Dovonex

Active Ingredient(s): Calcipotriene
FDA Approved: * December 29, 1993
Pharm Company: * LEO PHARM
Category: Skin Care

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



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Calcipotriol, also known as calcipotriene, is a synthetic derivative of calcitriol, a form of vitamin D. It is used in the treatment of psoriasis. It is safe for long-term application in psoriatic skin conditions. It was patented in 1985 and approved for medical use in 1991.[1] It is marketed under the trade name "Dovonex" in the United States, "Daivonex" outside North America, and "Psorcutan" in Germany. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Contraindications 3 Adverse effects 4 Inter...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calcipotriol

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Calcipotriene
  • 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.

NDC Database Records for Dovonex: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0430-3020 Dovonex 50 ug/g Topical Cream by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 0430-3030 Dovonex .05 mg/ml Topical Solution by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 50222-260 Dovonex 50 ug/g Topical Cream by Leo Pharma Inc.
  • 50222-403 Dovonex .05 mg/ml Topical Solution by Leo Pharma Inc.
  • 54868-4725 Dovonex 50 ug/g Topical Cream by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-6057 Dovonex .05 mg/ml Topical Solution by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Calcipotriene or a similar ingredient: (8 results)

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