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Vectical

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Overview

What is Vectical?

VECTICAL (calcitriol) Ointment 3 mcg/g is a vitamin D analog intended for topical application to the skin. The chemical name of the active ingredient is (5Z,7E)-9,10-secocholesta-5,7,10(19)-triene-1α,3β,25-triol. The structural formula is:

Calcitriol is a white or almost white crystalline solid. It is practically insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and in fatty oils. The molecular formula is CHO, and the molecular weight is 416.64.

VECTICAL Ointment is a translucent ointment containing 3 mcg/g (0.0003% w/w) of calcitriol, packaged in aluminum tubes with screw caps. Other components of the ointment are mineral oil, dl-α-tocopherol, and white petrolatum.



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What are the available doses of Vectical?

Each gram of ointment contains 3 micrograms of calcitriol.

What should I talk to my health care provider before I take Vectical?

8 USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATION

How should I use Vectical?

Apply VECTICAL Ointment to affected areas twice daily, morning and evening. The maximum weekly dose should not exceed 200 grams.

VECTICAL Ointment is not for oral, ophthalmic or intravaginal use.


What interacts with Vectical?

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What are the warnings of Vectical?

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What are the precautions of Vectical?

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What are the side effects of Vectical?

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What should I look out for while using Vectical?

None


What might happen if I take too much Vectical?

Topically applied calcitriol can be absorbed in sufficient amounts to produce systemic effects [].


How should I store and handle Vectical?

Store at Controlled Room temperature 68° - 77°F (20° - 25°C) with excursions permitted between 59° - 86°F (15° - 30°C). [See USP Controlled Room Temperature.] Do not freeze or refrigerate.


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Clinical Information

Chemical Structure

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Clinical Pharmacology

The mechanism of action of calcitriol in the treatment of psoriasis has not been established.

Non-Clinical Toxicology
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The effects of adenosine are antagonized by methylxanthines such as caffeine and theophylline. In the presence of these methylxanthines, larger doses of adenosine may be required or adenosine may not be effective. Adenosine effects are potentiated by dipyridamole. Thus, smaller doses of adenosine may be effective in the presence of dipyridamole. Carbamazepine has been reported to increase the degree of heart block produced by other agents. As the primary effect of adenosine is to decrease conduction through the A-V node, higher degrees of heart block may be produced in the presence of carbamazepine.

5.1 Effects on Calcium Metabolism

Because clinical studies are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical studies of a drug cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical studies of another drug and may not reflect the rates observed in practice.

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Reference

This information is obtained from the National Institute of Health's Standard Packaging Label drug database.
"https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/"

While we update our database periodically, we cannot guarantee it is always updated to the latest version.

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