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Medications for Diaper Rash

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

What is 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.

Medications 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
Calmoseptine OTC N N 4 reviews
8.0

Generic name: menthol / zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: side effects

 
zinc oxide OTC N N 5 reviews
10

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Brand names:  Boudreaux Butt Paste, Triple Paste, Caldesene, Ammens Medicated, Desitin Rapid Relief Cream, Diaparene, Flanders Buttocks Ointment, Rash Relief, Secura Protective Cream, Soothe & Cool Skin Paste, Geri-Protect, Unna-Flex Elastic Unna Boot 4 inch

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Boudreaux Butt Paste OTC N N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Vusion Rx/OTC C N 4 reviews
10

Generic name: miconazole / zinc oxide topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Triple Paste OTC N N 1 review
10

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
miconazole / zinc oxide Rx/OTC C N 4 reviews
10

Generic name: miconazole / zinc oxide topical

Brand names:  Vusion, Rash Relief Antifungal

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Caldesene OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Ammens Medicated OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Desitin Rapid Relief Cream OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Diaparene OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
menthol / zinc oxide OTC N N 4 reviews
8.0

Generic name: menthol / zinc oxide topical

Brand names:  Calmoseptine, Risamine

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: side effects

 
Flanders Buttocks Ointment OTC N N Add review
10

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
lanolin Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: lanolin topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Risamine OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: menthol / zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: side effects

 
Rash Relief OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Secura Protective Cream OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Soothe & Cool Skin Paste OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
vitamin a & d OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamin a & d topical

Brand names:  Baza Clear, Sween

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: side effects

 
Geri-Protect OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

Generic name: zinc oxide topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

Generic name: vitamins a, d, and e topical

Brand names:  Aloe Grande, Vita-Ray

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: side effects

 
Aloe Grande OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamins a, d, and e topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: side effects

 
Vita-Ray OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamins a, d, and e topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: side effects

 
Baza Clear OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamin a & d topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: side effects

 
Rash Relief Antifungal Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: miconazole / zinc oxide topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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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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