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Tacalsis 4Mcg Ointment

Manufacturer: Ajanta Pharma Ltd
Medicine composition: Tacalcitol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Tacalsis 4Mcg Ointment is a vitamin compound used in the treatment of plaque psoriasis, which is one of the most common types of psoriasis. When a person is affected by psoriasis, they develop scaly red patches on their skin, mostly in and around their knees, elbows, scalp and lower back. As psoriasis is caused due to over-multiplication of cells, Tacalsis 4Mcg Ointment works in treating this condition by slowing down the production of skin cells, which in turn reduces the scaly, inflamed patches of skin.

Tacalsis 4Mcg Ointment is generally administered as topical ointment or lotion, which is supposed to be applied to the affected area once a day, generally before going to bed.

Tacalsis 4Mcg Ointment is not supposed to be used in quantities of more than 10 g per day. As Tacalsis 4Mcg Ointment is directly absorbed the skin, using it in quantities greater than prescribed can have harmful effects. Tacalsis 4Mcg Ointment should also be applied in a very thin layer, as this helps the skin absorb it quickly.

As with any other medicine, Tacalsis 4Mcg Ointment can have a certain number of side effects, the most common of which include redness of skin, itching, tingling, discomfort and irritation.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.
  • Burning Sensation

  • Itching

  • Redness Of Skin

  • Local Reaction

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Tacalsis 4mcg ointment is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Tacalcitol, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

The active constituent of this medication is a derivative of vitamin D3. It combines to vitamin D receptor of keratinocyte to a similar degree as natural vitamin D3. It normalises cell growth.

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PhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care
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