Guselkumab is one of a group of medicines called biological disease modifying antirheumatic drugs.

They are a type of medication called a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug or DMARD for short ...

People suffering from psoriatic arthritis (PsA) typically have itchy, red, scaly patches on the skin caused by psoriasis. A GP or dermatolog

Ustekinumab is a biologic DMARD (bDMARD) used to treat psoriatic arthritis.

If these conditions aren’t treated early, unfortunately the inflammation that occurs can really cause quite devastating joint damage.

This Roadmap will help you understand how to manage PsA, including pre-diagnosis, self-management techniques and the use of medicines.

DMARDs are used to treat inflammatory forms of arthritis, such as psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

Pain relievers are often the first medicine your doctor will recommend to help with pain.

NSAIDs reduce inflammation, joint swelling and stiffness. They are often used to treat...

Corticosteroids are used to treat inflammatory forms of arthritis, such as psoriatic arthritis.

In psoriatic arthritis, the choice of treatment is very much dependent on how the patient presents.

Even though arthritis may be a long-term disorder, we now have excellent treatment

It can be difficult to find a medication that works best for your inflammatory arthritis each person will respond differently to each drug.

Blood tests can be useful to help diagnose some, but not all, types of arthritis. Always discuss your blood test results with your doctor.

Imaging tests are used to look for signs of psoriatic arthritis, such as joint damage and to monitor the disease’s progression.

The biggest breakthrough in rheumatology. They treat the disease rather than numb the symptoms.

One of the problems with methotrexate is there are so many misconceptions about it

Methotrexate (brand name Methoblastin or injectable methotrexate (Hospira, Methacord, Methotrexate Accord & Trexject) is a well-established,

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a long-term condition where the body’s immune system...

The information below is useful if your doctor has recommended injections of methotrexate either for better efficacy or to reduce ...

Low dose once weekly methotrexate is the gold standard treatment for inflammatory arthritis and other immune related diseases.

Sulfasalazine (brand names Pyralin EN, Salazopyrin EN) is a medicine used to treat psoriatic arthritis and other conditions.

Hydroxychloroquine (brand name Plaquenil, Plaquenil Sulfate) is a medicine used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditi

Leflunomide (brand names Arabloc, Arava) is a medicine used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. It is an ...

Biologics are a type of medication that can be prescribed for some forms of inflammatory arthritis ...

Adalimumab (brand name Humira) belongs to a new class of medicines called biological disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (biological DMARD

Etanercept (brand name Enbrel) is one of a group of medicines called biological disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (biological DMARDs or

Infliximab, also known as bDMARDs, helps with blocking natural substances called cytokines found in joints of people suffering from rhematoi

Golimumab (brand name Simponi) belongs to a new class of medicines called biological disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (biological DMARD

Certolizumab (brand name Cimzia) belongs to a new class of medicines called biological disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (biological DMA

Ixekizumab (Taltz) is a medicine used to treat adults with psoriatic arthritis, an inflammatory disease of the joints that is often accompa

Tofacitinib (brand name: Xeljanz) belongs to a class of medicines called non-biological disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (non-biologica

Secukinumab (brand name: Cosentyx®) is a medicine used to treat adults with psoriatic arthritis, an inflammatory disease of the joints ...

Paracetamol is a common pain killer (analgesic). It can also lower raised body temperature (fever). It is used for relief of fever, headache

Opioids are medicines taken to help reduce pain. They work on the central nervous system to slow down nerve signals between the brain & body

Prednisolone and prednisone are hormones that are produced naturally in the body. They are necessary for normal working of the body.

All drugs have possible side effects, however, it's also important to consider the benefits of medications.

Blood monitoring is normal and needs to be done regularly for the patient's safety.

Physiotherapy is an important part of treatment for most people with psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

Your psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can affect you in many different ways, but your occupational therapist will help you

Hydrotherapy is the use of water in the treatment of different conditions, including psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

A clinical psychologist is an expert in mental health and may help some people living with PsA

You have psoriatic arthritis (PsA), your joints are sore and stiff and you may be fatigued. So why am I being referred to a psychologist?

An introduction to the most common types of surgery for psoriatic arthritis (PsA), including tips on when to talk to your doctor about ...

When you have knee or hip surgery for psoriatic arthritis (PsA), you can look forward to better mobility and function afterward.