Calpsor 0.005% Lotion

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Composition for Calpsor 50mcg Lotion

Primarily used for

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15 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Calpsor Lotion

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Uses of Calpsor Lotion

Calpsor 0.005% Lotion is used in the treatment of psoriasis.
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Side effects of Calpsor Lotion

Common

Dry skin, Skin irritation, Itching, Burning sensation, Stinging sensation, Redness of skin, Rash.

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How to use Calpsor Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Calpsor Lotion works

Calpsor 0.005% lotion is a synthetic form of vitamin D belonging to the class of medicines called ‘anti-psoriatics’. It lowers the rate with which skin cells grow, thereby controlling the psoriatic condition.

In Depth Information on Calpsor Lotion

Expert advice for Calpsor Lotion

  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. In case you have been advised to use this drug while breast feeding, do not apply it on breast area.
  • Before using calcipotriol, inform your doctor if you are taking ultraviolet (UV) light treatment.
  • Excessive exposure to sunlight should be avoided while on this treatment.
  • If you have been diagnosed with psoriasis types like ‘generalised pustular psoriasis’ or ‘erythrodermic exfoliative psoriasis’, consult your doctor before using calcipotriol.
  • Application of calcipotriol on face is not recommended.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Calpsor 0.005% Lotion
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Calpsor 0.005% Lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Calpsor 0.005% Lotion is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Calpsor 0.005% Lotion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Calpsor 0.005% Lotion in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Calpsor 0.005% Lotion is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Calpsor 0.005% Lotion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Calpsor 0.005% Lotion is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Calcipotriol, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Calpsor 50mcg Lotion

Frequently asked questions for Calcipotriol

No. Calpsor is not a steroid
No. Calciportiol is not an ‘over the counter' drug. It is available only by prescription
Calpsor is used in treatment of psoriasis (development of red/silver colored scaly patches on skin)
Calpsor is considered to be effective when used at the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor
For best results Calpsor is used once/twice daily (as instructed by your doctor). Usually changes in the skin can be seen after around two weeks as the psoriatic patches clear up/flatten. Redness of the skin will also start to reduce then
Calpsor is a drug used in treatment of psoriasis. It is available in different forms like cream, ointment, gel or solution for application to the affected areas of skin or scalp.
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Substitutes for Calpsor

No substitutes found for this medicine
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