Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Taclonex
  2. Taclonex Scalp

Descriptions


Betamethasone and calcipotriene combination is used on the skin and scalp to treat plaque psoriasis.

Betamethasone is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine or steroid). It helps relieve redness, pain, itching, swelling, or other discomfort caused by certain skin problems.

Calcipotriene is a form of Vitamin D. It works by changing how the skin cells are produced in the areas affected by psoriasis.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Ointment
  • Suspension