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Calpsor 0.005% Lotion

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Composition for Calpsor 0.005% Lotion

Primary uses of Calpsor 0.005% Lotion

MRP
236.2
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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Calpsor Lotion side effects

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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Calpsor Lotion related warnings
Special precautions for Calpsor Lotion
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?uses

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.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Calpsor Lotion

Frequently asked questions about 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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