Side Effects

Safety and Side Effects


Side effects of SORILUX Foam were similar to placebo


In clinical studies, SORILUX Foam was well tolerated. And side effects were similar to
placebo—which was a foam with no medication in it.

The most common side effects people may experience are:

Pain (3%)

Redness (2%)

The incidence of these side effects was similar between body and scalp.

These are not all of the possible side effects of SORILUX Foam

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information about side effects and how to treat them.

SORILUX Foam takes time to work, so hang in there. In clinical trials, improvement was noticeable after 2 weeks of treatment.


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SORILUX Foam is indicated for the topical treatment of plaque psoriasis of the scalp and body in adults and pediatric patients 4 years and older.

For more information, please see full Prescribing Information and Patient Information Leaflet

Important Safety Information

  • Do not use SORILUX Foam if you have been told by your doctor that you have a high level of calcium in your blood (hypercalcemia). The medicine in SORILUX Foam has been shown to cause hypercalcemia. If hypercalcemia occurs, stop using SORILUX Foam until calcium levels return to normal.
  • SORILUX Foam is flammable. Avoid fire, flame, or smoking during and right after you apply SORILUX Foam to your skin.
  • SORILUX Foam is for use on the skin only. Do not get SORILUX Foam on your face or in your eyes, mouth, or vagina.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. It is not known if SORILUX Foam can harm your unborn baby.
  • The most common side effects of SORILUX Foam are redness and pain of the treated skin areas.
  • Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding. It is not known if SORILUX Foam passes into breast milk. Do not apply SORILUX Foam to the chest areas if you are breastfeeding a baby. This will help to prevent the baby from accidentally getting SORILUX Foam into his/her mouth.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions.

Medical Information & Adverse Drug Events Reporting

To report a suspected adverse reaction from one of our products, please contact Mayne Pharma at 1-844-825-8500 or the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or