Active Ingredient(s): Anthralin
Category: Skin Care

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... [wikipedia]

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