How to apply

Apply on affected areas, including the scalp

  • Treats body and scalp plaque psoriasis in adults ages 18 years and older
  • For use on the scalp in adolescents aged 12 to 17 years.

Once-daily application

  • Apply directly to affected areas for up to 8 weeks
  • Alcohol free

The most common adverse reactions in clinical trials were folliculitis and burning sensation of the skin

For the scalp (adult and adolescent patients)
NOTE:
You do not need to wash your hair before you apply Taclonex® Topical Suspension.
Step 1:
Shake the bottle before use. Remove the cap from the bottle. (See Figure A.)
Step 2:
Before applying Taclonex® Topical Suspension, locate the area to treat using your fingers and part your hair.
Step 3:
Squeeze a drop of Taclonex® Topical Suspension to your fingertip. (See Figure B.)
 
 
Step 4:
Use your fingers to apply the drop of Taclonex® Topical Suspension directly to scalp affected by plaque psoriasis. Gently rub in. (See Figure C.)
Step 5:
After applying Taclonex® Topical Suspension, put the cap back on the bottle.
Step 6:
Wash your hands after applying Taclonex® Topical Suspension.
Do not wash your hair right after you apply Taclonex® Topical Suspension to your scalp.

Use Taclonex® Topical Suspension exactly as your doctor tells you to use it.

Taclonex® Topical Suspension can be used for patients aged 12 to 17 years on the scalp and for patients age 18 and above on the body and scalp.

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Taclonex® (calcipotriene and betamethasone dipropionate) Topical Suspension 0.005%/0.064% Savings for Eligible Commercially Insured Patients

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Taclonex® Topical Suspension is for use on skin only (topical). Do not get Taclonex® Topical Suspension near or in your mouth, eyes, or vagina.

Taclonex® Topical Suspension may cause serious side effects including too much calcium in your blood or urine and/or adrenal gland problems. You may experience skin problems such as thinning of your skin, burning, inflammation, itching, irritation, dryness, changes in skin color, redness, infection, or raised bumps on your skin. Wash your hands after using Taclonex® Topical Suspension. You may get eye irritation if you accidentally get Taclonex® Topical Suspension in your eyes. If you accidentally get Taclonex® Topical Suspension on your face or in your eyes, wash the area with water right away. Do not bandage or cover the treated skin area.

The most common side effects are inflamed hair pores (folliculitis) and skin burning. Tell your doctor if you have a skin infection, have a calcium metabolism disorder, have erythrodermic, exfoliative, or pustular psoriasis, have thinning-skin (atrophy) at the site to be treated, are getting light therapy (phototherapy treatments) for your psoriasis, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements. Be sure to tell your doctor if you use other corticosteroid medicines and/or other medicines for your psoriasis. Do not apply Taclonex® Topical Suspension to the scalp in the 12 hours before or after any chemical treatments to your hair. Avoid spending a long time in sunlight. Avoid tanning booths and sun lamps. Talk to your doctor if you get sunburned.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088) or www.fda.gov/medwatch.

INDICATION AND USAGE

Taclonex® Topical Suspension is a prescription medicine that is to be used on the skin to treat:

  • plaque psoriasis of the scalp and body in people 18 years of age and older
  • plaque psoriasis of the scalp in children from 12 to 17 years of age

Apply Taclonex® Topical Suspension to areas affected by psoriasis 1 time a day for up to 8 weeks. You should stop treatment when your plaque psoriasis is under control, unless your doctor gives you other instructions. If you are 18 years of age or older, you should not use more than 100 grams of Taclonex® Topical Suspension in 1 week. If you are 12 to 17 years of age, you should not use more than 60 grams of Taclonex® Topical Suspension in 1 week. Use Taclonex® Topical Suspension exactly as your doctor tells you to use it.

Please click here for full Prescribing Information

The health information contained on this Web site is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with a healthcare professional. All decisions regarding patient care must be made with a healthcare professional.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Taclonex® Topical Suspension is for use on skin only (topical). Do not get Taclonex® Topical Suspension near or in your mouth, eyes, or vagina.

Taclonex® Topical Suspension may cause serious side effects including too much calcium in your blood or urine and/or adrenal gland problems. You may experience skin problems such as thinning of your skin, burning, inflammation, itching, irritation, dryness, changes in skin color, redness, infection, or raised bumps on your skin. Wash your hands after using Taclonex® Topical Suspension. You may get eye irritation if you accidentally get Taclonex® Topical Suspension in your eyes. If you accidentally get Taclonex® Topical Suspension on your face or in your eyes, wash the area with water right away. Do not bandage or cover the treated skin area.

The most common side effects are inflamed hair pores (folliculitis) and skin burning. Tell your doctor if you have a skin infection, have a calcium metabolism disorder, have erythrodermic, exfoliative, or pustular psoriasis, have thinning-skin (atrophy) at the site to be treated, are getting light therapy (phototherapy treatments) for your psoriasis, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements. Be sure to tell your doctor if you use other corticosteroid medicines and/or other medicines for your psoriasis. Do not apply Taclonex® Topical Suspension to the scalp in the 12 hours before or after any chemical treatments to your hair. Avoid spending a long time in sunlight. Avoid tanning booths and sun lamps. Talk to your doctor if you get sunburned.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088) or www.fda.gov/medwatch.

INDICATION AND USAGE

Taclonex® Topical Suspension is a prescription medicine that is to be used on the skin to treat:

  • plaque psoriasis of the scalp and body in people 18 years of age and older
  • plaque psoriasis of the scalp in children from 12 to 17 years of age

Apply Taclonex® Topical Suspension to areas affected by psoriasis 1 time a day for up to 8 weeks. You should stop treatment when your plaque psoriasis is under control, unless your doctor gives you other instructions. If you are 18 years of age or older, you should not use more than 100 grams of Taclonex® Topical Suspension in 1 week. If you are 12 to 17 years of age, you should not use more than 60 grams of Taclonex® Topical Suspension in 1 week. Use Taclonex® Topical Suspension exactly as your doctor tells you to use it.

Please click here for full Prescribing Information

The health information contained on this Web site is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with a healthcare professional. All decisions regarding patient care must be made with a healthcare professional.

This site is intended for US residents only. The products discussed on this site may have different product labeling in different countries.

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