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Safety in Lactation: Topical preparations for eczema and psoriasis

23 September 2020Topical preparations for eczema and psoriasis are considered to pose a negligible risk to a breastfeeding infant as long as precautions are taken to avoid…
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Lactation Safety Information

Calcipotriene

Calcipotriene
Yes
Indicated for plaque & scalp psoriasis
See summary for specific comments
7 August 2020

New Medicines

Psoriasis of the nails - nail laquer formulation

Information

New formulation
Polichem
Polichem

Development and Regulatory status

Discontinued
Discontinued
Discontinued
Dec 20Development discontinued [5].

Category

An anhydrous calcipotriol (a synthetic derivative of calcitriol, a form of vitamin D) for administration as medicated nail lacquer,
The prevalence of psoriasis is estimated to be about 1.3-2.2% in the UK [1]. Nail changes occur in about half of all people with psoriasis and in about 4 in every 5 people with psoriatic arthritis [2].
Psoriasis of the nails - nail laquer formulation
Topical

Trial or other data

Jan 18PIII trial (NCT03079973) has been withdrawn due to a change in project development priorities [4].