the package insert of the medicine Daivonex. Therapeutic class of Metabolism Bone. Active principles Calcipotriol.
Is indicated for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris.
When should I not use?
Is contraindicated in patients who have hypersensitivity to any of the components of the formula. DAIVONEX is also contraindicated in patients with known disorders of calcium metabolism.
How to use?
DAIVONEX Ointment should be applied on the affected area, two times per day. In cases of maintenance therapy, the dose can be reduced. The weekly dose should not exceed 100 g.
What are the evils that can cause me?
The incidence of side effects is small, having been logged to a local irritation, transient. There are reports of occurrence of dermatitis, facial or perioral.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
The excessive use of DAIVONEX Ointment (more than 100 g per week) can cause elevation of calcium in serum, which rapidly subsides with discontinuation of treatment.
Each gram of Ointment contains 50 mg (0,005%) calcipotriol; free cosnervantes, white color and light texture.
Loaves with 30 g.
Precautions and Warnings.
DAIVONEX Ointment should not be used on the face (because that can cause irritation of the skin).
it is Recommended to wash hands after handling the product and avoid inadvertent contact in other areas of the body, especially the face.
Use in pregnancy and lactation.
Although studies in experimental animals have not registered teratogenic effects, the safety of the use of Ointment during pregnancy is not yet established. It is not yet known the excretion of calcipotriol in breast milk.
Use in children.
The efficacy and safety of DAIVONEX Ointment in the treatment of pediatric patients are not yet established.
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