Taclonex (generic name: Calcipotriene/Betamethasone) is a topical drug which is prescribed for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris. Betamethasone is a topical corticosteroid and helps by reducing swelling, relieving itching and constricting the blood vessels. Calcipotriene is a formof vitamin D and works by decreasing the rate of skin cell reproduction. Psoriasis is a chronic, recurring skin disease and it can range from mild outbreaks to severe cases where the skin all over the body is affected. Psoriasis is a hereditary disease although it is now known how it moves from generation to generation. Symptoms of psoriasis can include red spots or patches, dry and scaly patches of skin, small red bleeding patches under the scales, and severe itching of the affected area. With the right treatment, psoriasis can be drastically reduced or even made to disappear completely. Taclonex is a cream that is applied to the affected areas of skin.
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Taclonex Side Effects:
As with any drug, there may be side effects from taking Taclonex including burning or miold itching, red or scaly rash, swollen hair follicles and changes in the color of treated areas. More serious side effects may include severe skin irritation on treated areas, worsened symptoms, no improvement to psoriasis, pus, swelling or redness of the skin, signs of a skin infection, adrenal insufficiency, confusion, thirst, fatigue, loss of appetite, weight loss, Cushing syndrome, and high blood sure. If you experience any side effects you must seek medical attention immediately for safety.
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of Taclonex, you should avoid taking it and inform your doctor. You must consult your doctor if you have any pre-existing medical conditions including any other skin conditions, low or high calcium levels in the blood, liver or kidney disease, severe forms of psoriasis or any skin infection. Although unlikely, you must consult your doctor if you are taking any other medications as they may interact with Taclonex, including any vitamin supplements.
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