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What is Generic for Daivonex used for?

Daivonex (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 Daivonex?

The dosage of Daivonex 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 Daivonex. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.

Apply a thin layer of Daivonex onto the affected area.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Daivonex?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Daivonex 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 Daivonex?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Daivonex, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Daivonex?

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 Daivonex, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Daivonex 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 Daivonex?

Like other medicines, Daivonex can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Daivonex 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 Daivonex cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Daivonex develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Daivonex 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 Daivonex.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Daivonex?

Is it possible for me to use Daivonex with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Daivonex?
What are the possible drug interactions of Daivonex?
How will Daivonex work in my body?
How should Daivonex be used?
How to reduce the risk of Daivonex drug interactions and side effects?

Note

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 Daivonex is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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