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FDA Approved: November 19, 2009
Pharm Company: HITECH PHARMA
Category: Skin Care

Calcipotriene Overview

Calcipotriol (INN) or calcipotriene (USAN) is a synthetic derivative of calcitriol or vitamin D. It is used in the treatment of psoriasis, marketed under the trade name "Dovonex" in the United States, "Daivonex" outside of North America, and "Psorcutan" in Germany. This medication is safe for long-term application in psoriatic skin condition. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Contraindications 2.2 Interactions 3 Mechanism 4 References 5 External links Medical uses C...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Aerosol, Foam: 0.005%
  • Cream: 0.005%, 0.01%
  • Foam: 0.01%
  • Ointment: 0.005%, 0.01%
  • Solution: 0.005%, 0.01%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Other drugs which contain Calcipotriene or a similar ingredient: (6 results)