Enstilar Aero Foam is a combination medication that contains two medications Calcipotriol and Betamethasone. Calcipotriol belongs to the class of medications known as Vitamin D analogues and it works by controlling the growth of skin cells so they don’t build up into thick scaly patches. Betamethasone belongs to the class of medications known as Corticosteroids and works by reducing swelling, itching and inflammation. Enstilar Aero Foam is used for the treatment of psoriasis that develops on the body.
Enstilar Aero Foam is available from Canada and is manufactured by Leo. There is no generic available for this medication. It is available in the strength of 0.005%/0.05%/60 gm aero foam.
The common side effects of Enstilar Aero Foam include:
• Irritation of the skin;
Inform your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects such as:
• Mental or mood changes
• Skin thinning or discoloration or stretch marks;
• Swelling or inflammation of the hair pores;
• Unexplained constipation;
• Worsening of psoriasis
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
You should not use Enstilar Aero Foam if you are allergic to Betamethasone or Calcipotriene or if you have any other allergies. Before you start using this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. If you have a skin infection other than psoriasis, it should be treated before you start using this medication. Enstilar Aero Foam may make you more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. This medication may slow down a child’s growth if you used for a long time. You should check with your doctor regularly to get your child’s height checked out. Enstilar Aero Foam should only be used during pregnancy unless it is clearly needed. It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Talk to your doctor before breast-feeding a baby. There may be an interaction between Enstilar and other medications such as prednisone and hydrocortisone, etc.