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    Antipsoriatics. Betamethasone (as dipropionate) 0.5 mg / 1 g, Calcipotriol (as hydrate) 50 mcg / 1 g.
    Gel: Bottle- 30 g, 60 g.
    Xamiol gel should be appl.  to affect. 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 treat. with calcipotriol contain. products should not exceed 30%. If used on the scalp: All the affected scalp areas may be treat. with Xamiol. Usual. an amount between 1g - 4g /d is suffic. for tmt. of the scalp (4 g corresp. to one teaspn). See lit.
    Topical tmt. of psoriasis vulgaris on the scalp and topical tmt. of mild to 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 & pustular psoriasis.
    Pts. with known disorders of calcium metabolism.
    Pts. With Viral (e.g. herpes or 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.