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Medications for Dermatitis

Inflammation of the skin.

Drugs used to treat Dermatitis

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

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
triamcinolone 7.9 20 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: triamcinolone topical

Brand names:  Kenalog, Aristocort A, Aristocort R, Cinolar, Dermasorb TA, Juulissa Pharmapak, Trianex, Triderm, Tritocin …show all

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

clobetasol 9.4 22 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: clobetasol topical

Brand names:  Clobex, Dermovate, Temovate, Clobevate, Clodan, Cormax, Cormax Scalp, Embeline, Embeline E, Impeklo, Olux, Olux-E, Tovet …show all

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

triamcinolone 8.2 5 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Brand name:  Kenalog-40

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

betamethasone 8.7 12 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Brand names:  Diprolene, Betnovate, Beta-Val, Luxiq, Diprolene AF …show all

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

hydrocortisone 5.7 7 reviews
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Brand names:  Cortizone-10, Locoid Lipocream, Ala-Cort, Ala-Scalp, Ala-Scalp HP, Aquanil HC, Aquax-H, Beta HC, Bioelements Immediate Comfort, Caldecort, Cortizone-5, Dermarest Plus Anti-Itch, Dermtex HC, Itch-X Lotion, Locoid, NuCort, Pandel, Sarnol-HC, Texacort, U-Cort …show all

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

fluocinonide 9.2 11 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: fluocinonide topical

Brand names:  Fluocinonide-E, Vanos

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

desonide 8.7 11 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: desonide topical

Brand names:  Desonate, DesOwen, Verdeso, DesRx, LoKara …show all

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

mometasone 6.9 9 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: mometasone topical

Brand name:  Elocon

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

fluocinolone 8.3 4 reviews
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: fluocinolone topical

Brand names:  Derma-Smoothe / FS (Scalp), Synalar, Capex, Derma-Smoothe / FS, Synalar Ointment …show all

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Kenalog 10 2 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: triamcinolone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

prednisolone 7.7 7 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: prednisolone systemic

Brand names:  Millipred, Millipred DP, Orapred ODT, PediaPred …show all

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Clobex 10 2 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: clobetasol topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Elocon 9.3 4 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: mometasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

desoximetasone 5.0 2 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: desoximetasone topical

Brand name:  Topicort

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Diprolene 0.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

fluticasone Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: fluticasone topical

Brand names:  Beser, Cutivate

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Kenalog-40 5.5 2 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Beser Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: fluticasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Betnovate Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Cortizone-10 Rate Add review
OTC C N

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Cutivate Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: fluticasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Aristocort A 10 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: triamcinolone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Fluocinonide-E Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: fluocinonide topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Locoid Lipocream 10 2 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Topicort Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: desoximetasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription only.
OTC Over-the-counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over-the-counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
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 (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
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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