Dithranol

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  • Psoriasis

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Uses of Dithranol

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Dithranol is used in the treatment of:

  • Psoriasis

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Dithranol Brand Names

Dithranol may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Dithranol Drug Class

Dithranol is part of the drug class:

Dithranol Interactions

This is not a complete list of Dithranoldrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Dithranol Dosage

Take dithranol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Dithranol dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Dithranol is available in the following doses:

  • Anthralin Topical 0.1% Topical Cream
  • Anthralin Topical 0.1% Topical Ointment
  • Anthralin Topical 0.25% Topical Cream
  • Anthralin Topical 0.25% Topical Ointment
  • Anthralin Topical 0.5% Topical Cream
  • Anthralin Topical 0.5% Topical Ointment
  • Anthralin Topical 1% Topical Cream
  • Anthralin Topical 1% Topical Ointment
  • Anthralin Topical 1% Topical Shampoo
  • Anthralin Topical 1.2% Topical Cream
  • Anthralin Topical Compounding Powder

Forms of Medication

Dithranol is available in the following forms:

  • Medicated Shampoo
  • Medicated Shampoos
  • Paste
  • Topical Cream
  • Topical Gel
  • Topical Ointment