What to Know About 4 Oral Medications for Psoriasis

By Bailey Miller
April 19, 2023

When deciding on what psoriasis treatment is best for you, you and your doctor may consider oral medications—pills or capsules you take by mouth. In this video, board-certified dermatologist April Armstrong M.D. describes four common oral medications prescribed for psoriasis. For each, she explains:

  • How it works
  • Who it may help
  • Potential risks and side effects

If you’re considering whether oral medications may be helpful in treating your psoriasis, discuss this information with your doctor. Together you can make the right decisions to help relieve your symptoms.