Dovonex is a very useful ointment for curing plaque psoriasis. It has been informed by its manufacturers that this meditation should only be taken under the proper advice from the physician.
How to Take Drug
The proper way to use this cream is to apply it in the region affected for at least two times in a day. Do not apply it on other non-affected region.
Patients suffering from plaque psoriasis while using this cream should follow certain precautions because using Dovonex might cause momentary irritation of both the affected region and surrounding area.
If the irritation in the affected region persists for a longer period, it is advisable to stop the use of the cream. Never try to use it for the treatment of the any other disorders other than what is mentioned above. It is advisable that while using the cream, you should avoid any contact with face and eyes. Always wash your hands properly after applying Dovonex.
Do confirm with your doctor of any previous ointment that you have used for treating psoriasis. There are cases when the region is now not in a condition to receive more over-the-counter treatment. Again, they might even interact with each other to increase the infection to a larger extent.
No serious side effect has been reported by the use of the cream. But some of the people may develop symptoms such as rashes on the skin and irritation, dermatitis, and above all psoriasis. The symptoms if persists for a longer period then it should be immediately brought into the notice of doctor.
If by any chance you miss any of the doses, then start applying the cream on the affected region as soon as you remember about it. You might have side effects following a missed dose. Follow the same routine as prescribed by the doctor or pharmacist regarding the application of the cream after you have applied the first dose. Do not try compensating on the missed schedule of application of the drug by doubling the quantity.
Whenever you notice any overdose symptoms, you should contact your dermatologists to the earliest. Generally, Dovonex gets absorbed by the skin very easily and if it is applied in a sufficient amount. If the overdose of the cream is suspected, its use should be immediately discontinued and the medical help from any specialist doctor should be taken.
Manufactures of Dovonex says that the cream should be stored in some dry place and in an air tight atmosphere. The ideal temperature that is best for the storage of Dovonex is considered to be 15 - 25 degrees centigrade. The cream should be kept far away from the reach of small children and the expired products should be properly destroyed for avoiding any future mishap.