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Adult Dosing .
Dosage forms: 0.005% foam
- [apply bid]
- Info: for scalp and body; do not apply to face
Peds Dosing .
Peds dosing is currently unavailable or not applicable for this drug.
- hypersens. to drug/class/compon.
- vitamin D toxicity
- psoriatic eruptions, acute (sol form)
Drug Interactions .
vitamin D analog
- calcipotriene topical
- calcitriol topical
- calcium acetate
- calcium carbonate
- calcium chloride
- calcium citrate
- calcium gluconate
- parathyroid hormone
Adverse Reactions .
- skin irritation
- psoriasis exacerbation
Lactation: Probably Safe
no routine tests recommended
Metabolism: liver; CYP450: unknown; Info: oint has 6% systemic absorption, sol has <1% absorption, foam has minimal absorption, crm has unknown absorption
Excretion: urine, feces; Half-life: unknown
Subclass: Psoriasis, Topical
Mechanism of Action
exact mechanism of action unknown; binds to vitamin D receptors, inducing cell differentiation and inhibiting cell proliferation (vitamin D3 derivative)
Manufacturer: Stiefel Laboratories, Inc.
Approximate Retail Price
This information is currently not available for this drug.
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