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What is the definition or description of: Calcipotriene allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Calcipotriene allergy?

Calcipotriene allerg: Calcipotriol (calcipotriene) is a form of vitamin D that is used in the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substance that are harmless to most. Reactions may be mild to severe.
For potential adverse effects see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/calcipotriene-topical-side-effects.html ...Read more

Calcipotriene Allergy (Definition)

Calcipotriol (calcipotriene) is a form of vitamin D that is used in the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substance that are harmless to most. Reactions may be mild to severe. For potential ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Dovonex (calcipotriene) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Dovonex (calcipotriene) allergy?

Dovonex allergy: Dovonex (calcipotriene) Is a topical form of Vitamin D that is used on the skin to treat symptoms caused by plaque psoriasis. For adverse effects see: http://www.rxlist.com/dovonex-ointment-drug.htm. ...Read more

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What can I do for my psoriasos- I have tried everything including Dovonex---?

What can I do for my psoriasos- I have tried everything including Dovonex---?

Try: Tazorac (tazarotene) gel if you have not tried yet. If it does not work then you try light therapy. If that one fails your other option would be to try oral medication such as methotraxate, cyclosporine. Injectable medications so called biologics are also available. ...Read more

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Can dovonex (calcipotriene) cream be used for psorasis?

Can dovonex (calcipotriene) cream be used for psorasis?

Yes: Psoriasis is the main use for dovonex (calcipotriene) cream. It works best when used with prescription strength topical steroids. ...Read more

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How do I thin out dovonex (calcipotriene) cream/ointment for my scalp?

How do I thin out dovonex (calcipotriene) cream/ointment for my scalp?

Solution or Foam: The generic form of dovonex (calcipotriene) comes as a solution which is easier for the scalp. There are other prescription products that have this medicine that are found as a solution. Finally, there will be a foam version available in the next month that would be easier to rub into the scalp. Contact a compounding pharmacy to see if they could make a solution from your ointment. ...Read more

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Why do I feel an ache in my lower back when I apply dovonex (calcipotriene)?

Why do I feel an ache in my lower back when I apply dovonex (calcipotriene)?

Psoriatic arthritis?: Dovonex (calcipotriene) shouldn't be causing lower back pain. However, psoriatic arthritis often involves the back. Discuss your joint symptoms with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a problem with sirisus I have tried coconut oil, betnovate and dovonex (calcipotriene) not helped at all?

I have a problem with sirisus I have tried coconut oil, betnovate and dovonex (calcipotriene) not helped at all?

Sinusitis: Please see an ear nose and throat specialist physician for diagnosis of your sinus problem, reasons for lack of improvement by the remedies tried by you, and for treatment. ...Read more

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Is there anything better than dovonex (calcipotriene) for psoriasis?

Is there anything better than dovonex (calcipotriene) for psoriasis?

Topical steroids: For localized psoriasis, dovonex (calcipotriene) alone is of limited value. It works much better when used along with prescription strength topical steroids. Also, Dovonex (calcipotriene) Cream is not as effective as the ointment, which is no longer available; however, calcitrene ointment and generic Calcipotriene Ointment are basically the same as dovonex (calcipotriene) ointment. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever used dovonex (calcipotriene) 0.005% solution for scalp psoriasis?

Yes: This is a medication that has some relief. I suggest you add a topical steroid for any reddness... Dovonex (calcipotriene) helps more with scale. ...Read more

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With what side effects should I stop calcipotriene ointment?

With what side effects should I stop calcipotriene ointment?

Many see below: Burning, itching and skin irritation, which occurred in approximately 10-15% of patients. Erythema, dry skin, peeling, rash, dermatitis, worsening of psoriasis. ...Read more

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Why does dovonex (calcipotriene) cause pain in my lower back when applied to that area?

Why does dovonex (calcipotriene) cause pain in my lower back when applied to that area?

Side effect: Burning, stinging, skin irritation tingling are known side effects of this medication. These uncomfortable sensations can occur in the back, but could occur anywhere the ointment is applied. ...Read more

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My doctor told me to use calcipotriene on my face but label says not to? What do I do?

My doctor told me to use calcipotriene on my face but label says not to? What do I do?

Clarify: Call your doctor to clarify. You can always discuss with pharmacist as well. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor told me to use calcipotriene on my face but label says not to?

What do you suggest if my doctor told me to use calcipotriene on my face but label says not to?

Calcipoetine: CALCIPOTRIENE (kal si poe TRYE een) is a form of vitamin D that is used on the skin to treat plaque psoriasis. This medicine is not a cure. It helps reduce the redness, thickness, and scaling that occur with psoriasis. ...Read more

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Have guttate psoriasis with last month slowly spreading. Have it on my face, back, chest, arms. Used Dovonex (calcipotriene) two tubes was non-effective,?

Have guttate psoriasis with last month slowly spreading. Have it on my face, back, chest, arms. Used Dovonex (calcipotriene) two tubes was non-effective,?

See details: Topical therapy is often not effective but these are meds that are extremely effective. Discuss this with a dermatologist. . ...Read more

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What can I do for a medicine allergy?

What can I do for a medicine allergy?

Stop taking it: If it is an extreme necessity, and there are no alternatives, and you don't know whether this an allergic reaction or an adverse drug reaction (side effect), see an allergist/immunologist for evaluation and possible desensitization to the said drug for treatment of a particular disease episode, good luck ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

Various Options: Daily steroid or antihistamines nasal sprays (fluticasone, azelastine) are helpful. Determining exactly what you could be sensitized to in order to practice appropriate avoidance measures is also important. If medications and avoidance are not effective or not feasible allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) could be an option as well. Other meds include Sudafed, Mucinex, (guaifenesin) Afrin, oral antihistamines ...Read more

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Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Depends: It depends on the medication. Some medicines are over the counter and some are behind the counter requiring photo id and signature. ...Read more

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I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

Could be!: Without understanding the circumstances and the type of reaction, it is impossible to answer the question. If you started the new medicine, and experienced a reaction, it could be due to allergy to the medication. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

No cure yet, but...: Allergy shots (allergen immunotherapy) is currently the only treatment that is disease modifiying, meaning it can change how the body responds to exposure to allergens. It is "natural" and long-lasting effects carry on after shots are stopped. It works for most, but not all people. The Closest thing to a cure so far..... For more read my blog at: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2013/03/its-no. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

OTC Allergy: Not fair. Truly, it is trial-and-error. What works best for you might not work best for someone else. Loratadine is the weakest binding non-sedating antihistamine; Cetirizine is the strongest binding non-sedating antihistamine. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works better than both but it makes people sleepy. ...Read more

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How are drug allergies treated usually?

How are drug allergies treated usually?

See below: It depends on the severity of the reaction. Certainly removal of the offending drug is the first step. Then medication to help with itching or hives, an antihistamine maybe needed. Also, steroids are some times used. And in severe cases, hospitalization maybe indicated. ...Read more

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What medicine to take for seasonal allergies?

Several choices: The most effective treatment for relief of seasonal allergies are prescription nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, nasonex, (mometasone) rhinocort, flonase). If symptoms are mild then over the counter zyrtec, claritin, or Allegra can help. It's best to start treating seasonal allergies before the "season" starts. This is a prevention approach. If the above meds haven't controlled symptoms, consider allergy shots. ...Read more

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Will taking expired allergy medicine hurt you?

Will taking expired allergy medicine hurt you?

Big question: There are a lot of allergy medications & your time span is enormous. Could you take a medication that expired last month? Yes. Last year? Yes, but it might not work as well. Five years ago? Sure but why bother? Medications don't become dangerous as they age just gradually less effective. One exception is Epinephrine it rapidly loses effectiveness after expiration & it's needed to save lives. ...Read more

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Hi what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Hi what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Think whole airway: Upper airway allergies trigger clear, watery discharge along with itch and congestion; this can tickle the back of throat: thus cough — but lower airway involvement must be considered. Allergies can cause cough through asthma-like reactions (or outright cough asthma). Albuterol inhaler +\-montelukast worth a try after oral antihistamines and nasal steroids/antihistamines. ...Read more

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What is the best allergy medicine for your child?

What is the best allergy medicine for your child?

Varies: Each child may respond differently to allergy medicines, all the second generation antihistamines can be effective. These include loratadine, Cetirizine and fexofenadine. Each medication is dosed once daily and causes minimal sedation or behavioral effects. ...Read more

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Hi, what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Hi, what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

ALLERGIC RHINITIS : YES:Allergic rhinitis causes Swelling of nasal mucosa/itchy eyes /post nasal drip. You can do nasal irrigation with Neil Med system. Zaditor (ketotifen) Eye Drops and Claritin & Flonase are all effective. If symptoms persist follow up with your doctor for exam and labs ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Calcipotriene (Definition)

Calcipotriene is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more