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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 Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
betamethasone C N 11 reviews
9.0

Generic name: betamethasone topical

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

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

betamethasone C N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: betamethasone systemic

Brand name:  Celestone Soluspan

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

triamcinolone C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Brand name:  Kenalog-10

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

hydroquinone C N 6 reviews
3.0

Generic name: hydroquinone topical

Brand names:  Hydroquinone and Sunscreen, Aclaro, Melquin HP, Lustra, Eldoquin, Alera, Eldopaque, EpiQuin Micro, Melamix, Melpaque HP, Nuquin HP, Obagi C Rx System C Clarifying Serum, Skin Lightening Complex, Aclaro PD, 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, Hydro-Q, LumaSilk, Lustra-AF, Lustra-Ultra, Melamin, Melamin-C, Melquin-3, NeoCeuticals Post-Acne Fade, NeoStrata HQ Skin Lightening, Neova Complex HQ Plus, Obagi-C Rx System C-Therapy Night Cream, Obagi Condition and Enhance, Obagi Skin Lightening Complex, Palmers Skin Success Eventone Fade, Recover Lightening Complex, Remergent HQ, Skinprint Cleartone, SunVanish Cream …show all

Drug class: topical depigmenting agents

For consumers: dosage,

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

clobetasol C N 3 reviews
10

Generic name: clobetasol topical

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

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

urea C N 7 reviews
9.0

Generic name: urea topical

Brand names:  X-Viate, Aluvea, Atrac-Tain, Carmol, Keralac, Kerol, Cerovel, Hydro 35, Kera-42, Kerafoam, Kerol AD, Latrix, Umecta PD, Ureacin-10, Ureacin-20, Urealac, Urea Nail, Aqua Care, Aquaphilic with Urea, Carb-O-Philic / 10, CEM-Urea, Dermasorb XM, Epimide 50, Gordons Urea, Gormel, Gormel 10, Kera Nail, Keratol 45, MeTopic, Nutraplus, RE-U40, Rea-Lo, Rea Lo 39, Rea Lo 40, Remeven, Rinnovi Nail System, Rynoderm, U-Kera, U40, Ultra Mide, Umecta, Umecta Mousse, Umecta Nail Film, Uramaxin, Uramaxin GT, Uramaxin TS, URE-39, URE-K, Urevaz, Utopic …show all

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

salicylic acid C N 6 reviews
9.0

Generic name: salicylic acid topical

Brand names:  Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment, Salex, Durasal, KeralytGel, Acnex, Aliclen, Clear Away Wart Removal System, DHS Salicylic Acid 3%, Ionil Plus, Keralyt Shampoo, Salacyn, Salkera, Salvax, Scalpicin Scalp Relief, Stri-Dex, Acnomel Acne Mask, Akurza, Bensal HP, 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, Oxy Face Scrub, P & S, Propa pH Acne Med Cleansing, Salac, Salitop, Stridex Body Focus, Stridex Maximum Strength, Thera-Sal …show all

Drug class: topical acne agents, topical keratolytics

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Kenalog-10 C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Betnovate C N Add review Rate

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Diprolene C N Add review Rate

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Analpram-HC C N Add review Rate

Generic name: hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical

Drug class: anorectal preparations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Hydroquinone and Sunscreen C N Add review Rate

Generic name: hydroquinone topical

Drug class: topical depigmenting agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

hydrocortisone / pramoxine C N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical

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

Drug class: anorectal preparations

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

Luxiq C N 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment C N Add review Rate

Generic name: salicylic acid topical

Drug class: topical acne agents, topical keratolytics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Valisone C N Add review Rate

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Beta-Val C N Add review Rate

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

X-Viate C N 1 review
10

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Celestone Soluspan C N Add review Rate

Generic name: betamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Pramosone C N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical

Drug class: anorectal preparations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Aclaro C N Add review Rate

Generic name: hydroquinone topical

Drug class: topical depigmenting agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Bionect N N Add review Rate

Generic name: sodium hyaluronate topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Diprolene AF C N Add review Rate

Generic name: betamethasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Melquin HP C N 1 review
2.0

Generic name: hydroquinone topical

Drug class: topical depigmenting agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Salex C N Add review Rate

Generic name: salicylic acid topical

Drug class: topical acne agents, topical keratolytics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

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Topics under Dermatological Disorders

  • Acne (401 drugs in 2 topics)

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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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