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What is Sorvate?

Sorvate Ointment is used for Plaque psoriasis, Vitamin d deficiency and other conditions. Sorvate Ointment may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Sorvate Ointment contains Calcitriol Topical as an active ingredient.
Sorvate Ointment works by treating the plaque psoriasis.
Glenmark Pharma manufactures Sorvate Ointment.
Detailed information related to Sorvate Ointment's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Sorvate Ointment Uses

Sorvate Ointment is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Sorvate Ointment Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Sorvate Ointment improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
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Sorvate Ointment - Composition and Active Ingredients

Sorvate Ointment is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Sorvate Ointment - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Sorvate Ointment. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 1
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Sorvate Ointment - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Sorvate Ointment, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • do not apply to the eyes, lips, or facial skin
  • do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
  • wash your hands before and after applying Sorvate Ointment. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
  • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Sorvate Ointment. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
  • applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
  • avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.
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Sorvate Ointment - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Sorvate Ointment may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Sorvate Ointment may interact with the following drugs and products:
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Sorvate Ointment - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Sorvate Ointment is a contraindication. In addition, Sorvate Ointment should not be used if you have the following conditions:
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Where to Buy Sorvate Ointment

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Sorvate Ointment - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Sorvate Ointment safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    References: 1
  • Is Sorvate Ointment safe while breastfeeding?
    Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    References: 1
  • Can Sorvate Ointment be used for plaque psoriasis and vitamin d deficiency?
    Yes, plaque psoriasis and vitamin d deficiency are among the most common reported uses for Sorvate Ointment. Please do not use Sorvate Ointment for plaque psoriasis and vitamin d deficiency without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Sorvate Ointment.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Sorvate Ointment medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Sorvate Ointment. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Sorvate Ointment

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 2, 3, 4, 5

Overdosage of Sorvate Ointment

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Sorvate Ointment, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 6, 7, 8

Storage of Sorvate Ointment

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Sorvate Ointment.
References: 9, 10, 11, 12

Expired Sorvate Ointment

  • Taking a single dose of expired Sorvate Ointment is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 13, 14

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Questions - Sorvate Ointment

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Sorvate Ointment - Packages and Strengths

Sorvate Ointment is available in the following packages and strengths
Sorvate Ointment - Packages: 20GM Ointment, 20 gm

Sorvate Ointment - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Sorvate Ointment - Demographic Information


  1. DailyMed LABEL: CALCITRIOL- calcitriol ointment - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
  2. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
  3. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  4. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  5. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
  6. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  7. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  10. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  11. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  12. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  13. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  14. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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