First Known Use of calcipotriene
Medical Definition of calcipotriene
: a drug C27H40O3 that is a synthetic analog of vitamin D3 and is used topically to treat psoriasis An ointment containing the combination of betamethasone dipropionate and calcipotriene has proved superior to either of its individual components when applied once daily.—Mark Lebwohl, ACP Medicine, September 2006—called also calcipotriol
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