Calcipotriene skin cream, ointment, or foam
- Generic Name: Calcipotriene
- Brand Names: Calcitrene, Dovonex
- Drug Class: Topical Antipsoriasis Products
- Strengths: 0.005%
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
What is this medicine?
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.