Calcipotriene, Betamethasone Topical Ointment 0.005-0.064pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Calcipotriene, Betamethasone: Topical ointment (0.005-0.064%)

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What is this Medicine?

BETAMETHASONE; CALCIPOTRIENE (bay ta METH a sone; kal si poe TRYE een) is used to treat psoriasis. It helps reduce skin redness, thickness, and scaling.

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Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate 0.005%-0.064% Topical Ointment

NDC: 458020989
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Psoriasis

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate 0.005%-0.064% Topical Ointment

Reported Side Effects for Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate 0.005%-0.064% Topical Ointment

Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Spider Veins Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Darkened Skin Patches Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
0.1-1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Hair Follicles Incidence:
0.1-1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Thinning Of Skin Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Unusual Skin Lightening Incidence:
0.1-1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
0.2-1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
0.4-2.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Irritation Incidence:
0.4-1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bruise Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
2.8-7.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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