Category: Drugs Psoriasis: Topical
Vectical® (calcitriol) New Pregnancy C Skinofcolorseminars

How Supplied:

3.0 mcg/g ointment, 100 g

Indications and Usage:

Vectical (calcitriol) Ointment 3 mcg/g is indicated for the topical treatment of mild to moderate plaque psoriasis in adults 18 years and older.

Side Effects and Contraindications:

The most frequent adverse events reported in clinical trials (>3%) were lab test abnormality, urine abnormality, psoriasis, hypercalciuria and puritus. Skin discomfort has also been reported. Vectical Ointment should be used with caution in patients with known or suspected disturbances in calcium homeostasis, who are taking calcium or Vitamin D supplements, or who are on medications known to increase serum calcium levels, such as thiazide diuretics. If aberrations in parameters of calcium metabolism occur, Vectical Ointment should be discontinued until these normalize. Patients should be cautioned to avoid excessive exposure to natural or artificial sunlight after applying the ointment. If severe irritation occurs discontinue use. Avoid contact with eyes, lips and face. Vectical Ointment has not been studied in pregnant or nursing.


Galderma Laboratories, L.P.