Your dermatologist brings experience in treating skin diseases, including plaque psoriasis. You’re the expert on you and how plaque psoriasis affects your life. Your dermatologist depends on you to be a partner in creating a treatment plan that’s right for you.
So keeping track of your progress and having open discussions with your doctor is an important first step.
*Based on IMS NPA data: Total HUMIRA prescriptions written by dermatologists from 6/6/2014 to 6/10/2016 vs. Enbrel®, Stelara®, Simponi®, Cimzia®, Otezla®, Cosentyx®, and Taltz®. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
A little advance preparation can help you make your next doctor appointment as productive as possible.
The Doctor Discussion Guide helps you identify symptoms you may have and record changes since your last visit, so you're ready to have a better conversation with your dermatologist.
Print out a new copy of the guide before each appointment, answer the questions, and take the guide with you.
Your conversation with your doctor is a dialogue—one in which you both get to ask questions and share information. Here are a few basic points to start your conversation.