Calcipotriene

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15I. ANTI-PSORIATIC DRUGS in 15. SKIN
CALCIPOTRIENE
VITAMIN D3 DERIVATIVE | ANTI-PSORIATIC

Indications & Dose: PLAQUE PSORIASIS TP Adult Cream/ointment(0.005%): Apply thin film to the affected skin BID 8 wk | SCALP PSORIASIS Chronic/Moderate-to-severe TP Adult Solution (0.005%): Apply thin film to the affected scalp BID up to 8wk. If cream/ointment used with solution then reduce dose, 60g cream/ointment with 30mL of scalp solution or 30g cream/ointment with 60mL of scalp solution

Contra: Patients with disorders of calcium metabolism

Precautions: Limit/avoid excessive exposure to both natural & artificial sunlight

ADR: Serious: hypercalcemia, skin atrophy, Others: hyperpigmentation, photosensitivity, skin irritation, burning, itching, erythema, dry skin