Managing plaque psoriasis
Topical treatments for plaque psoriasis
There are many topical treatments, such as creams and ointments, that can help treat your plaque psoriasis. Find out how to get the most out of these treatments and questions to ask your health care team to help you understand.
My options when topical treatments aren’t enough
Use this tool with your dermatologist to help you understand the next steps in managing your plaque psoriasis. Find out how the treatments are used and what else you should consider if prescribed them.
Low-dose methotrexate for plaque psoriasis
Methotrexate is a medicine used in low doses to treat plaque psoriasis. This action plan can help you discuss methotrexate with your dermatologist and plan the best way to take your medicine.
The MedicineWise app is a free health and medicines management app. Features have been developed to support people with plaque psoriasis, including a dose tracker to manage complex dosing or stepping up or stepping down of medicines. The MedicineWise app can:
- keep track of your medicines and remind you when your medicine doses and appointments are due
- store your information such as your health conditions and allergies
- allow you to share your health information with your health professionals and people who may be caring for you
- provide you with trusted, relevant and up-to-date information relating to your medicines and your health conditions
Practical support for newly diagnosed patients
Helping consumers and health professionals make safe and wise therapeutic decisions about biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) and other specialised medicines. Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health through the Value in Prescribing bDMARDs Program Grant.