Calcipotriene is medication that is categorized under the drug class topical antipsoriatics. Calcipotriene is used in the treatment of conditions that affect the skin such as psoriasis. Calcipotriene is a synthetic form of Vitamin D and its functionality is manifested through the ability to condition the skin slowing the process of skin cell development.
Calcipotriene is a drug that is used for treating psoriasis and is classified under a class of drugs that is known as topical antipsoriatics.
Calcipotriene works by regulating or slowing down the production of skin cells.
Calcipotriene should only be used on the skin, and you should make sure that you clean your hands after using it unless you are treating the hands. Do not use Calcipotriene if you are allergic to it or to any ingredient in it.
You should inform the doctor if there are other prescription or non-prescription drugs you are or have been taking prior to the prescription of Calcipotriene so that you can avoid drug interactions.