Dovonex Ointment

Active ingredients: Calcipotriol

Product name and form

Dovonex Ointment.

Pharmaceutical Form


Off white to yellowish white translucent ointment.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Calcipotriol 50 micrograms per g.

For full list of excipients, see section 6.1

Active Ingredient

Calcipotriol is a derivative of vitamin D for topical use on psoriasis. It probably works by suppressing keratinization. Advantage of substance or absence of odor and non-coloring of clothing.

List of Excipients

Disodium edetate
Disodium phosphate dihydrate
Liquid paraffin
Macrogol (2) stearyl ether
Propylene glycol
Purified water
White soft paraffin

Pack sizes and marketing

Lacquered aluminium tube with polypropylene screw cap.

Pack sizes: 30 g, 60 g, 100 g and 120 g.

Sample packs of 5 g and 15 g.

Polyethylene – aluminium laminate tube with screw cap.

Pack size: 240 g.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing authorization holder

LEO Laboratories Limited
Longwick Road
Princes Risborough
HP27 9RR

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 00043/0177

10 January 1991


Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States, South Africa