All the Drug Class Drugs
Antipsoriatics. Betamethasone (as dipropionate) 0.5 mg / 1 g, Calcipotriol (as hydrate) 50 mcg / 1 g. Gel: Bottle- 30 g ,60 g, Applicator- 60g.
The gel should be applied to affected
areas once dly. The recomm. tmt.
period is 4 wks. for scalp areas and 8
wks. for “non-scalp” areas. If it is
necessary to contin. or restart tmt.
after this period, tmt. should be contin.
after med. review and under regular
med. supervis. When using calcipotriol
contain. products, the max. dly. dose
should not exceed 15 g. The body
surface area treated with calcipotriol
contain. products should not exceed
30% . See lit. If used on the scalp: All
the affected scalp areas may be treated
with Xamiol. Usual. an amount
between 1 g- 4 g /d is suffic. for tmt. of
the scalp (4 g corresp. to one
Topical tmt. of psoriasis vulgaris on the
scalp and topical tmt. of mild –moder.
“non-scalp” plaque psoriasis vulgaris in
adults 18 yrs. of age and older.
C/I: Hypersens. to the active substances
or to any of the excipients.
Pts. with erythrodermic, exfoliative &
Pts. with known disorders of calcium
Pts. with Viral (e.g. herpes, varicella)
lesions of the skin, fung./ bact. skin
infec., parasitic infec., skin manifestat. in
relation to tuberculosis, perioral
dermatitis, atrophic skin, striae
atrophicae, fragility of skin veins,
ichthyosis, acne vulgaris, acne rosacea,
rosacea, ulcers, wounds. See lit.