DOVONEX OINTMENT SIDE EFFECTS

  • Generic Name: calcipotriene ointment
  • Brand Name: Dovonex Ointment
  • Drug Class: Topical Skin Products, Vitamin D Analogs
Last updated on MDtodate: 10/04/2022

SIDE EFFECTS

In controlled clinical trials, the most frequent adverse reactions reported for Dovonex® (calcipotriene ointment) were burning, itching and skin irritation, which occurred in approximately 10-15% of patients. Erythema, dry skin, peeling, rash, dermatitis, worsening of psoriasis including development of facial/scalp psoriasis were reported in 1 to 10% of patients. Other experiences reported in less than 1% of patients included skin atrophy, hyperpigmentation, hypercalcemia, and folliculitis. Once daily dosing has not been shown to be superior in safety to twice daily dosing.

 

 

SRC: NLM .