Dovonex is a prescription treatment for chronic plaque psoriasis. It consists of calcipotriol, which directly affects skin cells and helps in the long-term treatment of the skin condition.
Dovonex psoriasis ointment has calcipotriol, which is similar to vitamin D. It slows down the rate at which skin cells grow and prevents dry, scaly skin.
The Dovonex ointment is applied directly to the affected area on the body, except the face, where there is extra skin growth.
Here are a few things you should know before starting to use Dovonex:
People with these health conditions should use Dovonex psoriasis ointment only if their doctor suggests:
Note: Dovonex may not be suggested to pregnant and breastfeeding women.
People on UV light treatment and calcium supplements should not use Dovonex psoriasis ointment.
Dovonex side effects may include:
Dovonex psoriasis ointment should not be used with other topical treatments, ointments, or creams. Moreover, salicylic acid may inactivate Dovonex ingredient calcipotriene and should not be used together.
The Dovonex ointment should be stored at room temperature away from heat and moisture. It should also be kept out of children’s reach.
Dovonex can be ordered online through MedsNow, an online pharmacy in the UK. You can talk to one of our certified doctors through an online consultation and get just the right guidance in starting your plaque psoriasis treatment.