What is Calcipotriene?

Calcipotriol (INN) or calcipotriene (USAN) is a synthetic derivative of calcitriol, a form of vitamin D. It is used in the treatment of psoriasis, marketed under the trade name "Dovonex" in the United States, "Daivonex" outside of North America, and "Psorcutan" in Germany. This medication is safe for long-term application in psoriatic skin conditions.

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I use calcipotriene topical solution, 0.0005% for treatment of hair loss. my dermatologist believes I have the start of frontal fibrosing alopecia....

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Welcome to healthcare magic.
Calcipotriene is not known to be associated with any allergies s per your description.
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I am suffering from Dry and Flaky skin on face(forehead,chin and near ears) and sides of Scalp - Non- itchy. Chunks of dry skin (1-5mm)is flaking...

doctor1 MD

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Possible Seborrheic dermatitis or sebopsoriasis

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Hello. thank you.

I am Dr. kakkar(Dermatologist and Venereologist)....

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Having skin decease like lotus throne in skin padda XXXXXXX

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More details needed

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Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

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