Quality of Life in Psoriasis Vietnamese Patients Treated with Metformin in Combination with Methotrexate

Authors

  • Tam Huynh Thi Xuan Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Van Bui Thi 108 Institute of Clinical Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Anh Tran Ngoc Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Em Dang Van 108 Institute of Clinical Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Quyet Tran Dang 103 Military Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Thuong Nguyen Van National Hospital of Dermatology and Venereology, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Phuong Pham Thi Minh National Hospital of Dermatology and Venereology, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Lan Pham Thi National Hospital of Dermatology and Venereology, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Nghi Dinh Huu National Hospital of Dermatology and Venereology, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Marco Gandolfi Unit of Dermatology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
  • Francesca Satolli Unit of Dermatology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
  • Claudio Feliciani Unit of Dermatology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
  • Michael Tirant University of Rome G. Marconi, Rome, Italy; Psoriasis Eczema Clinic, Melbourne, Australia
  • Aleksandra Vojvodic Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Military Medical Academy of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Torello Lotti University of Rome G. Marconi, Rome, Italy

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2019.066

Keywords:

Psoriasis, Metformin, Methotrexate

Abstract

A cross-sectional study was performed on 48 psoriasis Vietnamese patients treated with metformin as an add-on for methotrexate and 48 psoriasis patients treated methotrexate alone. The mean PASI scores were 5.25 ± 5.72. Total QOL scores had a slight difference between patients treated metformin combined with methotrexate and methotrexate alone (62.32 ± 18.1 vs 60.91 ± 19.63). Combined therapy with metformin and methotrexate contributes to significantly improve the quality of life for patients with psoriasis.

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Published

2019-01-27

How to Cite

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Thi Xuan TH, Bui Thi V, Tran Ngoc A, Dang Van E, Tran Dang Q, Nguyen Van T, Thi Minh PP, Thi LP, Dinh Huu N, Gandolfi M, Satolli F, Feliciani C, Tirant M, Vojvodic A, Lotti T. Quality of Life in Psoriasis Vietnamese Patients Treated with Metformin in Combination with Methotrexate. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2019 Jan. 27 [cited 2022 May 27];7(2):302-3. Available from: https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2019.066

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