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|Manufacturer||Leo Pharma, Denmark|
About the drug:
Calcipotriol is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Daivonex Ointment. This drug is a topical vitamin D analouge, when applied to the skin, it works by reducing the production of skin cells and treats plaque psoriasis in adults and children aged over 6 years.
Uses of the drug:
Calcipotriol is used to treat plaque psoriasis. It is a more common condition where red scaly patches develop on your skin, called plaques. This medicine does not contain steroids, it is used only on skin affected by psoriasis.
Working of the drug:
This drug consists of Calcipotriol which is a synthetic form of vitamin D belongs to the class of medicines called anti-psoriatics. When applied to the skin, it works by reducing the production of skin cells. The scaling and thickening of the skin in psoriasis and the appearance of plaques are the result of excessive skin cell production. This ointment reduces the excessive skin cell production and promotes normal skin cell growth and helps to flatten and clear the psoriasis plaques.
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Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of Cream under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Daivonex Ointment – 30 gm Tube
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Calcipotriolor any other ingredient of the medicine
- Problems with the level of calcium in your body (disorders of calcium metabolism).
- You have a normal skin
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have high blood pressure
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are breastfeeding
- Have diabetes
- Have a history of any skin reactions
- Are receiving chemotherapy
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never apply this drug in large quantity than it is prescribed by your doctor.
How to take the drug?
Daivonex is available in the form of an ointment. Use this drug by applying it evenly to your affected area gently rub it properly. Use this medication as per your doctor’s direction. Remember to use it at the same time each day.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not change the dose or stop it even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor right away.
If you miss a dose of Calcipotriol, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and rash are the common side effects of Calcipotriol. If any of these effects continue for a longer time or worsen, contact your doctor immediately.
Calcipotriol may rarely cause serious side effects such as: aggravation of psoriasis, eczema, increased level of calcium in the blood or urine, allergic reactions such as hives or facial swelling.
Common drug interactions:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially avoid using abrasive, or irritating cleansers, cosmetics or perfumes on the area you are treating. Other medicines, especially other topical medicines, may interact with this medicine. Therefore, never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if he/she they show similar symptoms as you do
- Do not use this medication for any other infection without consulting with the doctor
- In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
- Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature