Silkis Ointment is a medication used to treat psoriasis and reduce skin redness. Suitable for treating mild to moderate psoriasis.
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What is Silkis Ointment?
Silkis is a prescription medication used for the treatment of mild to moderately severe plaque psoriasis with up to one third of body surface area involement.
How does it work?
Silkis ointment contains the active ingredient calcitriol (a derivate of vitamin D) works by inhibiting and normalising the unrestrained cell growth in psoriasis affected skin.
Is Silkis suitable for me?
Silkis is intended for use in adults only. Several underlying medical conditions and medications should not be used alongside Silkis, consult with a doctor before beginning this medicine.
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.
- Pruritus (itching skin)
- Skin discomfort
- Skin irritation
- Erythema (skin redness)
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Silkis.
- First wash and dry the affected areas of your skin.
- Apply a thin layer of Silkis over the affected areas to be treated twice a day, morning and evening before retiring, or as advised by your doctor.
- Wash your hands after each application in order to avoid any contact with other non lesional areas.
- Do not use more than 30 g of ointment per day and do not cover more than one third of your skin area (approximately one full arm and one full leg).
Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
Silkis Ointment Patient Leaflet
This is a quick process and should only take 1 - 2 minutes. All of your answers are confidential, and just like a GP consultation, you will know what treatment is most suitable for you instantly upon completion.
Once you have completed the quick online form, select the treatment option most suitable to you and checkout securely.
We will dispatch your order using our express next-day courier service from our pharmacy partners across the UK. You will receive your treatment discreetly to the comfort of your home/ selected address.
Can I use this product while pregnant or breast feeding?
Silkis should not be used if you are breast feeding. If you are unsure, you should ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medication.
What if I forget to take Silkis?
If you have forgotten to take Silkis Ointment then do not apply a double dose to make up for forgotten individual doses.
What are the ingredients in Silkis ointment?
The active substance is Calcitriol (3 micrograms per g). The other excipients are liquid paraffin, white soft paraffin and alpha-tocopherol.
What if I use more Silkis than I should?
If you have used too much of this product:
- If the product is applied excessively, no more rapid or better results will be obtained and marked redness, peeling or discomfort may occur.
- Always contact your physician to hear whether treatment or discontinuation is necessary if too much Silkis is used.
- Hypotonia (decreased tension in muscles), nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite, constipation and depression may occur after using too much calcitriol.
Therefore, contact your physician if these symptoms appear.
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