January 2002
Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p522
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The article presents information on tacalcitol which is an analogue of vitamin D. This drug is used as a skin treatment for plaque psoriasis. Administration is topical. There may be local irritation including itching, burning, erythema and tingling in the extremities. It should not be used in patients with disorders of calcium metabolism. Administer with care to those who are pregnant. Avoid the scalp or contact with eyes and body areas not being treated.


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