What is Anthralin (dithranol) topical?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Micanol


Anthralin topical is used to treat psoriasis and other skin conditions. A latex glove should be worn while applying the medication to the affected areas of your skin.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Anthralin (dithranol) topical

Side effect Patients Percentage
Itchy scalp 1
Rashes (redness, swelling) 1

Why patients stopped taking Anthralin (dithranol) topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Anthralin (dithranol) topical


Stopped taking Anthralin (dithranol) topical

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Anthralin (dithranol) topical.