Anthralin topical Side Effects

Not all side effects for anthralin topical may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

Applies to anthralin topical: topical cream, topical ointment, topical paste, topical shampoo

Anthralin has been shown to cause tumors in animals. However, there have been no reports of anthralin causing tumors in humans.

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by anthralin topical. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking anthralin topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

More common
  • Redness or other skin irritation of treated or uninvolved skin not present before use of this medicine
Rare
  • Skin rash

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