- This Ointment is indicated for the topical treatment of plaque-type psoriasis vulgaris amenable to topical therapy.
- This Topical Suspension is indicated for the topical treatment of plaque psoriasis of the scalp and body.
Dosage & Administration
Ointment: This Ointment is indicated for topical use only. The phototoxic effects have not been studied in psoriasis patients. All psoriasis-affected areas treated with this Ointment should be, where possible, protected from direct sunlight and UV-light with items of clothing.
- Adults: This ointment should be applied topically to the affected area once daily. The maximum daily dose should not exceed 15 gm. The maximum recommended weekly dose of ointment is 100 gm/week. The treated area should not be more than 30% of the body surface. The use of this ointment should be intermittent for up to one year under close medical supervision. Treatment should be limited to four week periods with Calcipotriol used alone for one month between periods of use of this ointment as needed.
- Children: This ointment is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below the age of 18 years.
Topical Suspension: Apply required quantity of spray of Topical Suspension once daily to the affected areas and gently rub in using the tips of the fingers. Treatment may be continued for up to 8 weeks. Treatment may be discontinued earlier, if symptoms are cleared. The maximum weekly dose should not exceed 100 gm. Shake before use. This Topical Suspension is not for oral, ophthalmic or intravaginal use.