Zithranol Side Effects
Generic name: anthralin topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about anthralin topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Zithranol.
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.
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, anthralin topical (the active ingredient contained in Zithranol) 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:
- Redness or other skin irritation of treated or uninvolved skin not present before use of this medicine
- Skin rash
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.