calcipotriene


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Related to calcipotriene: Calcitriol, Tazarotene, Calcipotriol
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calcipotriene

n calcipotrieno
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Localized plaques that do not restrict movement may be treated with topical corticosteroids, calcipotriene, and tacrolimus.
1% cream was preferred by patients and was more effective than daily applications of its comparators, calcipotriene 0.
A new scalp formulation of calcipotriene plus betamethasone compared with its active ingredients and the vehicle in the treatment of scalp psoriasis: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial.
Others include the asthma remedy terbutaline, the psoriasis medication calcipotriene and a numbing agent, prilocaine/lidocaine.
Treatment of Nevus comedonicus with topical tazarotene and calcipotriene.
A four-day topical combination regimen of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and calcipotriene removed almost 90% of facial actinic keratoses--significantly more than with 5-FU monotherapy, in a randomized, double-blind controlled study.
Second-line treatments for those who need an alternative to steroids include topical calcineurin inhibitors, such as tacrolimus or pimecrolimus, the synthetic vitamin D cream calcipotriene, and topical retinoids.
The impact of calcipotriene on light phototherapy is contentious and requires further research.
WAIKOLOA, HAWAII - Topical calcipotriene /betamethasone prionate combination products as first-line therapy for newly diagnosed plaque psoriasis result in significantly fewer office visits and lower total health care costs, compared with any other topical psoriasis medications.
For skin thickening, treatments may include nitroglycerin ointment, phototherapy (light therapy), a form of vitamin D3 called calcipotriene (Dovonex), immunosuppressive drugs such as D-penicillamine and methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall) or corticosteroids.
More potent topicals, such as corticosteroids, are recommended for acute flares; less potent agents with fewer adverse effects, such as calcipotriene, are typically used for maintenance (TABLE 1).