You may have to stop your treatment. The following serious side effects have been reported for Dovobet: Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people) • Worsening of your psoriasis. If your psoriasis gets worse, tell your doctor as soon as possible.
Is dovobet good for psoriasis?
Dovobet is used as topical treatment of scalp psoriasis in adults and on the skin of other body areas to treat mild to moderate plaque psoriasis (psoriasis vulgaris) in adults. Psoriasis is caused by your skin cells being produced too quickly. This causes redness, scaling and thickness of your skin.
What are the side effects of dovobet?
Dovobet side effects
- Blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin.
- cracking or tightening of the skin.
- dry skin.
- flushing or redness of the skin.
- itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin.
How long should you leave dovobet on for?
If it is being used on the body, the gel may need to be used for up to 8 weeks. The recommended treatment period for the ointment is 4 weeks. Most people will notice a benefit during this time. Some people may require treatment for longer than 4 weeks.
How fast does dovobet gel work?
Dovobet works to bring the rate of skin growth back to normal. It also calms the inflammation. Most patients see obvious results within 2 weeks, even if the psoriasis is not cleared completely.
Can topical steroids make psoriasis worse?
They are effective in conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Topical corticosteroids only suppress the inflammatory reaction during use; they will not cure the condition and the skin problem may get worse once the use of topical corticosteroids stops. This is called a rebound effect.
Can I use dovobet twice a day?
Adults: Dovobet® is recommended as a 4th line option if a twice-daily potent corticosteroid or coal tar preparation cannot be used or a once-daily preparation would improve adherence in adults. It should be applied once daily for up to 4 weeks.
Is dovobet a strong steroid?
Dovobet contains a potent group III-steroid and concurrent treatment with other steroids on the same treatment area must be avoided. Skin of the face and genitals are very sensitive to corticosteroids.
Is dovobet gel a steroid?
Dovobet gel contains a potent group III steroid and concurrent treatment with other steroids must be avoided.
Is dovobet safe?
Background: The calcipotriol/betamethasone dipropionate two-compound product Dovobet/Daivobet/Taclonex(LEO Pharma A/S, Ballerup, Denmark) has been shown to be safe and effective in the treatment of psoriasis for up to 8 weeks.