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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, 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 &
    pustular psoriasis.
    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.