Last update: Aug. 12, 2014

Anthralin

Low Risk for breastfeeding


Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Avoid using it on the breast or cleanse thoroughly before nursing.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Anthralin.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

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Tradenames

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Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. 100 %
Molecular weight 226 daltons

References

  1. Anthralin Data Sheet 2007 Full text (in our servers)
  2. WHO / UNICEF. BREASTFEEDING AND MATERNAL MEDICATION Recommendations for Drugs in the Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs. Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (WHO/UNICEF) 2002 Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  3. Ditranol Ficha técnica 1996 Full text (in our servers)
  4. Goodfield MJ, Hull SM, Cunliffe WJ. The systemic effect of dithranol treatment in psoriasis. Acta Derm Venereol. 1994 Abstract
  5. Wiegrebe W, Retzow A, Plumier E, Ersoy N, Garbe A, Faro HP, Kunert R. Dermal absorption and metabolism of the antipsoriatic drug dithranol triacetate. Arzneimittelforschung. 1984 Abstract
  6. Selim MM, Goldberg LH, Schaefer H, Bishop SC, Farber EM. Penetration studies of topical anthralin. Br J Dermatol. 1981 Abstract
  7. Schalla W, Bauer E, Schaefer H. Skin permeability of anthralin. Br J Dermatol. 1981 Abstract

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