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VECTICAL OINTMENT
Psoriasis
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Drug Name:

VECTICAL OINTMENT Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Calcitriol 3mcg/g; oint.

Company:
Galderma Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for VECTICAL OINTMENT:

Topical treatment of mild to moderate plaque psoriasis.

Adult:

≥18yrs: Apply to affected areas of the body twice daily (AM & PM). The maximum weekly dose should not exceed 200g.

Children:

<18yrs: not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:

Vitamin D3 derivative.

Warnings/Precautions:

Discontinue if hypercalcemia occurs (until normocalcemia returns). Avoid applying to eyes, lips, or facial skin. Avoid excessive exposure to natural or artificial light (tanning booths, sun lamps). Consider limiting or avoiding use of phototherapy. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Caution with concomitant use of medications known to increase serum calcium (eg, thiazide diuretics), calcium supplements or high doses of vitamin D.

Adverse Reactions:

Hypercalcemia, lab test and urine abnormalities, psoriasis, hypercalciuria, pruritus.

How Supplied:

Oint—5g, 100g

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