Dovonex Scalp

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INDICATIONS

Dovonex® (calcipotriene solution) (calcipotriene solution) Scalp Solution, 0.005%, is indicated for the topical treatment of chronic, moderately severe psoriasis of the scalp. The safety and effectiveness of topical calcipotriene in dermatoses other than psoriasis have not been established.

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.

HOW SUPPLIED

Dovonex® (calcipotriene solution) Scalp Solution, 0.005% is available in 60 mL plastic bottles N 0430-3030-15

Storage

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.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/2/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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