Tacalcitol is used in the treatment of psoriasis.
How it Works
Tacalcitol is known as an antipsoriatic.Tacalcitol is also is derivative of vitamin D₃. Tacalcitol binds to the keratinocyte vitamin D receptor to the same extent as the natural vitamin D3 would. Tacalcitol acts by normalising cell growth and development in the skin. Tacalcitol works by preventing the excessive growth rate of skin cells that leads to scaling of the skin which is also known as Psoriasis.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Tacalcitol may suffer from such side effects;
Redness of skin,