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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Comb the hair to remove scaly debris and after suitably parting, apply Dovonex® (calcipotriene solution) Scalp Solution, 0.005%, twice daily, only to the lesions, and rub in gently and completely, taking care to prevent the solution spreading onto the forehead. The safety and efficacy of Dovonex® (calcipotriene solution) Scalp Solution, 0.005%, have been demonstrated in patients treated for eight weeks.
Keep Dovonex® (calcipotriene solution) Scalp Solution, 0.005%, well away from the eyes. Avoid application of the solution to uninvolved scalp margins. Always wash hands thoroughly after use.
Dovonex® (calcipotriene solution) Scalp Solution, 0.005% is available in 60 mL plastic bottles N 0430-3030-15
Store at controlled room temperature 15° C - 25° C (59° F - 77° F). Avoid sunlight. Do not freeze.
Manufactured by : LEO Pharmaceutical Products, Ltd., Ballerup, Denmark. Marketed by: Warner Chilcott (US), Inc., Rockaway, NJ 07866 USA.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/2/2009
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