You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to calcipotriene. This medicine should not be used if you have hypercalcemia (too much calcium in your body). You should not use this medicine on your face.
Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
This medicine is for use on the skin only. Do not get it in your eyes, nose, or mouth. Do not use it on skin areas that have cuts or scrapes. If it does get on these areas, rinse it off right away.
Wash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medicine.
Apply a thin layer of the ointment or cream to the red, scaly patches on your skin. Rub in gently and thoroughly.
To use the liquid on your scalp: First comb your hair to remove extra flakes and scales. Then apply the medicine only on the affected patches on your scalp. Gently rub the medicine in. Be careful to not get the medicine on your forehead.
The liquid medicine is flammable. This means it could catch on fire. Do not use the medicine near flames or fire. This includes cigarettes, lighters, and candles.
Your skin should look better after about 2 weeks of use.
If a dose is missed:
If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, apply it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to apply the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not apply extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Do not freeze.
Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of the used medicine container and any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.
Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.