Treating a certain type of psoriasis (psoriasis vulgaris). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Taclonex ointment is a combination topical corticosteroid and an agent that is similar to vitamin D. Exactly how it works to treat psoriasis is unknown.
Taclonex is made up of a combination calcipotriene and betamethasone. It is healthy to know that betamethasone is actually a topical corticosteroid. Taclonex is responsible for relieving itching, reducing the swelling and constricts the body's blood vessels. Calcipotriene, which is essentially in Vitamin D form, reduces the rate at which the skin produces cells.