Enstilar is a topical treatment used to help with Psoriasis and other dry skin conditions. Available online from UK based Oxford Online Pharmacy, receive a free GP consultation & free shipping.
Psoriasis is skin condition that causes the skin to produce too many skin cells and results in red, scaly and thick skin.
Enstilar contains two active medicines, calcipotriol and betamethasone. Calcipotriol works by helping to reduce the rate of skin cell growth back to normal levels. Betamethasone helps to reduce the skin inflammation.
To read the patient information leaflet for this product click here https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2139.pdf
Apply by spraying onto the affected area ONCE daily.
Recommended treatment period is 4 weeks.
Avoid using more than 15g of Enstilar in any 24 hour period and 60g within 4 days. Make sure to avoid using on over 30% of your body, especially on large areas of undamaged skin, mucus membranes or the genitals.
Enstilar is a foam which comes in a can and is sprayed on to the affected area. To use Enstilar, follow this simple process:
Before use, shake the can firmly for a few seconds Hold the can approximately 3cm away from the skin and spray the affected area Spray the foam in any direction, except horizontally Rub the Enstilar into the affected area on the skin Put the lid back on and wash your hands once finished
When taking Enstilar, do not wrap the affected area in bandages as this increases the rate at which the steroid is absorbed through the skin.
The active substances are: Calcipotriol and betamethasone. One gram of cutaneous foam contains 50 micrograms of calcipotriol (as monohydrate) and 0.5 mg of betamethasone (as dipropionate).
The excipients are: Liquid paraffin Polyoxypropylene stearyl ether All-rac-α-tocopherol White soft paraffin Butylhydroxytoluene (E321) Butane Dimethyl ether.
Like all medicines, Enstilar may cause some patients to experience side effects. Here are the uncommon side effects, which may affect up to 1 in 100 people:
You may experience the following side effects particularly if Enstilar is used for a long period of time, in skin folds, under dressings, or on large areas of skin:
Most patients will not experience side effects. If you do experience any of these side effects, please report them to your doctor immediately who may advise that you stop using Enstilar.
For a full list of potential side effects and other important information, please read the patient information leaflet provided in the pack before starting any course of treatment.