What is Generic for Dovonex used for?
Generic for Dovonex (Calcipotriol/Calcipotriene) ointment is a form of vitamin D used to treat plaque psoriasis. This topical medication works by slowing down the over-production of skin cells. It belongs to the family of medications known as vitamin D analogues. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Dovonex?
The dosage of Generic for Dovonex prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Dovonex. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
Apply a thin layer of Generic for Dovonex onto the affected area.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Dovonex?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Dovonex medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Dovonex?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an Overdose of Generic for Dovonex, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Dovonex?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Dovonex, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Dovonex can interact with perfumes or cosmetics.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Dovonex?
Like other medicines, Generic for Dovonex can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Dovonex are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Dovonex cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Dovonex develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Dovonex can cause side effects such as burning, itching, irritation, redness, swelling, or peeling at the application site. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Dovonex.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Dovonex?
Is it possible for me to use Generic for Dovonex with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Dovonex?
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How to reduce the risk of Generic for Dovonex drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Dovonex is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.