Shao-xi, W. & Ning-ru, G. Chin. J. Integr. Med. (2005) 11: 147. doi:10.1007/BF02836473
Objective: To investigate the effects of triptolide tablet in the treatment of patients with psoriasis vulgaris.Methods: By an open clinical study of 103 patients with psoriasis vulgaris. Psoriasis area severity index (PASI) was measured and recorded before and after treatment for efficacy evaluation.Results: Of the 103 patients, markedly effective was got in 41 (39.7%), improved in 37 (35.8%) and ineffective in 25 (24.5%), the total effective rate being 75.7%, and the adverse reaction was shown only in few patients with decreased WBC during the treatment period.Conclusion: Triptolide tablet is effective for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris during the one-year follow-up.