Calpsor 0.005% Lotion

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Overview

Uses of Calpsor Lotion

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

Calpsor Lotion side effects

Common
  • Dry skin
  • Skin irritation
  • Itching
  • Burning sensation
  • Stinging sensation
  • Redness of skin
  • Rash

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.

Calpsor Lotion related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
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.
Lactation
Calpsor 0.005% Lotion is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Calpsor Lotion?

If you miss a dose of Calpsor 0.005% Lotion, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Calpsor

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suffering from psoriasis, whic
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Cap. Maxepa once daily for 3 months. Protar or Cosalic ointment for application @ night (over affected area) for 1 month. Pasitrex C Ointment once daily for 1 week.Then Pasitrex ointment once daily for 1 week. NBUVB Photo therapy @ skin clinic. SkinAid Clinic Gurgaon, 9XXXXXXFor Scalp Psoriasis ? Use SILKIN Scalp Solution / Cosalic -K Solution for application 3 times in a week. Topsor / Saclo for application thrice a week. Cap. Maxepa once daily for 3 months. Avoid Smoking and stress.
Please suggest treatment of scalp psoriasis & para psoriasis
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi kindly use 777 oil Along with your medicineYou can use this oil as external application
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FAQs

Q. Is Calpsor a steroid?
No. Calpsor is not a steroid
Q. Is Calpsor' over the counter' drug?
No. Calciportiol is not an ‘over the counter' drug. It is available only by prescription
Q. What is Calpsor used/indicated for?
Calpsor is used in treatment of psoriasis (development of red/silver colored scaly patches on skin)
Q. How effective is Calpsor?
Calpsor is considered to be effective when used at the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor
Q. How long does Calpsor take to work?
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
Q. What is Calpsor ointment/solution?
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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Jun 2018.
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