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Medications for Dermatitis

Drugs associated with Dermatitis

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

What is Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
triamcinolone Rx C N 14 reviews
9.0

Generic name: triamcinolone topical

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

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
clobetasol Rx C N 15 reviews
9.0

Generic name: clobetasol topical

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

 
betamethasone Rx C N 7 reviews
9.0

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Brand names:  Diprolene, Betnovate, Diprosone, Valisone, Luxiq, Alphatrex, Beta-Val, 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

 
fluocinonide Rx C N 8 reviews
8.0

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

 
hydrocortisone Rx/OTC C N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Brand names:  Anucort-HC, Cortizone-10, Proctozone HC, Westcort, Proctosol-HC, Cortaid, Locoid, Locoid Lipocream, Hydrocortisone with Aloe, Ala-Cort, Ala-Scalp, Ala-Scalp HP, Anumed-HC, Aqua Glycolic HC, Aquanil HC, Beta HC, Bioelements Immediate Comfort, Caldecort, Cetacort, Cortaid Maximum Strength, 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, 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

 
triamcinolone Rx 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 Rx C N 7 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 Rx C N 4 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

 
fluocinolone Rx/OTC C N 4 reviews
8.0

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

 
prednisolone Rx C N 6 reviews
7.0

Generic name: prednisolone systemic

Brand names:  Orapred, Prelone, Millipred, AsmalPred Plus, Bubbli-Pred, Cotolone, Flo-Pred, 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

 
desoximetasone Rx 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

 
camphor / menthol OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: camphor / menthol topical

Brand names:  Sarna, Berri-Freez, DermaSarra, Fast Freeze, Freeze It, Men-phor, Theraflu Vapor Stick, Tiger Balm

Drug class: topical rubefacient

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
fluticasone Rx C N Add review Add

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 Rx 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

 
alclometasone Rx C N Add review Add

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 Rx 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 Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: doxepin topical

Brand names:  Prudoxin, Zonalon

Drug class: topical antihistamines

For consumers: interactions, side effects

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

 
halobetasol Rx 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 Rx 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 Rx C N Add review Add

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 Rx/OTC C N 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: coal tar topical

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

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
fluocinolone / neomycin Rx N N Add review Add

Generic name: fluocinolone / neomycin topical

Brand name:  Neo-Synalar

Drug class: topical steroids with anti-infectives

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
flurandrenolide Rx C N 1 review
4.0

Generic name: flurandrenolide topical

Brand names:  Cordran, Cordran SP, Cordran Tape

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
hydrocortisone / iodoquinol Rx C N Add review Add

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

 
aloe vera / hydrocortisone / iodoquinol Rx C N Add review Add

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 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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