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Taclonex

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Taclonex




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INDICATIONS

Taclonex® (calcipotriene and betamethasone dipropionate) Ointment is indicated for the topical treatment of psoriasis vulgaris in adults 18 years of age and above for up to 4 weeks. The maximum weekly dose should not exceed 100 g. Treatment of more than 30% body surface area is not recommended.

Taclonex® (calcipotriene and betamethasone dipropionate) Ointment should not be applied to the face, axillae or groin.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Apply an adequate layer of Taclonex® (calcipotriene and betamethasone dipropionate) Ointment to the affected area(s) once daily for up to 4 weeks. Taclonex® (calcipotriene and betamethasone dipropionate) Ointment should be rubbed in gently and completely. The maximum weekly dose should not exceed 100 g. Treatment of more than 30% body surface area is not recommended. Taclonex® (calcipotriene and betamethasone dipropionate) Ointment should not be applied to the face, axillae or groin.

HOW SUPPLIED

Taclonex® (calcipotriene and betamethasone dipropionate) Ointment (calcipotriene 0.005% and betamethasone dipropionate 0.064%) is available in 60 gram collapsible tubes (NDC 0430-3230-15).

Store Taclonex® (calcipotriene and betamethasone dipropionate) Ointment between 20-25°C (68-77°F); excursions permitted between 15-30°C (59-86°F).

Keep out of reach of children.

Manufactured by: LEO Laboratories Ltd. (LEO Pharma) Dublin, Ireland. FDA Rev date: 9/25/2007

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/17/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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