Dithrocream 1% 50g (DITHRANOL) is pale yellow/yellow cream which contains the active ingredient Dithranol 1%. It is used to treat sub-acute or chronic psoriasis. This type of psoriasis involves areas of raised, red patches of skin, covered with silvery scales (without any blistering or tenderness), the patches often occur on the elbows, knees, lower back and scalp. It helps to clear patches of psoriasis by restoring normal skin development.
Dithrocream 1% 50g (DITHRANOL) should be kept out of reach and sight of children. It should not be stored above 25 degrees celcius.
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When using Dithrocream 1% 50g (DITHRANOL) be sure to follow the doctors instructions and read the patient infromation leaflet before using. Wash your hands before and after each use.
The active ingredient in Dithrocream 1% 50g (DITHRANOL) is Dithranol 1% The other ingredients are white soft paraffin, cetostearyl alcohol, salicylic acid, ascorbic acid, sodium laurilsulfate, chlorocresol and purified water. Dithrocream 2% w/w also contains liquid paraffin.
Please read the patient information leaflet included before using the product.
Do not use Dithrocream 1% 50g (DITHRANOL) if you are allergic to any of its ingredients or for any skin condition other then the one(s) it has been prescribed for.
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine.
Stop using immediately and contact your doctor if you notice signs of an allergic reaction.
As with all medicines Dithrocream 1% 50g (DITHRANOL) can cause side effects, althougth not everybody gets them. All known side effects will be listed in thepatient information leaflet provided with the product. If you experience any of the side effects in the patient information leaflet or ones which are not listed in the patient information leaflet contact your doctor or pharmacist.