Dovobet Ointment 60g is an off-white to yellow coloured ointment which contains the active ingredients calcipotriol 50 micrograms (as monohydrate ) and betamethasone 0.5mg (as dipropionate. It is used on the skin to treat plaque psoriasis (psoriasis vulgaris) in adults. The Calcipotriol in the ointment helps to bring the rate of skin cell growth back to normal and the betamethasone in the ointment reduces inflammation.
Dovobet Ointment 60g should be kept out of reach and sight of children. It should not be stored above 25 degrees celcius.
To read the patient information leaflet for this product click here https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/PIL.8837.latest.pdf
When using Dovobet Ointment 60g be sure to follow the doctors instructions and read the patient infromation leaflet before using. Wash your hands before and after each use (unless treating the hands). Use only on your psoriasis and do not use on skin which does not have psoriasis. Squeeze the ointment onto a clean finger, rub gently into your skin to cover the affected area of psoriasis until most of the ointment has disappeared into the skin. In order to achieve optimal effect, it is recommended not to take a shower or bath immediately after application of the ointment. Use the ointment once a day, it may be more convenient to use the ointment in the evening.
The active ingredients in Dovobet Ointment 60g are calcipotriol 50 micrograms (as monohydrate ) and betamethasone 0.5 mg (as dipropionate). The other ingredients are liquid paraffin, all-rac-α-tocopherol, polyoxypropylene-11stearyl ether, white soft paraffin, butylhydroxytoluene (E321).
Please read the patient information leaflet included before using the product.
Do not use Dovobet Ointment 60g if you are allergic to any of its ingredients or for any skin condition other then the one(s) it has been prescribed for.
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine.
Stop using immediately and contact your doctor if you notice signs of an allergic reaction.
As with all medicines Dovobet Ointment 60g can cause side effects, althougth not everybody gets them. All known side effects will be listed in thepatient information leaflet provided with the product. If you experience any of the side effects in the patient information leaflet or ones which are not listed in the patient information leaflet contact your doctor or pharmacist.