Anthralin lotion

Sun Pharmaceutical | Anthralin lotion (Medication)


Anthralin lotion is used for the treatment of long-term psoriasis. Anthralin is a man-made version of a natural substance found in goa powder, which is from the araroba tree. It works by slowing down the growth of skin cells. This product does not contain a corticosteroid or coal tar. It is not meant to be used for a severe outbreak of psoriasis. Do not use this drug if the skin is inflamed or irritated.


Side Effect:

Anthralin Cream may be harmful if swallowed. If you may have taken Anthralin Cream by mouth, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.

Anthralin Cream may stain skin or hair. Temporary discoloration of hair and fingernails may occur while using Anthralin Cream, but can be minimized by carefully applying the medicine.



To prevent discoloration of the tub or shower, always rinse the tub or shower with lukewarm water right after washing or showering. Use a cleanser to remove any deposit on the surface of the tub or shower.

Use protective dressings while using Anthralin Cream to prevent staining of clothing and bed sheets unless instructed otherwise by your doctor. Staining of fabric may be permanent.

Contact with plastics and other materials may cause staining and should be avoided. ...