Dovonex (calcipotriene) Cream is a vitamin B3 derivative indicated for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Side effects of Dovonex Cream include skin irritation, rash or itching, skin redness, dry or peeling skin, and worsening psoriasis. Compositions comprising calcipotriol and nicotinamide for treating hyperproliferative epidermal diseases. Calcipotriol (calcipotriene), a vitamin D3 derivative is marketed in the United States as a topical antipsoriatic under the trade name Dovonex (USA) or Daivonex (Europe). Nicotinamide Nicotinamide (NA, niacinamide), a derivative of vitamin B3 and a precursor of the coenzyme nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), displays multiple functions in cell metabolism. In certain embodiments the composition is provided in the form of a dermal ointment, cream, lotion or gel. Symptoms of psoriasis include one or more of dermatological inflammation; red, flaky skin; rash; itching; plaques; Are there any laboratory/diagnostics indicated for Psoriasis?
Nicotinic Acid; Vitamin B3; Indicated in hyperlipidemia to lower triglycerides and cholesterol. Calcipotriol is a vitamin D3 analog that is FDA approved for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Calcipotriene Cream is contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparation. If elevation in serum calcium outside the normal range should occur, discontinue treatment until normal calcium levels are restored. Aloe vera: Early evidence suggests that extracts from aloe in a cream or lotion may be an effective treatment for psoriasis vulgaris and seborrheic dermatitis when applied to the skin. Avoid in pregnant patients as borage oil may be contraindicated in pregnancy given the teratogenic and labor-inducing effects of prostaglandin E agonists, such as borage oil’s GLA.
Vitamin D: A number of different approaches are used to treat psoriasis. The man-made vitamin D3 analog calcipotriene (Dovonex ) appears to control skin cell growth and it is used for moderately severe skin plaques, particularly for skin lesions resistant to other therapies or located on the face. Avoid in pregnant patients as borage oil may be contraindicated in pregnancy given the teratogenic and labor-inducing effects of prostaglandin E agonists, such as borage oil’s GLA. Contraindicated in liver disease and hepatic impairments. A patient is diagnosed with chronic plaque psoriasis. Avoid fatty foods such as butter, cream, and oil until all the worms are removed.