Anthralin ( Dithranol ) - @ - Anti-psoriatic AgentsDrug Name:
Anthralin ( Dithranol ) - @ - Anti-psoriatic Agents
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Dosages/ Overdosage Etc
Interaction with Food
Pregnancy and lactation
Increased risk of inflammation with concurrent use of topical steroids in large amonts.
Psoriasis Ringworm Corns
Inflammation and irritation if applied to normal skin, hypersensitivity, purple brown staining of skin.
Psoriasis of face and flexures, neonates.
Dosages/ Overdosage Etc:
Dosage: Appy as a thin layer to the affected areas.
Pharmacology: Anthralin reduces the miotic rate; in vitro evidence suggests that antralins antimiotic effect result from inhibition of DNA synthesis.
Interaction with Food:
Pregnancy and lactation:
Pregnancy: Not Known whether antralin can cause fetal harm. Administer only if needed.
Lactation: Administer with caution Children: Safety and efficacy have not been established.