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Medications for Dermatitis

What is Dermatitis:  Inflammation of the skin.

Medications to treat Dermatitis

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
triamcinolone C N 15 reviews
8.0

Generic name: triamcinolone topical

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

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
clobetasol C N 19 reviews
9.0

Generic name: clobetasol topical

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

 
betamethasone C N 8 reviews
9.0

Generic name: betamethasone topical

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

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
hydrocortisone C N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Brand names:  Cortizone-10, Westcort, Cortaid, Locoid, Locoid Lipocream, Hytone, Ala-Cort, Ala-Scalp, Ala-Scalp HP, Aquanil HC, Beta HC, Bioelements Immediate Comfort, Caldecort, Cetacort, Corticaine, Cortizone-5, Cotacort, Dermarest Plus Anti-Itch, Dermasorb HC, Dermtex HC, Gly-Cort, Instacort, Itch-X Lotion, Keratol HC, Lacticare-HC, MiCort-HC, NuCort, Nutracort, Pandel, Pediaderm HC, Recort Plus, Sarnol-HC, Scalacort, Scalp-Cort, Texacort, U-Cort

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
fluocinonide C N 10 reviews
9.0

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

 
triamcinolone C N 3 reviews
10

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Brand name:  Kenalog-40

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
desonide C N 8 reviews
8.0

Generic name: desonide topical

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

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
mometasone C N 6 reviews
7.0

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

 
prednisolone C N 7 reviews
7.0

Generic name: prednisolone systemic

Brand names:  Prelone, Millipred, Millipred DP, Orapred ODT, PediaPred, Veripred 20

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
fluocinolone C N 4 reviews
8.0

Generic name: fluocinolone topical

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

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
desoximetasone C N 1 review
9.0

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 C N Add review Rate

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

 
hydrocortisone / pramoxine C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical

Brand names:  Analpram-HC, Pramosone, Proctofoam HC, Analpram E, Epifoam, HC Pram, Novacort, Pramosone E

Drug class: anorectal preparations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
camphor / menthol N N Add review Rate

Generic name: camphor / menthol topical

Brand names:  Sarna, Men-phor, Berri-Freez, DermaSarra, Fast Freeze, Freeze It, Tiger Balm, Tiger Balm Pain Relieving Patch

Drug class: topical rubefacient

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
alclometasone C N Add review Rate

Generic name: alclometasone topical

Brand name:  Aclovate

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
clocortolone C N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: clocortolone topical

Brand name:  Cloderm

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
doxepin B N X 1 review
1.0

Generic name: doxepin topical

Brand names:  Prudoxin, Zonalon

Drug class: topical antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
halobetasol C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: halobetasol topical

Brand names:  Ultravate, Halonate

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
amcinonide C N 1 review
10

Generic name: amcinonide topical

Brand name:  Cyclocort

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
bacitracin / hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b C N Add review Rate

Generic name: bacitracin / hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b topical

Brand name:  Cortisporin Ointment

Drug class: topical steroids with anti-infectives

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
coal tar C N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: coal tar topical

Brand names:  Neutrogena T / Gel, Balnetar, Betatar Gel, Cutar, Denorex Therapeutic Protection, DHS Tar Shampoo, Doak Tar, Elta Tar, Estar, Fototar, Ionil T, Ionil T Plus, Medotar, MG217 Medicated Tar, Neutrogena T / Derm, Oxipor VHC, Psoriasin, Psorigel, Scytera, Tarsum, Tegrin Medicated, Theraplex T

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
flurandrenolide C N 1 review
4.0

Generic name: flurandrenolide topical

Brand names:  Cordran, Cordran Tape, Cordran SP, Nolix

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
hydrocortisone / iodoquinol C N Add review Rate

Generic name: hydrocortisone / iodoquinol topical

Brand names:  Dermazene, Vytone

Drug class: topical steroids with anti-infectives

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
sodium hyaluronate N N 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: sodium hyaluronate topical

Brand names:  Bionect, Hylira, RadiaPlexRx, Xclair

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
aloe vera / hydrocortisone / iodoquinol C N 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: aloe vera / hydrocortisone / iodoquinol topical

Brand name:  Alcortin A

Drug class: topical steroids with anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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Topics under Dermatitis

Alternative treatments for Dermatitis

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