Heximar-B ointment combines two medicines: betamethasone dipropionate and calcipotriol monohydrate. It is available in tubes of 15 grams. It is recommended in the treatment of psoriasis, chronic Plaque Psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions.
Name of Drug
Heximar-B ointment. Heximar-B is also referred to as Calcipotriol and Betamethasone Cream, Dovobet, Xamiol, Daivobet.
Manufacturer of Heximar-B Ointment
Shalaks Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient in Heximar-B
The active pharmaceutical ingredients in Heximar-B ointment are Calcipotriol Monohydrate BP - equivalent to Calcipotriol 50 mcg + Betamethasone Dipropionate BP - equivalent to Betamethasone 0.5 mg.
Uses of Heximar-B
Heximar-B ointment is used to treat the below mentioned indications:
Chronic Plaque Psoriasis
Other inflammatory skin conditions
Heximar-B ointment - Dosage and Administration
Calcipotriol and Betamethasone Cream is applied once daily to affected areas and gently rubbed in. Do not apply the medication to areas that do not have psoriasis. The maximum adult weekly dose of ointment combined is 100 g. The recommended treatment period is 4 weeks.
Most people will notice a benefit during this time. Some people may require treatment for longer than 4 weeks. The medication can be stopped once a satisfactory improvement is achieved.
After applying the medication to the affected areas, do not wash it off. The medication needs to stay in contact with the affected areas in order to work. Do not apply this medication on the face, large areas of damaged skin, in skin folds, or under dressings that do not breathe. Wash your hands after applying Calcipotriol and Betamethasone Cream so that you do not get the ointment or gel on other parts of your body.
Avoid getting the medication in your eyes or on your face. If the medication gets on your face, wash it off. If it gets in your eyes, flush the eyes with plenty of water. Do not take this medication by mouth.