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Medications for Diaper Rash

Other names: Dermatitis, Diaper; Diaper Dermatitis; Diaper dermatitis, candida-associated; Diaper dermatitis, irritant-induced

About Diaper Rash:  An irritated red rash that is localised to the diaper area. Irritation commonly occurs secondary to chaffing and chronic moisture to the skin.

Drugs Used to Treat Diaper Rash

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
zinc oxide N N 5 reviews
10

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Brand names:  Boudreaux Butt Paste, Triple Paste, Caldesene, Ammens Medicated, Desitin Rapid Relief Cream, Flanders Buttocks Ointment, Rash Relief, Secura Protective Cream, Soothe & Cool Skin Paste, Desitin Maximum Strength Original Paste, Geri-Protect, Unna-Flex Elastic Unna Boot 4 inch, Dr Smith's Diaper Rash, Dr Smith's Rash+Skin, Elta Seal Moisture Barrier …show all

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Boudreaux Butt Paste N N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Vusion C N 4 reviews
10

Generic name: miconazole / zinc oxide topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

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miconazole / zinc oxide C N 4 reviews
10

Generic name: miconazole / zinc oxide topical

Brand names:  Vusion, Rash Relief Antifungal

Drug class: topical antifungals

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menthol / zinc oxide N N Add review Rate

Generic name: menthol / zinc oxide topical

Brand names:  Risamine, Caladrox, Chamosyn

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Triple Paste N N 1 review
10

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Caldesene N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Ammens Medicated N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Risamine N N Add review Rate

Generic name: menthol / zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Desitin Rapid Relief Cream N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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vitamin a & d C N Add review Rate

Generic name: vitamin a & d topical

Brand names:  A+D, Baza Clear, Sween

Drug class: topical emollients

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lanolin N N Add review Rate

Generic name: lanolin topical

Drug class: topical emollients

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Flanders Buttocks Ointment N N Add review
10

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Rash Relief N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Secura Protective Cream N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Soothe & Cool Skin Paste N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Desitin Maximum Strength Original Paste N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Geri-Protect N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Unna-Flex Elastic Unna Boot 4 inch N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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vitamins a, d, and e C N Add review Rate

Generic name: vitamins a, d, and e topical

Brand names:  Aloe Grande, Vita-Ray

Drug class: topical emollients

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Dr Smith's Diaper Rash N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Dr Smith's Rash+Skin N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Elta Seal Moisture Barrier N N Add review Rate

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Aloe Grande C N Add review Rate

Generic name: vitamins a, d, and e topical

Drug class: topical emollients

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Vita-Ray C N Add review Rate

Generic name: vitamins a, d, and e topical

Drug class: topical emollients

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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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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