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Dritho-Scalp Side Effects

Generic name: anthralin topical

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Mar 14, 2024.

Note: This document contains side effect information about anthralin topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Dritho-Scalp.

Applies to anthralin topical: topical cream, topical shampoo.

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

Serious side effects of Dritho-Scalp

Along with its needed effects, anthralin topical (the active ingredient contained in Dritho-Scalp) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking anthralin topical:

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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.