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Medications for Conjunctivitis

What is Conjunctivitis:  Conjunctivitis is inflammation or infection of the membrane lining the eyelids (conjunctiva).

Compare drugs associated with Conjunctivitis

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

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Lotemax Rx C N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: loteprednol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Alrex Rx C N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: loteprednol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
sulfacetamide sodium Rx C N 5 reviews
8.0

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic

Brand names:  Bleph-10, Sulf-10, Isopto Cetamide, Ocusulf-10

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Zymar Rx C N 5 reviews
8.0

Generic name: gatifloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Alomide Rx B N Add review
2.0

Generic name: lodoxamide ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic antihistamines and decongestants

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
dexamethasone Rx C N 1 review
10

Generic name: dexamethasone ophthalmic

Brand names:  Maxidex, AK-Dex, Dexasol, Ocu-Dex

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
diclofenac Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: diclofenac ophthalmic

Brand name:  Voltaren Ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Maxidex Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
loteprednol Rx C N 3 reviews
4.0

Generic name: loteprednol ophthalmic

Brand names:  Lotemax, Alrex

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Zymaxid Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: gatifloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Voltaren Ophthalmic Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: diclofenac ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Bleph-10 Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
gatifloxacin Rx C N 5 reviews
8.0

Generic name: gatifloxacin ophthalmic

Brand names:  Zymar, Zymaxid

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
triamcinolone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Brand names:  Kenalog-40, Clinacort

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
AK-Dex Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Dexasol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Kenalog-40 Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
lodoxamide Rx B N Add review
2.0

Generic name: lodoxamide ophthalmic

Brand name:  Alomide

Drug class: ophthalmic antihistamines and decongestants

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
ceftriaxone Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: ceftriaxone systemic

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Clinacort Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Ocu-Dex Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Cortone Acetate Rx N N Add review Add

Generic name: cortisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
cortisone Rx N N Add review Add

Generic name: cortisone systemic

Brand name:  Cortone Acetate

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Sulf-10 Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Isopto Cetamide Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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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 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 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 in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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