Important: SORILUX Foam is for use on the skin only (topical use). Do not use SORILUX Foam in your mouth,
eyes, or vagina.
What is SORILUX Foam?
SORILUX Foam is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) to treat plaque psoriasis of the scalp and
body in people 12 years and older.
It is not known if SORILUX Foam is safe and effective in people under 12 years old.
Do not use SORILUX Foam if you have been told by your healthcare provider that you have a high level of calcium
in your blood (hypercalcemia).
Before using SORILUX Foam, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if
- are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. It is not known if SORILUX Foam will harm your unborn
- are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if SORILUX Foam passes into your breast milk.
Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby during treatment with SORILUX Foam.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter
medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of your medicines with you to show your healthcare provider and
pharmacist when you get a new medicine.
How should I use SORILUX Foam?
- Use SORILUX Foam exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to use it. See the detailed “Instructions
for Use” at the end of this leaflet for directions about how to apply SORILUX Foam the right away.
- SORILUX Foam is usually applied to the affected skin areas 2 times each day.
- For your scalp, apply SORILUX Foam when your hair is dry.
- Talk with your healthcare provider if your skin does not improve after 8 weeks of treatment with SORILUX
- Wash your hands after applying SORILUX Foam unless you are using the medicine to treat your hands.
What should I avoid while using SORILUX Foam?
- SORILUX Foam is flammable. Avoid fire, flame, and smoking during and right after you apply SORILUX Foam.
- Avoid getting SORILUX Foam on your face or in or near your eyes. If SORILUX Foam gets on your face or in
your eyes, rinse well with water.
What are the possible side effects of SORILUX Foam?
SORILUX Foam may cause serious side effects, including:
- Too much calcium in your blood. Your healthcare provider may tell you to stop using SORILUX Foam until
your calcium levels become normal.
The most common side effects of SORILUX Foam include redness and pain of the treated skin areas.
These are not all the possible side effects of SORILUX Foam.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
You may also report side effects to Mayne Pharma at 1-844-825-8500.
How should I store SORILUX Foam?
- Store SORILUX Foam at room temperature, between 68°F to 77°F (20C° to 25°C).
- Do not store SORILUX Foam in the refrigerator or freezer.
- Do not expose SORILUX Foam to heat or store at temperatures above 120°F (49°C).
- Do not puncture or burn the SORILUX Foam can.
Keep SORILUX Foam and all medicines out of the reach of children.
General Information about the safe and effective use of SORILUX Foam.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Patient Information leaflet. Do
not use SORILUX Foam for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give SORILUX Foam to other
people even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them. You can ask your healthcare provider
or pharmacist for information about SORILUX Foam that is written for health professionals.
What are the ingredients in SORILUX Foam?
Active ingredient: calcipotriene
Inactive ingredients: cetyl alcohol, dibasic sodium phosphate, dl-α-tocopherol, edetate disodium, isopropyl
myristate, light mineral oil, polyoxyl 20 cetostearyl ether, propylene glycol, purified water, stearyl alcohol, and
white petrolatum. The foam is dispensed from an aluminum can pressurized with a hydrocarbon (propane/nbutane/
Instructions for Use
Read this Instructions for Use before you start using SORILUX Foam and each time you get a refill. There may be new
information. This information does not take the place of talking with your healthcare provider about your medical
condition or treatment.
- SORILUX Foam is for use on the skin only (topical use). Do not use SORILUX Foam in your mouth, eyes, or
- Avoid getting SORILUX Foam on your face or in your eyes. If you accidentally get SORILUX Foam on your
face or in your eyes, rinse well with water.
How to apply SORILUX Foam to your body:
Follow your healthcare providers instructions on how much SORILUX Foam to use and where to use it. Wash your
hands after applying SORILUX Foam unless you are treating areas on your hands.
Step 1. Before applying SORILUX Foam for the first time, break the tiny plastic piece at the base of the can’s rim by
gently pushing back (away from the piece) on the nozzle. See Figure A.
Step 2: Shake the can of SORILUX Foam before use. See Figure B.
Step 3: Turn the can of SORILUX Foam upside down and press the nozzle. See Figure C.
Step 4. Dispense a small amount of SORILUX Foam into the palm of your hand. See Figure D.
Step 5. Use enough SORILUX Foam to cover the affected area with a thin layer. Gently rub the foam into the
affected area until it disappears into the skin. See Figures E and F
How to apply SORILUX Foam to your scalp:
Step 6. Apply SORILUX Foam to your scalp when your hair is dry. Part your hair and apply directly on the affected
area. See Figure G. Wash your hands after applying SORILUX Foam.
This Instructions for Use has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.