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Medications for Inflammatory Conditions

Drugs associated with Inflammatory Conditions

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Inflammatory Conditions: Inflammation is a localized protective response resulting from injury or destruction of tissues.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
meloxicam Off Label Rx C N X 98 reviews
6.0

Generic name: meloxicam systemic

Drug class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack Rx C N 7 reviews
8.0

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
prednisone Rx C N 69 reviews
7.0

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Brand names:  Rayos, Sterapred, Prednicot, Sterapred DS

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
methylprednisolone Rx C N 83 reviews
7.0

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Brand names:  MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack, Medrol Dosepak, Depo-Medrol, Solu-Medrol, Medrol, A-Methapred, Methylpred DP

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Medrol Dosepak Rx C N 5 reviews
9.0

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Depo-Medrol Rx C N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
prednisolone Rx C N 8 reviews
5.0

Generic name: prednisolone systemic

Brand names:  Prelone, Orapred, Millipred, PediaPred, AsmalPred Plus, Bubbli-Pred, Cotolone, Flo-Pred, Millipred DP, Orapred ODT, Veripred 20

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Celestone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: betamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Decadron Rx C N 6 reviews
2.0

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Dexamethasone Intensol Rx C N 1 review
10

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Solu-Medrol Rx C N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
dexamethasone Rx C N 26 reviews
6.0

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Brand names:  Decadron, Dexamethasone Intensol, Baycadron, Dexpak Taperpak, De-Sone LA, Dexacen-4, Dexasone, Dexasone LA, Solurex, Solurex LA, Zema Pak

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Medrol Rx C N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
betamethasone Rx C N 1 review Add

Generic name: betamethasone systemic

Brand names:  Celestone, Celestone Soluspan

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
hydrocortisone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone systemic

Brand names:  Cortef, Hydrocortone, Solu-Cortef, A-Hydrocort

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Prelone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: prednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Rayos Rx C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Sterapred Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Cortef Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Tolectin Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: tolmetin systemic

Drug class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Hydrocortone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Prednicot Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Sterapred DS Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Celestone Soluspan Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: betamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Orapred Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: prednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Alternative treatments for Inflammatory Conditions

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Inflammatory Conditions. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Inflammatory Conditions.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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