Daivonex is a topical medication used in the treatment of mild to moderately severe psoriasis. It works by lowering the rate at which skin cells grow. T... View More
Uses of Daivonex
Side effects of Daivonex
How to use Daivonex
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and ... View More
How Daivonex works
Daivonex is a synthetic form of vitamin D belonging to the class of medicines called ‘anti-psoriatics’. It lowers the rate with which skin cells grow, t... View More
What if you forget to take Daivonex?
If you miss a dose of Daivonex, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
Plaque psoriasis, Scalp psoriasis, Alopecia areata
Adult: Topical Plaque psoriasis As cream/oint: Apply 1-2 times/day. Max: 100 g per wk. Scalp psoriasis As soln: Apply 1-2 times/day. Max: 60 mL ... View More
Topical/Cutaneous Mild to moderate plaque psoriasis Child: Apply cream/ointment 2 times daily. Max: >12 yr: 75 g/wk; 6-12 yr: 50 g/week.
Mode of Action
Calcipotriol is a derivative of vitamin D3. It has the property of inducing differentiation and suppression of keratinocytes.
Not to be applied on the face; pregnancy and lactation.
Skin irritation, erythema, scaling; hypercalcemia w/ high doses.