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Medications for Atopic Dermatitis

Drugs associated with Atopic Dermatitis

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

What is Atopic Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin, characterized by an inherited tendency to develop other allergic conditions. It is often referred to as a type of eczema.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
triamcinolone Rx C N 7 reviews
9.0

Generic name: triamcinolone topical

Brand names:  Kenalog, Cinolar, Triacet, Trianex, Triderm, Aristocort A, Aristocort R, Pediaderm TA

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Protopic Rx C N 17 reviews
8.0

Generic name: tacrolimus topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
clobetasol Rx C N 12 reviews
9.0

Generic name: clobetasol topical

Brand names:  Clobex, Temovate, Dermovate, Olux, Clobevate, Clodan, Cormax, Cormax Scalp, Embeline, Embeline E, Olux-E, Olux / Olux-E Kit, Temovate E

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Clobex Rx C N 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: clobetasol topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Elidel Rx C N 6 reviews
8.0

Generic name: pimecrolimus topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
betamethasone Rx C N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Brand names:  Diprolene, Betnovate, Beta-Val, Diprosone, Luxiq, Valisone, Alphatrex, Betacort, Betamethacot, Del-Beta, Diprolene AF

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Elocon Rx C N 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: mometasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
fluocinonide Rx C N 4 reviews
7.0

Generic name: fluocinonide topical

Brand names:  Fluocinonide-E, Vanos

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
prednisone Rx C N Add review
10

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Brand names:  Prednicot, Sterapred, Sterapred DS

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Topicort Rx C N 1 review
10

Generic name: desoximetasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
hydrocortisone Rx/OTC C N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Brand names:  Anucort-HC, Westcort, Proctosol-HC, Proctozone HC, Cortizone-10, Locoid Lipocream, Ala-Cort, Cortaid Maximum Strength, Locoid, Ala-Scalp HP, Anumed-HC, Aqua Glycolic HC, Aquanil HC, Beta HC, Bioelements Immediate Comfort, Caldecort, Cetacort, Cortaid, Corticaine, Cortizone-5, Cortizone-10 Anal Itch Cream, Cotacort, Dermarest Plus Anti-Itch, Dermasorb HC, Dermtex HC, Gly-Cort, Gynecort Maximum Strength, Hemorrhoidal HC, Hemril-30, Hemril-HC Uniserts, Hydrocortisone with Aloe, Hytone, Instacort, Itch-X Lotion, Keratol HC, Lacticare-HC, Nutracort, Pandel, Pediaderm HC, Procto-Kit 1%, Procto-Kit 2.5%, Procto-Med HC, Procto-Pak 1%, ProctoCare-HC, Proctocort, Proctocream-HC, Proctosert HC, Proctozone-H, Recort Plus, Rectasol-HC, Sarnol-HC, Scalacort, Scalp-Cort, Scalpicin, Texacort, U-Cort

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Kenalog Rx C N 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: triamcinolone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Medrol Dosepak Rx C N 1 review
10

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
mometasone Rx C N 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: mometasone topical

Brand name:  Elocon

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
fluocinolone Rx/OTC C N 1 review
10

Generic name: fluocinolone topical

Brand names:  Synalar, Capex, Derma-Smoothe / FS, Derma-Smoothe / FS (Scalp), Flurosyn, Synalar Ointment, Synalar TS

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
desonide Rx C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: desonide topical

Brand names:  Desonate, Verdeso, DesOwen, Tridesilon, LoKara

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
desoximetasone Rx C N 3 reviews
10

Generic name: desoximetasone topical

Brand name:  Topicort

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
fluticasone Rx C N 4 reviews
9.0

Generic name: fluticasone topical

Brand name:  Cutivate

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Anucort-HC Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Dexamethasone Intensol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Diprolene Rx C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
tacrolimus Rx C N 24 reviews
7.0

Generic name: tacrolimus topical

Brand name:  Protopic

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
Decadron Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
dexamethasone Rx C N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

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

 
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Alternative treatments for Atopic Dermatitis

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Atopic Dermatitis. 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 Atopic Dermatitis.

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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.

Synonym(s): Allergic Dermatitis; Contact Dermatitis; Dermatitis, Allergic; Dermatitis, Contact

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