Dithranol

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D05AC01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001143-38-0

Chemical Formula

C14-H10-O3

Molecular Weight

226

Therapeutic Category

Antipsoriatic

Chemical Names

1,8-Dihydroxyanthranol

9(10H)-Anthracenone, 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 34)
  • Dithranol (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Dithranolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Anthramed
    Surya Dermato Medica, Indonesia
  • Dithrocream
    Dermal, United Kingdom; Dermal, Ireland; Dermal Laboratories, Israel
  • Micanol
    GP Pharma, United Kingdom; Link, Australia; Riemser, Austria; Riemser, Germany; Square, Bangladesh
  • Psoradexan (Dithranol and Urea)
    Almirall Hermal, Germany
  • Psoralon (Dithranol and Salicylic Acid)
    Almirall Hermal, Germany
  • Psorianol
    Hyperion, Romania

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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