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Dovonex Scalp Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is calcipotriene topical (Dovonex Scalp)?
- What are the possible side effects of calcipotriene topical (Dovonex Scalp)?
- What is the most important information I should know about calcipotriene topical (Dovonex Scalp)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using calcipotriene topical (Dovonex Scalp)?
- How should I use calcipotriene topical (Dovonex Scalp)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Dovonex Scalp)?
- What happens if I overdose (Dovonex Scalp)?
- What should I avoid while using calcipotriene topical (Dovonex Scalp)?
- What other drugs will affect calcipotriene topical (Dovonex Scalp)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Dovonex Scalp)?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the dose you missed and apply only your next regularly scheduled dose.
What happens if I overdose (Dovonex Scalp)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while using calcipotriene topical (Dovonex Scalp)?
Avoid getting this medication on your face or in your eyes, mouth, or vagina. If this does happen, rinse with water. Do not use calcipotriene topical on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, irritated, or broken skin.
Avoid exposing treated skin areas to sunlight or tanning beds. Calcipotriene topical can make you sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing when you are outdoors.
Avoid using other medications on the areas you treat with calcipotriene topical unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect calcipotriene topical (Dovonex Scalp)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- vitamin or mineral supplements that contain calcium or vitamin D.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with calcipotriene topical. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about calcipotriene topical.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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