Generic Medicine Info
Acute pustular psoriasis or inflamed skin.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ fair skin. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling Avoid eye contact and on sensitive skin area.
Adverse Reactions
Burning sensation esp on perilesional skin, temporary staining of skin and hair; skin irritation and/or warmth feeling on application site.
Drug Interactions
May enhance the effect of photosensitising drugs. Propylene glycol-containing drugs may oxidise or inactivate dithranol. Withdrawal of long term steroids in psoriasis may cause rebound phenomenon.
ATC Classification
D05AC01 - dithranol ; Belongs to the class of topical antracen derivative agent used in the treatment of psoriasis.
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