Pooled safety analysis of calcipotriol plus betamethasone dipropionate gel for the treatment of psoriasis on the body and scalp.

@article{Kragballe2014PooledSA,
  title={Pooled safety analysis of calcipotriol plus betamethasone dipropionate gel for the treatment of psoriasis on the body and scalp.},
  author={Knud Kragballe and Peter Cornelius Maria van de Kerkhof},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 Suppl 2},
  pages={10-21}
}
The fixed combination calcipotriol plus betamethasone dipropionate gel is a first-line treatment for psoriasis vulgaris. The objective was to perform a large-scale assessment of tolerability of fixed combination gel (Cal/BD). Analysis was performed on pooled 8-week safety data from nine clinical trials evaluating once-daily Cal/BD treatment of scalp (n = 6) and body (n = 3) psoriasis. Pharmacovigilance data were also assessed. Patients were treated with Cal/BD [n = 1953 (scalp), n = 824 (body… CONTINUE READING