Drug Status in USA : Approved
Drug Status in Canada : Approved

Indication : Why is this medication prescribed?

Topical treatment of psoriasis.

Contraindication: What are the special precautions to be followed?

Under following conditions, use of this medication is inadvisable. Its use should be withhold as it would cause harm to the patient

Other Precaution to be observed while taking this medication

Not to be applied on the face: pregnancy and lactation.

What are possible side effects of this medication ?

Skin irritation, erythema, scaling, hypercalcaemia with high doses.

Drug Category/Class

  • Dermatologic Agents
  • Dermatologicals
  • Antipsoriatics for Topical Use
  • Antipsoriatics
  • Drugs for Keratoseborrheic Disorders, Topical Use (Atc Human: Antipsoriatics for Topical Use)
  • Drugs for Keratoseborrheic Disorders (Atc Human: Antipsoriatics)
  • Other antipsoriatics for topical use
Prescribed For the treatment of moderate plaque psoriasis in adults.
Weight :412.6047
Structure Calcipotriol
Generic Drug Calcipotriol prescribed For the treatment of moderate plaque psoriasis in adults.


Calcipotriol has 5 Brands listed

Daivonex (Skin) (15 gm)Daivonex (Skin) (30 gm)
Daivonex (Skin) (30 gm) (Cream)Daivonex (Skin) (30 ml)
Psotriol (Skin) (30 gm)

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