Dovonex Drug Interactions

Certain supplements and vitamins, as well as lithium and thiazide diuretics, are among the products that can cause drug interactions with Dovonex. While problems aren't generally expected when these medicines are combined, you should tell your healthcare provider about all drugs you are taking (both prescription and nonprescription) before beginning treatment with Dovonex.

An Overview of Interactions With Dovonex

Even though Dovonex® (calcipotriene) is applied to the skin, it can potentially interact with several other medications, since some Dovonex is absorbed into the bloodstream. Some of the products that may lead to drug interactions with Dovonex include:
 
 
  • Vitamin D.
     

Dovonex Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Dovonex is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Calcium
Dovonex is a synthetic form of vitamin D. Taking too much may cause high levels of calcium in the blood (known medically as hypercalcemia). Taking calcium could worsen this problem. When using Dovonex appropriately, however, a normal dosage of a calcium supplement is unlikely to cause problems.

Dovonex Medication Information

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