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Taclonex (Calcipotriene/Betamethasone)

Drug:Taclonex Gel
Dosage:0.005%0.05%/80 gm
Taclonex Ointment
0.005%0.05%/120 gm
Drug:Taclonex Ointment
Dosage:0.005%0.05%/30 gm


Taclonex® (calcipotriene and betamethasone dipropionate combination), a once-daily topical ointment for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris in adults, is now available for prescription in the United States. Psoriasis is a lifelong skin disease affecting more than five million adults in the United States. Taclonex® is a stable, topical combination of calcipotriene, a vitamin D3 analog that helps regulate and inhibit cell growth, and betamethasone dipropionate , a potent corticosteroid that helps manage inflammation. Developer LEO Pharma A/S of Ballerup, Denmark has partnered with Warner Chilcott to commercialize the product in the United States. The product is already available in more than 60 countries outside of the United States. It is marketed in Europe under the brand name Daivobet®, and in Canada and the United Kingdom as Dovobet®. Important Safety Information about Taclonex® Ointment: Taclonex® Ointment is indicated for the topical treatment of psoriasis vulgaris in adults 18 years of age and above for up to 4 weeks. FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Should not be applied to the face, axillae or groin. Taclonex® Ointment should not be used in patients with hypersensitivity to any of its components; known or suspected disorders of calcium metabolism; or erythrodermic, exfoliative or pustular psoriasis. Systemic absorption of products containing topical corticosteroids, including Taclonex® Ointment, has produced reversible hypothalamic- pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression. In clinical trials, the most frequent side effects were pruritus, scaly rash and worsening of psoriasis. supplies only genuine Taclonex from the United Kingdom, Canada and Turkey shipped using United Kingdom, Canadian and Turkish packaging. This Taclonex is manufactured by Leo Pharma A/S, the worldwide manufacturer of Taclonex. CanadianPharmacyKing has no affiliation whatsoever with Leo Pharma A/S.

Side Effects

SIDE EFFECTS that may occur while taking this medicine include mild itching, irritation, or dryness around the areas where the medicine is applied. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience changes in normal skin appearance such as thinning or brittle skin, discoloration, or stretch marks. An allergic reaction to this medicine is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, or trouble breathing.

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