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Calcitriol Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 1, 2020.

Applies to the following strengths: 3 mcg/g

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Plaque Psoriasis

Ointment: Apply to affected areas twice a day, morning and evening
Maximum weekly dose: 200 grams

Use: Treatment of mild to moderate plaque psoriasis

Usual Pediatric Dose for Plaque Psoriasis

Ointment:
2 years and older: Apply to affected areas twice a day, morning and evening
2 to 6 years, maximum weekly dose: 100 grams
7 years and older, maximum weekly dose: 200 grams

Use: Treatment of mild to moderate plaque psoriasis

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS: None

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 2 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-This drug should not be applied to the eyes, lips, or facial skin.
-Hands should be washed thoroughly after use.

Storage requirements:
-Do not freeze or refrigerate

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.