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Description

Calcipotriol is a synthetic vitamin D derivative used for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in adults and children above 6 years of age. It may be used alone or in a combination with other medicines.

How does this medication work?

Calcipotriol belongs to the family of medications known as vitamin D analogues. It is used to treat the skin condition psoriasis. It may be used alone or in combination with other medications (topical corticosteroid, cyclosporin A, or acitretin). Calcipotriol works by controlling the excessive production of skin cells seen in psoriasis.

This medication may be available under multiple brand names and/or in several different forms. Any specific brand name of this medication may not be available in all of the forms or approved for all of the conditions discussed here. As well, some forms of this medication may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here.

Before using calcipotriol

To make sure that this is the right treatment for you, before you start using calcipotriol it is important that your doctor knows:

If you are pregnant, trying for a baby or breastfeeding.

If you have been told you have a form of psoriasis known as erythrodermic or  pustular psoriasis. This is because more severe forms of psoriasis like these should only be treated by a skin specialist doctor.

If you have been told you have high calcium levels in your blood, or if your body has problems processing calcium.

If you are taking any other medicines or using any other skin preparations. This includes any medicines which are available to buy without a prescription, as well as herbal and complementary medicines.

If you have ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Calcipotriol

  • Excessive tiredness and weakness
  • Mental confusion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Mild to moderate depression
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Itching and skin rash
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Swelling and redness at the application site
  • Burning or stinging sensation
  • Increased thirst
  • Increased urination frequency
  • Darkening of skin
  • Dandruff formation
  • Infection in the hair follicle
  • Dry mouth
  • Change in taste/ Metallic taste

warnings

Other medicines - This medicine may interact with other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you report all your current medicines, including any herbs and supplements, to the doctor before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Ultraviolet radiation treatment - This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients receiving ultraviolet radiation treatment for psoriasis due to the increased risk of skin cancer. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Use in elderly - This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly patients since the risk of adverse effects is significantly higher. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

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