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Dovonex Cream is a Vitamin D analogue used for the topical treatment of plaque psoriasis.
How to use:
The cream should be applied to the affected area once to twice daily. Twice daily application of the cream is often preferred initially. Application of the cream can be reduced to once daily when appropriate. Maximum weekly dose should not exceed 100g.
Dovonex Cream can be used with corticosteroids.
Paediatric Population Over 12 years:
Dovonex Cream should be applied to the affected area twice daily. Maximum weekly dose should not exceed 75 g.
Aged 6 to 12 years:
Dovonex Cream should be applied to the affected area twice daily. Maximum weekly dose should not exceed 50 g.
Under 6 years:
Hypersensitivity to the active substance.
Due to the content of calcipotriol Dovonex is contraindicated in patients with known disorders of calcium metabolism.
Dovonex Cream should not be applied to the face. Hands must be washed after each application to avoid accidental transfer to these areas.
Not recommended in breast feeding.
- Due to the content of calcipotriol, hypercalcaemia may occur if the maximum weekly dose is exceeded.
- Local irritation and skin rash may develop.