This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
Tacalcitol 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.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Tacalsis Ointment during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Tacalsis Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Tacalsis Ointment should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tacalsis Ointment may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Tacalsis Ointment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor. Use of Tacalsis Ointment is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Tacalsis Ointment, 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Mar 2018.