroid drugs for the treatment of psoriasis the best are from the following active components:
- Triamcinolone – is included in the composition of these ointments, as Berlikort, Kenalog, Ftorokort, Nazakort, Triakort. Means possess anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, antipruritic effect. Side effects: irritation, itching, eczema, prolonged use atrophic and infectious skin lesions.
- Flumethasone, fluocinonide acetonide, fludkortonol contained in the composition Lokasalena, Sinalar, Lokakortena, Flukorta, Flutsinar. Main actions: antipruritic, antiexudative, anti-allergic. Side effects: burning, itching, skin atrophy, hypopigmentation, stretching, systemic violations.
- Mometasone is a very effective drug, which is part of the following tools from psoriasis: Skin light, Momat, Underm. Action similar drugs in the previous row.
Less effective but more safe is the use of hormonal ointments. Most often prescribed:
- Salicylic ointment;
- The zinc ointment.
Gel-based products from psoriasis cure:
- of psoriasis vulgaris on exposed skin;
- pustular forms of psoriasis of the skin;
- psoriasis of the scalp;
- psoriasis nail, psoriasis of the joints.
There are also generic drugs for the treatment of many types of disease.
The gels come in oral and topical application. The first (for example, Ksamiol gel) are used to eliminate the symptoms on exposed areas. Their effect manifestavit viris peritis affected skin gel structure. The main function of drugs is the oral administration the excretion of toxic substances from the body, mainly lies in the stomach and intestines.
One of the most popular and effective remedies psoriasis is Enterosgel used for the treatment of the digestive tract, kidneys, liver, condition which determines the General condition of the immune system and the skin.
These funds are considered to be quite effective when used in remission. They are designed for daily care of the affected skin. Sprays from psoriasis do not contain any hormonal components. Anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, antiseptic and moisturizing effect.Skin Cap
The basic component of the Skin cap spray is activated zinc pyrithione. Used to treat the scalp:
- effectively eliminates the symptoms of psoriasis;
- restores the protective skin layer;
- improves the structure of hair;
- inhibits the growth of fungi, pathogenic bacteria, viruses.
The duration of treatment is 3-6 weeks.Spray 999
This drug is used for the daily care of psoriatic skin. Has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antipruritic and moisturizing effect. Contains no hormones, no greasy residue or Shine.
Along with the drugs today in the treatment of psoriasis are widely used oil. Such treatment is not new: oil, long used in Russian villages. The main disadvantage of this method is the possibility of allergic reactions of redness and itching of the causes of plant origin components. To resolve any of the symptoms of psoriasis apply two kinds of oils:
From the first group the most effective means are such oils:
- black cumin;
- tea tree.
A good remedy against psoriasis is sea buckthorn oil: it soothes inflammation, irritation, stimulates regeneration of the skin.
Of food one of the most commonly used is linseed oil that stimulates the skin's regeneration process. It is effective even in advanced form of the disease.
Olive eliminates dryness and flaking of the skin.
Burdock – a great tool in the defeat of the scalp. It improves local blood circulation, restores the skin in the area damaged follicles.
For the treatment of psoriasis are widely used homeopathic remedies. They are prescribed individually after examination of the patient. Homeopathy is effective only with proper selection of tools and doses.
- Psorinohel and ointment Psoriaten – is complex drugs used for different types of the disease.
- Acidum formitsikum is used for strong skin irritation, itching, burning, redness, which are amplified in cold weather.
- Arsenicum albumin is effective in the case of small plate peeling.
- Yodatum Arsenicum is recommended for the treatment of the elderly, weakened patients.
- Gidrokolite is used for strong scaling and the formation of rounded lesions on the body.
- Kalkareja karbonika used in incrassatum est peeling.
- Petroleum – effective for nail psoriasis.
- Calcium is prescribed if the disease has affected joints.
In the complex treatment of psoriasis of the scalp it is important to use special shampoos. Along with the traditional (for example, containing tar) are used a new highly effective.
All shampoos can be divided into the following groups:Tar
They include pine, juniper or birch tar which alleviates irritation, itching and flaking of the scalp. Products contain special anti-fungal components.Antifungal
These shampoos are designed specifically to deal with fungal infection. Included are active agents and additional components consume a variety of fungi. The most famous tool of this series is Nizoral.Medical
Help to fight infection. Contain zinc, salicylic acid, or Ichthyol. This series is very popular shampoo with zinc Skin cap having antimicrobial, antifungal activity.Cosmetic
They are great tools from psoriasis have a healing effect on the scalp, relieve dryness, strengthen hair. Most effective: friderm Balance, Nature, SULSENA, "the Harmony of pure metals".Baby
Contain curative components, ideal for treating children's psoriasis. Due to the absence of fragrances, dyes not irritating to skin. Popular funds include: Johnson's Baby, Nippes, "me and mom".
One of the effective means to eliminate the symptoms of the disease is considered to be sea salt. It revitalizes the skin and promotes its regeneration, has an antiseptic effect. To get rid occurs when the psoriasis plaques and scales administered baths with sea salt. They tone the body, relax the nervous system. Stress relief promotes healing, because the aggravation often happens in the background.
For the procedure of first preparing a salt solution (1 kg salt + 2 liters of hot water), which is then poured into the tub. In the bath can be up to 20 minutes. Similar salt treatments suit 2-3 times a week. They help in the defeat of the joints.
Contraindications are high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. In this case, you can use an alternative method – salt, applied on the affected skin.
Patches of psoriasis
Of new tools used in complex treatment of psoriasis, it should be noted patches of "soft skin" and Qu annaide Xinmeisu Tiegao. They differ in efficiency and ease of use. Patches paste to the affected skin, removing the protective film. The procedure is repeated to achieve results.
Patches specifically designed to eliminate plaques and lesions. It is composed of borneol, camphor and eucalyptus oil, methyl salicylate, fluotsionid. Agents have an anti-inflammatory, regenerating and anti-allergic action, causes a spasm of the capillaries, inhibit cell proliferation.
Traditional medicine offers effective recipes for getting rid of psoriasis.
- The most effective remedy is greater celandine. It should just pull out with the root, to cut or break and the resulting juice to lubricate the psoriatic plaques.
- Good help and an infusion of agrimony. In addition to addressing the symptoms of the disease, it normalizes metabolism, helps in the healing of diseases of the liver, digestive tract, gall bladder. Tablespoon of dry grass filled with 200 m of boiling water and infused for about an hour. Take 50 ml.
- Also use the ointment of the roots of Filipendula. Grind them into a powder and mixed with oil (proportion 3:1) then with constant stirring is heated in a water bath. The cooled product is used to lubricate spots.
- Chinese cream Psoriasis cream is quite effective remedy for psoriasis. Contains alcohol camphor, vitamin a, white oil, deionized water, extract of Lithospermum root and the roots of the oak, and other ingredients. Due to the absence of the hormonal components of no side effects.
- Lotion Fufang ("Pure body", Compound Fluocinonide Tincture) is anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, antimicrobial, antifungal, regenerating effect.
The use of pills and injections
Pills traditionally used for getting rid of psoriasis have a fairly strong effect. Their application is possible only on prescription.Methotrexate
The classic method of systemic therapy, especially in such difficult forms of psoriasis as erythrodermic, pustular, psoriatic arthritis. Drug action is the inhibition of rapid cell division. Administered as an intravenous injection or orally. Prolonged use of this cytostatic leads to irreversible changes in the liver and bone marrow.
The drug has a number of side effects in the form of:
- the disruption of the digestive tract;
- hemorrhagic syndrome;
- kidney damage;
- of cystitis etc.
Is a solution used for detoxification of the body. Having antihypoxic, reparative benefits. The main active ingredient is succinic acid, which has antioxidant properties and improves cellular respiration. The drug is administered by infusion (drip).Diprospan
Despite the ambiguous attitude of the professionals remains one of the most effective means of psoriasis. Is a hormonal drug of prolonged action. The action is based on the properties of the two components, one of which leads to a rapid, but short-term effect, and the second is released gradually, making the necessary hormone levels sustained for 10 days. Because of the many side effects Diprospan used only in severe forms of the disease: erythroderma, pustular psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis.
In complex therapy is also used:
- medications to protect the liver (geptral, Phosphogliv);
- fatty acids omega-3;
- immunomodulators (Likopid);
- enterosorbents for removing toxins from the intestines (Enterosgel);
- antihistamines (Suprastin, Tavegil, Tsetrin).