Calcipotriene Scalp Solution Rx

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Calcipotriene Scalp Solution

Psoriasis
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Calcipotriene 0.005%; contains isopropanol.

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Indications for Calcipotriene Scalp Solution:

Chronic, moderately-severe psoriasis of the scalp.

Adult:

Comb hair, apply solution to lesions and rub in. Avoid uninvolved skin. Reevaluate after 8 weeks.

Children:

Not established.

Contraindications:

Hypercalcemia. Vit. D toxicity. Do not use on face. Scalp soln: acute psoriatic eruptions.

Warnings/Precautions:

For dermatologic use only. Avoid mucous membranes, excessive exposure to natural or artificial sunlight. Discontinue if irritation or hypercalcemia occurs (until normocalcemia returns). Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

See Also:

DOVONEX CREAM

Calcipotriene Ointment

Pharmacological Class:

Vit. D3 derivative.

Adverse Reactions:

Local irritation, burning/stinging, pruritus, dermatitis, worsening of psoriasis.

How Supplied:

Crm—60g, 120g; Oint, Soln—contact supplier