Anthralin
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Anthralin?

(AN thra lin)

• This medicine is used to treat psoriasis.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• This medicine can stain fabric, flooring, painted surfaces, marble, granite, vinyl, and enamel.

• This medicine can stain fingernails, hair, and skin.

• Clean shower or tub immediately after use to prevent staining.

• Do not put coverings (bandages, dressings, make-up) over the area unless told to do so by healthcare provider.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Skin irritation.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local...

 
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