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Medications for Dandruff

Drugs associated with Dandruff

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

What is Dandruff: Dandruff is an increase in the shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
ketoconazole Rx/OTC C N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Brand names:  Nizoral A-D, Nizoral Topical, Ketodan, Extina, Xolegel, Kuric, Nizoral Shampoo

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
Nizoral A-D Rx/OTC C N 1 review
10

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Nizoral Topical Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
pyrithione zinc OTC N N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: pyrithione zinc topical

Brand names:  Beta Med, Dermazinc, Selsun Blue Conditioner, DHS Zinc, Zincon

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: side effects

 
Ketodan Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Beta Med OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: pyrithione zinc topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: side effects

 
Carmol Scalp Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical

Drug class: topical antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Dermazinc OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: pyrithione zinc topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: side effects

 
Selsun Blue Conditioner OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: pyrithione zinc topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: side effects

 
Extina Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Xolegel Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
sulfacetamide sodium / urea Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical

Brand names:  Carmol Scalp, Carmol Scalp Treatment, Carmol Scalp Treatment Kit, Rosula NS

Drug class: topical antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
salicylic acid / sulfur OTC N N 1 review Add

Generic name: salicylic acid / sulfur topical

Brand names:  Sebulex, Pernox, Fostex Medicated, Fostex Medicated Cleansing Cream, SAStid, Meted

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Carmol Scalp Treatment Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical

Drug class: topical antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Carmol Scalp Treatment Kit Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical

Drug class: topical antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Kuric Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Sebulex OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: salicylic acid / sulfur topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
DHS Zinc OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: pyrithione zinc topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: side effects

 
Zincon OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: pyrithione zinc topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: side effects

 
Nizoral Shampoo Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Pernox OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: salicylic acid / sulfur topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Fostex Medicated OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: salicylic acid / sulfur topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Fostex Medicated Cleansing Cream OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: salicylic acid / sulfur topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Rosula NS Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical

Drug class: topical antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
SAStid OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: salicylic acid / sulfur topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
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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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