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A topical vitamin-D analogue with minimum effects on vitamin-D metabolism, which is FDA-approved for treating mild-to-moderate psoriasis; it is similar in efficacy to topical corticosteroids.

Adverse effects
Rarely, hypercalcaemia.


A vitamin D-analogue drug used in the treatment of PSORIASIS. A brand name for an external preparation is Dovonex. Formulated with betamethasone it is marketed as Dovobet.
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Treatment of nail psoriasis with a two-compound formulation of calcipotriol plus betamethasone dipropionate ointment.
In a new study, Salk scientists discovered that calcipotriol deactivates the switch governing the fibrotic response in mouse liver cells, suggesting a potential new therapy for fibrotic diseases in humans.
No additional effect of topical calcipotriol on narrow-band UVB phototherapy in patients with generalized vitiligo.
The majority of available data are on calcipotriol.
Vitamin D receptor polymorphism and treatment of psoriasis with calcipotriol.
Coal tar shampoos combined with steroid or calcipotriol lotions (like Betnovate and Dovonex) work wonders in eczema and psoriasis, and yopu can buy anti-fungal shampoos that should get rid of any fungal infection.
open-house-contracts" for the active pharmaceutical ingredients calcipotriol, duloxetine, eprosartan and eprosartan / hydrochlorothiazide.
Enhanced in vitro skin penetration and antipsoriatic effect of fixed combination calcipotriol plus betamethasone dipropionate in an innovative foam vehicle.
Calcipotriol ointment versus Clobetasol ointment in localized vitiligo (Open-comparative clinical trial).
In a controlled comparison with calcipotriol cream in 12 weeks of treatment of 60 adults with moderate plaque psoriasis, the LCD solution was more effective and led to fewer relapses 6 weeks after treatment.
Calcipotriol ointment in nail psoriasis:a controlled double-blind comparison with betamethasone dipropionate and salicylic acid.
A IN general, creams with tars in them or with calcipotriol, a form of vitamin D, can help reduce the size of the plaques.