Dovonex ointment and cream (generic name calcipotriene) is a synthetic form of vitamin D. It is available by prescription, and is for the treatment of psoriasis.

Dovonex can be used on the skin, scalp and nails. It is available as an ointment, cream and scalp solution. This medication works by slowing down the rate of skin cell growth. It flattens psoriasis lesions and removes scale.

Dovonex ointment and cream is not the same as vitamin D, which is taken as a supplement. Vitamin D is sold without prescription. Taking large amounts of Vitamin D is not a proper treatment of psoriasis, and can cause serious side effects.

How well does it work

The results are mixed for Dovonex cream and ointment. It will usually take 8 weeks to see the full effectiveness of Dovonex. Users will start seeing progress after taking it for 2 weeks. It does not work as quickly as steroids, but it has none of the serious side effects.

Typically when you stop using Dovonex cream or Dovonex ointment, the psoriasis will return. It only helps temporarily.

Occasionally you may see a Dovonex without prescription. Dovonex without prescription is not the same as regular Dovonex, and is extremely ineffective. Dovonex without prescription is a watered down version with few benefits.

How is it used

Like all medications, the directions should be carefully followed. Apply this medication in a thin layer to the affected area(s) usually twice a day. Rub it in gently and completely. Wash hands after using. Dovonex ointment can irritate unaffected skin, so it is important not to get any on unaffected areas.

For scalp psoriasis, it is usually applied at night. After application, cover the scalp with a plastic bag or shower cap. The Dovonex may be washed out in the morning if necessary.

Side effects

When used according to guidelines, there are no known serious side effects. Less common side effects of Dovonex include skin irritation, itching, dry skin, peeling, rash, dermatitis and worsening of psoriasis. Always contact your doctor if you notice any side effects.

Due to the limited and temporary effectiveness of Dovonex ointment and Dovonex cream, we recommend you consider a better and safer alternative.

Better and safer treatment options

Conventional medicines like Dovonex only treat the symptoms of psoriasis. They do not address the fundamental cause. This only provides temporary relief.

There are many in the health care field that believe psoriasis is curable by using the right natural treatments. They believe that treating psoriasis from the inside and from the outside can reduce or cure it. Topical treatments from the outside will relieve symptoms and provide temporary relief. Treatment from the inside will help build up your immune system, and reduce or eliminate future outbreaks. Building up your immune system is the key to long-term psoriasis relief.

For the topical treatment of psoriasis, we have found an extremely effective product. It contains only safe and natural ingredients, and we believe it is the best psoriasis product on the market. That product is Thena Healing Cream. We highly recommend you follow this link to learn more about it, and how it can help you.

We have been recommending a product for several years now to help strengthen your immune system. It also contains only safe and natural ingredients, and the results have been remarkable. For treating psoriasis, we believe it is absolutely essential. That product is Zenmed Skin Support Supplement. Follow this link to learn more about it, and how it can help you.

We have seen even the worst cases of psoriasis eliminated. You just need to start your treatments for psoriasis immediately, and use the right safe natural ingredients.

If you have any questions about Dovonex, please contact us.

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