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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Names


9(10H)-Antracenone, 1,8-dihydroxy-

Foreign Names

  • Dithranolum (Latin)
  • Dithranol (German)
  • Dithranol (French)
  • Ditranol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dithranol (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • Anthralin (IS)
  • Batidrol (IS)
  • Chrysodermol (IS)
  • Dioxyanthranol (IS)
  • Anthralin (PH: USP 37)
  • Dithranol (PH: BP 2015, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Dithranolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Anthramed
    Surya Dermato Medica Lab, Indonesia
  • Antralina (Dithranol and Salicylic Acid)
    Quifarma, Colombia
  • Dithrocream
    Dermal, United Kingdom; Dermal, Ireland; Dermal Laboratories, Israel
  • Micanol
    C S Portugal, Portugal; Riemser, Germany; Square, Bangladesh
  • Psoradexan (Dithranol and Urea)
    Almirall Hermal, Germany
  • Psoradexan forte (Dithranol and Urea)
    Almirall Hermal, Germany
  • Psoradexan mite (Dithranol and Urea)
    Almirall Hermal, Germany

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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