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Anthra-Derm



USES: This medication is used for the treatment of long-term psoriasis. It is not meant to be used for a severe outbreak of psoriasis. Do not use this drug if the skin is inflamed or irritated.

 
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Anthra-Derm

Uses
This medication is used for the treatment of long-term psoriasis. It is not meant to be used for a severe outbreak of psoriasis. Do not use this drug if the skin is inflamed or irritated.
Notes
  • This medication is also available in lotion form for use specifically on the scalp.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Discard unused medication after expiration date on the container.


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How To Use
  • HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: Follow all doctor and pharmacist directions exactly.
  • Learn how to apply the medicine, how long to leave it in scalp and how to avoid staining.
  • This medication is for use on the scalp and/or skin.
  • Apply this medication using plastic gloves since fingernails may become discolored.
  • Apply thin layer to the psoriasis lesion.
  • Avoid the normal skin or scalp.
  • Rub in well.
  • For the scalp: wash hair first with a shampoo to remove loose scales.
  • Rinse off the shampoo then apply medicine as directed only on the psoriasis area.
  • Avoid contact with the eyes.
  • At the end of the contact period (usually starts as 15-30 minutes per treatment) remove the drug by rinsing/shampooing scalp or washing, taking a bath or shower to remove any drug from skin.
  • Wash hands after using this medicine.
  • Treatment is usually continued until the affected area is entirely clear.
  • The drug strength may be gradually increased depending on your response and tolerance.

Side Effects
  • Redness or irritation may occur temporarily.
  • If these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor.
  • Report promptly any increase soreness of lesions or spread of psoriasis.
  • Very unlikely but notify your doctor if you develop a skin rash, burning, inflammation or swelling of the area where the medication is applied.
  • These may be signs of an allergic reaction.
  • This medication may temporarily discolor fingernails or discolor gray/white hair and stain skin and fabrics.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor if you have any pre-existing kidney disease or allergies.
  • Do not allow the drug to come in contact with eyes, mucous membranes (e.g., lips, mouth), or genital area.
  • Caution is advised when applying on the areas between toes and fingers, on the face or in skin folds.
  • To prevent staining clothing or bed linen, protective dressing may be useful.
  • To prevent staining of the tub or shower (after washing off the medicine), rinse tub/shower with lukewarm water.
  • Then use a cleanser to remove any deposits left on the surface.
  • This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • It is not known if this medication is excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, apply it as soon as remembered; If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take especially any skin products or shampoos you use for psoriasis or any corticosteroids (e.g., triamcinolone, amcinonide creams).
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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