How safe and effective are systemic antipsoriatic drugs in elderly, reveals JAMA study

Age alone should not be a limiting factor in psoriasis management but awareness of comorbidities and concomitant medication use is very important, as well as appropriate dosing and frequent laboratory and clinical monitoring, a new study suggested. A new systematic review and meta-analysis analysis reveals effectiveness and safety of various systematic therapies used for psoriasis management in elderly.

The findings of the study have been published in JAMA Dermatology.