Calcipotriene Scalp Solution Rx

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Calcipotriene Scalp Solution

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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.


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


Not established.


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


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.

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Calcipotriene Ointment

Pharmacological Class:

Vit. D3 derivative.

Adverse Reactions:

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

Generic Availability:

Crm (NO); Oint, Soln (YES)

How Supplied:

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