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What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate?

If you forget a dose, apply it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, simply skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not apply a double dose.

How Should This Medication Be Stored?

Calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate should be stored at room temperature, away from direct sunlight. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets. Each bottle of the suspension form must be used or discarded three months after being opened. No such time restriction is required for the ointment.

Is There a Generic Version?

The ointment form of this medication (but not the scalp solution) is available as a generic (click Generic Taclonex for more information).

Who Makes Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate?

Calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate is made by LEO Pharma, Inc.

Available Strengths

Calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate comes in the following strengths and forms:
  • Calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate ointment, which contains 0.064 percent betamethasone and 0.005 percent calcipotriene
  • Calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate scalp suspension, which contains 0.064 percent betamethasone and 0.005 percent calcipotriene.

Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate Information

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