Authors: Brauchli YB, Jick SS, Curtin F, Meier CR.
Published in: Brit J. Dermatol 2008;158:1299-1307.
Authors: Brit J.
Title: Dermatol 2008;158:1299-1307.
Reference: Association between beta-blockers, other antihypertensive drugs and psoriasis: population-based case-control study
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Background: Several case reports have associated use of beta-blockers with an increased risk of psoriasis or psoriasiform drug eruptions. ObjectiveS: To study the association between use of beta-blockers and other antihypertensive drugs and the risk of developing a first-time diagnosis of psoriasis. METHODS: We conducted a case-control analysis on the U.K.-based General Practice Research Database. We identified cases with an ...