Weekly azathioprine pulse efficacious in psoriasis: study
Weekly azathioprine pulse appears to be beneficial in the management of chronic plaque psoriasis according to a study in the Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology.
Psoriasis is a complex immune mediated disease influenced by multiple genetic factorsand having a remitting and relapsing course. It causes considerable morbidity and severe impairment in quality of life. Methotrexate is considered to be one of the gold standard systemic treatment for moderate to severe psoriasis.