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TACALSIS OINTMENT

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Rs.130for 1 tube(s) (10 GM ointment each)
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Composition FOR TACALSIS

TACALCITOL(na)

food interaction for TACALSIS

alcohol interaction for TACALSIS

pregnancy interaction for TACALSIS

lactation interaction for TACALSIS

medicine interaction for TACALSIS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Tacalsis ointment is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR TACALSIS

TACALCITOL(na)

Uses

Tacalsis ointment is used in the treatment of psoriasis (silvery scaly skin rash)

How it works

Tacalsis ointment is derivative of vitamin D₃ belongs to a class of drugs called antipsoriatics. It binds to the keratinocyte (a type of skin cell) vitamin D receptor to the same extent as the natural vitamin D3. It acts by normalising cell growth and development in the skin. It prevents the excessive growth rate of skin cells that leads to scaling of the skin characteristic of Psoriasis.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Itching, Erythema, Local reaction

COMMON DOSAGE FOR TACALSIS OINTMENT

Patients taking TACALSIS OINTMENT

  • 67%
    Once A Day
  • 33%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR TACALSIS

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR TACALSIS

  • Avoid contact with eyes. In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water.
  • Tell your doctor if you have or have had problems with kidneys or have a particular type of psoriasis called generalized pustular psoriasis or taking high doses of vitamin D. 
  • If tacalcitol is to be used in conjunction with UV treatment then UV radiation should be given in the morning and tacalcitol should be applied at bedtime.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to tacalcitol or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if patient with high level of calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia).

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)