What is psoriatic arthritis?

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis of the skin and nails. Psoriatic arthritis is a seronegative spondyloarthropathy.

How do members experience psoriatic arthritis?

Top 5 symptoms reported by people with psoriatic arthritis*

*Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.

Top treatments taken by people for psoriatic arthritis*

*Data from patients with psoriatic arthritis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Compare treatments taken by people with psoriatic arthritis*

Treatment
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Perceived effectiveness
for psoriatic arthritis (3 evaluations)
Side effects
mouth sores (ulcers) nausea
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
psoriatic arthritis (4)
Treatment

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for psoriatic arthritis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
stomach pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
psoriatic arthritis (3)
Treatment

(Remicade)
Perceived effectiveness
for psoriatic arthritis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
psoriatic arthritis (3)
Treatment

(Naproxen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for psoriatic arthritis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
psoriatic arthritis (2)
Treatment

(Salazopyrin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
psoriatic arthritis (1)

*Data from patients with psoriatic arthritis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Who has psoriatic arthritis on PatientsLikeMe?

Age

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 41
30s 199
40s 554
50s 963
60s 892
70+ 411

Distribution of sex

Sex

Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 610
Female 2,462