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Drug Name:

DRITHO-CREME Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Anthralin 1%; crm, contains salicylic and ascorbic acid.

Company:
Summers Laboratories

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for DRITHO-CREME:

Quiescent or chronic psoriasis.

Adult:

Initially apply once daily (5–10 minutes contact time) for at least one week; may increase contact time to 20–30 minutes before washing off. Treat until skin is entirely clear. Individualize. For skin: use sparingly. For scalp: wash and rinse hair.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Acute psoriatic eruptions.

Warnings/Precautions:

Renal disease. Avoid eyes, mucous membranes, folds and creases of the skin. Apply cautiously on intertriginous skin areas. Restrict application to psoriatic lesions. Discontinue if sensitization or excessive irritation develops. May stain fabrics; avoid. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Antipsoriatic.

Adverse Reactions:

Possible contact allergic reactions, severe irritation, discolored hair or fingernails.

How Supplied:

Crm—50g

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