Vectical Topical Ointment 3Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Vectical: Topical ointment (3mcg)

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Vectical 3mcg/g Top Oint

What is this Medicine?

CALCITRIOL (kal si TRYE ole) is a man made form of vitamin D. It 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.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Vectical: Topical ointment(3mcg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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In-Depth Information

Vectical 3mcg/g Topical Ointment

NDC: 002992012
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Psoriasis

Storage Information
Do not refrigerate
Do not freeze
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Vectical 3mcg/g Topical Ointment

Reported Side Effects for Vectical 3mcg/g Topical Ointment

High Urine Calcium Incidence:
3.0-14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Psoriasis Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Calcium Levels Incidence:
33.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*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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