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Anthralin

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Inhibits monocyte pro inflammatory activity and induces extracellular generation of oxygen free radicalsT
Oxygen free radicals -> irritationT
Repeated application of anthralin is not subject to toleranceF, - after repeated application, there is less irritation
Anti langerhan's cell effectsT
Natural product is Chrysarobin from the araroba treeT
Most commonly used in psoriasis, esp in combination with UVBT
No problems with staining or irritancyF
ICD, staining of clothing, skin, hair and nails are uncommon S/EF, common adverse reactions
Starting concentrations are usually 0.1% to 0.25%T
Contact time is built up to 10 minutessF, up to 1 hour
Cat XF C
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