All the Drug Class Drugs
Corticosteroid, Vitamin D Analog. Betamethasone (as dipropionate) 0.5 mg/g, Calcipotriol (as hydrate) 50 mcg/g. OINT.: 30g, 60g. Apply to affect. area
once dly. The recomm. tmt. period is 4
wks. There is experience with repeated
courses up to 52 wks.
If it is necessary to cont. or restart tmt.
after 4 wks., tmt. should be cont. after
med. review and under regular med.
supervis. When using calcipotriol
contain. med. products, the max. dly.
dose should not exceed 15g. The body
surface area treated with calcipotriol
contain. med. products should not
exceed 30%. Renal & hep. impair., Ped.
population. See lit.
Topical tmt. of stable plaque psoriasis
vulgaris amenable to topical ther.
C/I: Hypersens; Erythrodermic,
exfoliative & pustular psoriasis; Pts. with
known disord. of calcium metabolism.
Viral (e.g. herpes/ varicella) lesions of the
skin; Fungal or bacter. skin infect.;
Parasitic infect.; Skin manifestat. in
relation to tuberculosis.; Perioral
dermatitis.; Atrophic skin.; Striae
atrophicae.; Fragility of skin veins.;
Ichthyosis.; Acne vulgaris.; Acne rosacea.
Rosacea; Ulcers and wounds.
Vitamin D Analog. Calcipotriol (as hydrate) 50 mcg/g. CREAM: 30 g. Apply to affect. area 1 or 2
x dly. Max. benefit: 2 x dly. Max. wkly
dose: Not to exceed 100 g. See lit. Child
over 12 yrs: Apply to affect. area 2 x dly.
Max wkly dose: Not to exceed 75 g.
6-12 yrs: Apply to affect. area 2 x dly.
Max wkly dose: Not to exceed 50 g.
Child under 6 yrs: See lit.
Psoriasis vulgaris, mild-mod. plaque affect.
up to 40% skin area.
C/I: Known hypersens., known disords