Anthralin was first taken from tree bark and found to effectively treat psoriasis, while topical nitrogen mustard has been used since 1959 for cutaneous T-cell lymphomas.
We believe anthralin works in an immunomodulatory fashion," Dr.
Inhibition of human monocyte functions by anthralin
Casaccio treats her psoriasis with light therapy, anthralin
and coal tar baths with the occasional use of topical steroids and Tazorac (tazarotene), a synthetic form of vitamin A.
Zithranol[TM]-RR provides an advanced delivery system for anthralin
achieving long remission times with no long-term side effects in a steroid-free, silky cream.
and Canadian marketing rights to Micanol(TM) (anthralin
) cream 1%, Bioglan's patented topical anthralin
product for the treatment of psoriasis.
Treatment includes topical corticosteroids, anthralin
(Anthra-Derm, Lasan), and ultraviolet light.
In addition, anthralin
cream or ointment, a synthetic, tar-like substance often used for psoriasis, can be applied once a day to bare patches of skin, with new hair growth possibly occurring in eight to 12 weeks.
has been used topically to treat psoriasis for at least 75 years and is regarded as a safe and effective treatment with one of the longest remission rates for any psoriasis medication.
Blended NovasomeR vesicles are particularly important in making cosmetically acceptable and stable preparations of water- immiscible material such as retinoic acid, its derivatives, and anthralin
The studies, which involved 51 patients, showed that IGI's NOVASOME- encapsulated anthralin
was preferred by patients in side-by-side testing against Anthraderm.
IGI presented human pre-FDA clinical data from the Psoriasis Research Institute in Palo Alto showing superior results and cosmetic preference with anthralin
encapsulated in Novasomes.