Active ingredient: Calcipotriol

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Calcipotriol uses


Calcipotriol (INN) or calcipotriene (USAN) is a sythetic derivative of calcitriol or Vitamin D.

Indication: For the treatment of moderate plaque psoriasis in adults.

Calcipotriene is a synthetic analog of vitamin D. In humans, the natural supply of vitamin D depends mainly on exposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun for conversion of 7-dehydrocholesterol to vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) in the skin.

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Calcipotriol available forms, composition, doses:

Price
Dovonex 0.005% Cream 120 gm Tube607.03 USD
Dovonex 0.005% Cream 60 gm Tube303.51 USD
Dovonex 0.005% Solution 60ml Bottle323.98 USD
Dovonex 0.005% cream4.23 USD
Dovonex 50 mcg/g Cream0.83 USD
Dovonex 50 mcg/g Ointment0.81 USD
Dovonex 50 mcg/ml Solution0.84 USD

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References

  1. Dailymed."CALCIPOTRIENE HYDRATE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. "Calcipotriol". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "Calcipotriol". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB0230... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Calcipotriol?

Depending on the reaction of the Calcipotriol after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Calcipotriol not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Calcipotriol addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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