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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

Contact dermatitis, including allergic contact dermatitis, has been observed with the use of calcipotriene cream.

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Manufacturer Warnings

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Calcipotriene cream, 0.005%, is indicated for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. The safety and effectiveness of topical calcipotriene in dermatoses other than psoriasis have not been established.


There is currently no drug history available for this drug.

Other Information

Calcipotriene cream, 0.005% contains calcipotriene, a synthetic vitamin D3 derivative, for topical dermatological use.

Chemically, calcipotriene is (5Z,7E,22E,24S)-24-cyclopropyl-9,10-secochola-5,7,10(19),22-tetraene-1α,3β,24-triol, with the empirical formula C27H40O3, a molecular weight of 412.62, and the following structural formula:

calcipotriene structural formula

Calcipotriene is a white or almost white crystalline powder. Calcipotriene cream, 0.005% contains 50 μg/g anhydrous calcipotriene in a cream base of benzyl alcohol, cetostearyl alcohol, ceteth-20, disodium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate, glycerin, medium chain triglycerides, mineral oil, monosodium phosphate monohydrate, purified water and white petrolatum.

Calcipotriene Manufacturers

  • Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc.,usa
    Calcipotriene Cream [Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc.,usa]
  • G & W Laboratories, Inc.
    Calcipotriene (Calcipotriene) Solution [G & W Laboratories, Inc.]
  • Prasco Laboratories
    Calcipotriene Cream [Prasco Laboratories]
  • Sandoz Inc.
    Calcipotriene Cream [Sandoz Inc.]

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