Drithocreme Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. If you experience excessive soreness or if the lesions spread, you may need to use the medicine less often or stop using the medicine and contact your doctor or health care professional.
This medicine may stain fabrics. This may be permanent so you should avoid getting this medicine on your clothes or linens. To prevent staining of the tub or shower, always rinse the tub or shower with lukewarm water after bathing and then use a suitable cleanser to remove any cream from the surface of the tub or shower.
This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths.
Common and Rare Side Effects
Anthralin has been shown to cause tumors in animals. However, there have been no reports of anthralin causing tumors in humans.
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:
Redness or other skin irritation of treated or uninvolved skin not present before use of this medicine
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.