Dovonex Dosage

When treating plaque psoriasis with Dovonex, dosing guidelines recommend that a small amount be applied to the affected areas twice daily. The medication should never be applied to the face, and you should wash your hands after applying it, unless that is the area being treated. When using this product, it's also important to avoid excessive sun exposure.

An Introduction to Dosing With Dovonex

There is only one standard dosage for Dovonex® (calcipotriene), regardless of your age or weight. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 

Dovonex Dosage for Plaque Psoriasis

Both cream and solution (liquid) forms of Dovonex are applied to the affected areas twice daily. The ointment form is used once or twice a day. The solution form is typically used on the scalp. Rub the product in gently and completely. Use only a small amount, and apply it only on the lesions.
 

General Information on Your Dose of Dovonex

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Dovonex include the following:
 
  • This medication is usually applied once or twice daily to the affected areas.
     
  • Make sure to keep Dovonex away from the eyes, especially when using the liquid form, which can drip.
     
  • Dovonex should not be applied to the face.
     
  • Wash your hands after applying this product, unless you are treating your hands.
     
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure on areas of the body where Dovonex has been applied.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage or Dovonex dosing in general, please talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
     

Dovonex Medication Information

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