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Medications for Dermatological Disorders

Other names: Skin Conditions

About Dermatological Disorders

Conditions affecting the skin

Drugs used to treat Dermatological Disorders

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
betamethasone 9.7 13 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: betamethasone topical

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

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

clobetasol 10 4 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: clobetasol topical

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

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

triamcinolone 9.0 2 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Brand name:  Kenalog-10

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

betamethasone 8.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: betamethasone systemic

Brand name:  Celestone Soluspan

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

hydroquinone 4.0 7 reviews
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: hydroquinone topical

Brand names:  Melquin HP, Alera, EpiQuin Micro, Hydro-Q, Melamix, Melpaque HP, Nuquin HP, Alphaquin HP, AMBI Fade, Blanche, Complex HQ Plus, Esoterica, Esoterica Daytime, Esoterica Nighttime, Esoterica Sensitive Skin, Exuviance Intense Lightening Complex, Glytone Clarifying, Glytone Skin Lightening, LumaSilk, Lustra-Ultra, Melamin, Melamin-C, NeoStrata HQ Skin Lightening, Neova Complex HQ Plus, Obagi-C Rx System C-Therapy Night Cream, Obagi Condition and Enhance, Obagi C Rx System C Clarifying Serum, Obagi Skin Lightening Complex, Palmers Skin Success Eventone Fade, Recover Lightening Complex, Remergent HQ, Skin Lightening Complex, Skinprint Cleartone, SunVanish Cream …show all

Drug class: topical depigmenting agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

urea 9.8 11 reviews
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Brand names:  Aluvea, Atrac-Tain, Carmol, Hydro 35, Kera-42, Keralac, Kera Nail, Umecta PD, Ureacin-10, Ureacin-20, Urea Nail, Aqua Care, Aquaphilic with Urea, Carb-O-Philic / 10, CEM-Urea, Cerovel, Dermasorb XM, Epimide 50, Gordons Urea, Gormel, Gormel 10, Keratol 45, Nutraplus, Rea-Lo, Rea Lo 39, Rinnovi Nail System, Rynoderm, U-Kera, Ultra Mide, Umecta, Umecta Mousse, Umecta Nail Film, Uramaxin, Uramaxin TS, URE-39, URE-K, Urevaz, Utopic …show all

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

salicylic acid 8.9 8 reviews
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: salicylic acid topical

Brand names:  Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment, KeralytGel, Salex, Acnex, Aliclen, Bensal HP, DHS Salicylic Acid 3%, Durasal, Keralyt Shampoo, Salvax, Scalpicin Scalp Relief, Stri-Dex, Acnomel Acne Mask, Akurza, Clear Away Wart Removal System, DermalZone, Dr Scholl's Corn Removers, Dr Scholl's Zino Soft Corn Remover, Fostex, Freezeone One Step, Freezone, Freezone Corn Remover, Hydrisalic, Keralyt Scalp, Mosco Corn & Callus Remover, Neutrogena Healthy Scalp, P & S, Propa pH Acne Med Cleansing, Stridex Body Focus, Stridex Maximum Strength …show all

Drug class: topical acne agents, topical keratolytics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Kenalog-10 9.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Betnovate 10 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Diprolene Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Luxiq 9.5 3 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: salicylic acid topical

Drug class: topical acne agents, topical keratolytics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Analpram-HC Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical

Drug class: anorectal preparations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Beta-Val Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

hydrocortisone / pramoxine 8.0 2 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical

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

Drug class: anorectal preparations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

Celestone Soluspan Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: betamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Diprolene AF Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Pramosone 8.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical

Drug class: anorectal preparations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

silver 9.3 6 reviews
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: silver topical

Brand names:  SilvaSorb, Aceso Ag, Solox

Drug class: topical anti-infectives

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

Bionect Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: sodium hyaluronate topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

SilvaSorb 9.0 4 reviews
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: silver topical

Drug class: topical anti-infectives

For consumers: interactions, side effects

Aluvea Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Dermovate Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: clobetasol topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

KeralytGel Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: salicylic acid topical

Drug class: topical acne agents, topical keratolytics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Melquin HP 2.0 1 review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: hydroquinone topical

Drug class: topical depigmenting agents

For consumers: dosage, 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
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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