Plaque psoriasis

Indication for Calcitriol

Population group: Suitable for both men and women, only adults (18 - 65 years old)

Calcitriol is indicated in topical treatment of mild to moderately severe plaque psoriasis (psoriasis vulgaris) with up to 35% of body surface area involvement.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

2 spreads in 2 divided doses daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

2 - 2 {spreads}

Dosage regimen

From 1 To 1 {spreads} 2 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

Calcitriol should be applied to the psoriasis affected areas twice per day, once in the morning and once in the evening before retiring and after washing. It is recommended that not more than 35% of the body surface be exposed to daily treatment. Not more than 30 g of ointment should be used per day. There is limited clinical experience available for the use of this dosage regimen of more than 6 weeks.

Active ingredient

Calcitriol is the most active known form of vitamin D3 in stimulating intestinal calcium transport. In physiological amounts it augments the intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphate and plays a significant part in the regulation of bone mineralisation.

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