Category: Skin Care

Anthralin Overview

Dithranol (INN) or anthralin (USAN and former BAN) is a hydroxyanthrone, anthracene derivative, medicine applied to the skin of people with psoriasis. It is available as creams, ointment or pastes in 0.1 to 2% strengths (Drithocreme, Dithrocream, Zithranol-RR, Micanol, Psorlin, Dritho-Scalp, Anthraforte, Anthranol and Anthrascalp). The terms dithranol and anthralin are sometimes used synonymously. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Side effects 3 Pharmacology 4 References 5 Further reading Med...

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## i am dermatologist working in Pakistan, it is new drug for me, still mechanisum of action in not cleared, i want to know in which inddication to be used and for how many days or weeks to be used, ## is there any drug in pakistan that contains Anthralin? if any plz let me know. {edited for privacy}


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Cream: 0.5%, 1%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Anthralin: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 11086-037 Dritho-creme 1 g/100g Topical Cream by Summers Laboratories Inc
  • 42783-101 Zithranol-rr .012 g/g Topical Cream by Elorac Inc.
  • 42783-111 Zithranol 1 g/100g Topical Shampoo by Elorac Inc.

Other drugs which contain Anthralin or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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