Dovobet Gel

THERAPEUTIC INDICATION

For the topical treatment of scalp psoriasis in adults and topical treatment
of mild to moderate “non-scalp” plaque psoriasis vulgaris in adults.1

The recommended treatment period is 4 weeks for areas on the scalp and 8 weeks for other body areas.1

COMPOSITION

One gram of gel contains 50 micrograms of calcipotriol (as monohydrate)
and 0.5 mg of betamethasone (as dipropionate).1

PHARMACEUTICAL FORM

An almost clear, colourless to slightly off-white gel.1

PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE

Store flask in the outer carton in order to protect it from light. Do not put in the refrigerator.1

POSOLOGY AND FORM
OF ADMINISTRATION

Dovobet® gel should be applied on the affected areas once a day. The recommended treatment period is 4 weeks for areas on the scalp and 8 weeks for other body areas.1

If it is necessary to continue or restart the treatment after 4 or 8 weeks Dovobet® gel may be continued for up to 52 weeks under medical supervision.1

Continued treatment should happen after medical evaluation and under periodic medical supervision.1

When medicinal treatments containing calcipotriol are used, the maximum daily dose should not exceed 15 g. Body surface area treated with medications containing calcipotriol should not exceed 30%.1

If used on the scalp, all the affected scalp areas may be treated with Dovobet® gel. Usually an amount between 1g and 4g per day is sufficient for treatment of the scalp (4g corresponds to one teaspoon).1

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  1. Dovobet® gel Summary of Product Characteristics. 2018.
MAT-21382 May 2019

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