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TACLONEX TOPICAL SUSPENSION
Psoriasis
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Drug Name:

TACLONEX TOPICAL SUSPENSION Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Calcipotriene (as hydrate) 0.005% + betamethasone dipropionate 0.064%; topical susp.

Company:
LEO Pharma Inc.

e-Prescribe this drug via Surescripts


Therapeutic Use:

Indications for TACLONEX TOPICAL SUSPENSION:

Plaque psoriasis of the scalp and body.

Adult Dose for TACLONEX TOPICAL SUSPENSION:

≥18yrs: apply to affected area once daily for up to 8 weeks or until clear; max 100g/wk. Do not occlude.

Children's Dose for TACLONEX TOPICAL SUSPENSION:

<18yrs: not recommended.

See Also:

TACLONEX OINTMENT

TACLONEX SCALP

Pharmacological Class:

Vit. D3 derivative + topical steroid.

Warnings/Precautions:

Discontinue if hypercalcemia or hypercalciuria develop; may resume once calcium metabolism has normalized. Discontinue if HPA axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, or irritation occurs. Do not use on face, axillae, or groin, or if atrophy is present at treatment site. Avoid eyes, sun, UV light (eg, phototherapy). Treat infection if present. Severe renal or hepatic dysfunction. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Systemic absorption potentiated by other corticosteroids.

Adverse Reactions:

Oint: pruritus, scaly rash. Susp: folliculitis, burning sensation of skin.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Oint—60g, 100g; Susp—60g; Scalp—30g, 60g, 2x60g

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