TITLE

Long-term efficacy of etanercept for psoriasis in daily practice

PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Current Medical Literature: Dermatology;2012, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on the long-term efficacy analysis of etanercept for psoraisis in daily practice. It says that 152 patients were treated with etanercept and adjustements to the dosing regimens were taken by the supervising dermatologist. Results showed that response rates were found to be lower than in the reported randomized controlled trials, due to the strict criteria for prescribing biological treatments.
ACCESSION #
77950130

 

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