Systemic agents for psoriasis and their relevance to primary care
JournalBritish Journal of General Pratice
PublisherRoyal College of General Practitioners
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Psoriasis is a common chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease. There is an increasing range of systemic agents prescribed by specialists in the management of psoriasis. Thus, it is important for clinicians to become familiar with these medicines. This article aims to answer questions commonly asked about these medicines in relation to their side effects and their impact on vaccinations, preconception planning, breastfeeding, infection management, and major elective surgery.