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a stimulant laxative. Products containing danthron are no longer available in the United States since it was found to be carcinogenic in animal models.
danthronDantron, a stimulant laxative. A brand name is Capsuvac.
a by-product of the dye industry used as a purgative, especially in horses. Called also dihydroxyanthraquinone. Veterinary practice with horses has veered away from these relatively violent purges and depends on mineral oil or liquid paraffin to treat constipation.