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Active ingredients: calcipotriol
What it is used for
Calcipotriol ointment is indicated for the topical treatment of chronic stable plaque type psoriasis vulgaris in adult patients. INDICATIONS AS AT 26 MARCH 2002: DAIVONEX ointment is indicated for the topical treatment of chronic stable plaque type psoriasis vulgaris in adults and children (see Use in Children). In adult patients, DAIVONEX ointment may also be used in combination with either phototherapy, or systemic acitretin or cyclosporin.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Do not Refrigerate
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Translucent, white to yellowish ointment.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient calcipotriol
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems