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Definition of the noun Anthralin

What does Anthralin mean as a name of something?


  1. See Dithranol.


Anthralin is a drug, drug ingredient, medical treatment.

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Google previewPsoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (2017)

by Tiziana M.

Anthralin: Anthralin is a synthetic substitute for a naturally occurring substance known as chrysarobin which was originally extracted from the bark of the araroba tree that is most common found in South America. The original natural substance ...

Google previewUnderstanding Medical Surgical Nursing (2015)

by Linda S Williams, Paula D Hopper

Anthralin is a substance extracted from coal tar that suppresses mitotic activity. The anthralin may be mixed with salicylic acid in a stiff paste. The patient must be closely observed because anthralin is a strong irritant and can cause chemical ...

Google previewEnvironmental Stressors in Health and Disease (2001)

by Jürgen Fuchs

Anthralin is a strong reductant that is readily oxidized by light, trace concentrations of metal ions, and oxygen. ROS such as singlet oxygen, superoxide anion, and the hydroxyl radical are formed as reaction intermediates during oxidation of ...

Google previewMedications and Mothers' Milk 2017 (2016)

by Dr. Thomas W. Hale, PhD, Dr. Hilary E. Rowe, PharmD

Trade: Alphodith, Anthra-Derm, Anthraforte, Anthranol, Anthrascalp, Dithranol, Dritho-Scalp, Drithocreme, Micanol Category: Antipsoriatic LRC: L3 - No Data- Probably Compatible Anthralin is a synthetic tar derivative used topically for ...

Google previewPharmacotherapy Principles and Practice (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Dithranol or Anthralin is a Hydroxyanthrone, anthracene derivative, medicine applied.

Google previewComprehensive Nursing Care (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Anthralin is a Hydroxyanthrone, anthracene derivative, medicine applied to the skin of people with psoriasis. It is available as creams, ointment or pastes in 0.1 to 2% strengths (Drithocreme, Dithrocream, ZithranolRR, Micanol, Psorlin, ...

Google previewDermatologic Nursing Essentials (2016)

A Core Curriculum by Noreen Nicol

Anthralin is an ancient effective treatment, but it is irritating and stains skin, clothing, and bedding so it is not used very often. (4) Tazarotene is a retinoid. It treats psoriasis by modulating keratinocyte differentiation and hyperproliferation, ...

Google previewClinical Dermatology (2009)

by Thomas P. Habif

Anthralin is a good choice for children. Topical immunotherapy. Topical immunotherapy with contact sensitizers is the most effective treatment for chronic, severe AA. The mechanism is not clear, but it probably has an immunomodulating effect.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Autoimmune Diseases (2003)

by Dana K. Cassell, Noel R. Rose

Yet another treatment is the application of anthralin cream or ointment. Anthralin is a synthetic, tarlike substance that ...

Google previewPharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice (2006)

A Practical Approach by Virginia Poole Arcangelo, Andrew M. Peterson

Anthralin is a good therapy if the patient has a limited number of lesions, but its use is time- consuming.

Google previewIntegrative Medicine (2012)

by David Rakel

Anthralin is a synthetic derivative of chrysarobin, which is found in Goa powder from the bark of the araroba tree of South America.46 The mechanism of action is not well understood, but it has been shown to inhibit cell growth and ...

Google previewLehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care (2014)

by Jacqueline Burchum, Laura Rosenthal

Anthralin is an older drug that is marketed in the United States; however, the FDA has not determined that it is safe and effective. Still, the drug is included in some psoriasis management guidelines, so you may have patients who are using this ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (2012)

by Sherry Torkos

Creams, ointments, and scalp treatments containing anthralin, coal tar, or salicylic acid are available over the counter or in specially made compounds in the pharmacy. Anthralin is a drug that has been used for decades for psoriasis. It helps ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

See anthralin. anthracite. See coal. anthragallic acid. See anthragallol. anthragallol. (1,2,3-trihydroxyanthraquinone; anthragallic acid). C6H4(CO)2C6H(OH)3. Tricyclic. Properties: Brown powder.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

stress, celiac disease* pathology Hair may have an 'exclamation mark' appearance management Intralesional glucocorticoids, topical immunotherapy, anthralin, biological response modifiers–eg, minoxidil prognosis Spontaneous remission ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

anthralin /an′′thrəlin/, a topical antipsoriatic prescribed in the treatment of psoriasis and chronic dermatitis. anthrax /an′′thraks/ [Gk, anthrax, coal, carbuncle], an acute infectious disease (reportable to public health officials) ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary For Health Care Practitioners(a) (2005)

by Dhirendra Verma

Amilriplyline Amoxapine Amoxicillin Amphotericinc B Ampicillin Amrinone Anisotropine Anthralin Asparaginase Astemizole Atenolol Auranofin Azathioprine Aziocillin Aztreonam Baclofen Benzonatate Bcnzquinamide Benzoropine mesylate ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Also known as anthralin. INDICATIONS It is prescribed in the treatment of psoriasis and chronic dermatitis. CONTRAINDICATIONS Renal dysfunction or known hypersensitivity ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, & Herbs (1999)

How They Are Best Used to Promote Health and Well Being by Nicola Reavley

Therapies for mild psoriasis include exposure to sunlight, coal tar medications, anthralin, and steroids; either topical, injected or oral. Other treatments include the drugs, methotrexate and cyclosporin; and medically supervised administration of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology: Volume 7 (1994)

High-Hazard Pollutants by Paul Cheremisinoff

Anthralin + 9 | Anthrarobin + 9 | Aurantio-obtusin - 91 Boletol - 9 | Carminic acid - 91 Catenarin + 9 | Chrysazin + 91 Chrysarobin + ...

Google previewBantam Medical Dictionary, Fifth Edition (2009)

by Laurence Urdang

anthralin n. a drug applied to the skin as a cream to treat psoriasis. ringworm infections. and other skin conditions. It may irritate ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Anthralin (mol wt 226) A topical antipsoriatic and antifungal agent. OH O OH ...


by Mr. M.P. Kabra

Anthralin: A medication ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Anthralin A synthetic hydrocarbon used as ointment to treat fungal ...

Google previewDictionary of Marine Natural Products with CD-ROM (2007)

by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro

Anthralin, USAN. Chrysanthranol. Cignolin.

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