Psoriasis:

Indications for Calcipotriene Scalp Solution:

Chronic, moderately-severe psoriasis of the scalp.

Adult Dosage:

Comb hair, apply solution to lesions and rub in. Avoid uninvolved skin. Reevaluate after 8 weeks.

Children Dosage:

Not established.

Calcipotriene Scalp Solution Contraindications:

Hypercalcemia. Vit. D toxicity. Do not use on face. Scalp soln: acute psoriatic eruptions.

Calcipotriene Scalp Solution Warnings/Precautions:

For dermatologic use only. Avoid mucous membranes, excessive exposure to natural or artificial sunlight. Discontinue if irritation or hypercalcemia occurs (until normocalcemia returns). Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Calcipotriene Scalp Solution Classification:

Vit. D3 derivative.

Adverse Reactions:

Local irritation, burning/stinging, pruritus, dermatitis, worsening of psoriasis.

Generic Drug Availability:

Crm (NO); Oint, Soln (YES)

How Supplied:

Crm—60g, 120g; Oint, Soln—contact supplier