Scientific Name: Anthralin
Brand Name: Drithocreme, Zithranol, Zithranol-RR
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Anthralin inhibits the proliferation of keratinocytes (epidermal skin cells) , prevents the action of T-cells, and promotes cell differentiation, likely through mitochondrial dysfunction. In addition, the production of free radicals may contribute to its anti-psoriatic effect
Description of the Drug: Anthralin is an anthracene used to treat stable plaque psoriasis.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from