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Medications for Keratitis

What is Keratitis:  Inflammation of the cornea.

Compare: keratoconjunctivitis.

Medications to treat Keratitis

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
Lotemax C N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: loteprednol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

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TobraDex C N Add review Rate

Generic name: dexamethasone / tobramycin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives

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Maxitrol C N Add review Rate

Generic name: dexamethasone / neomycin / polymyxin b ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives

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Acthar C N Add review Rate

Generic name: corticotropin systemic

Drug class: corticotropin

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Alrex C N Add review Rate

Generic name: loteprednol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

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Zylet C N Add review Rate

Generic name: loteprednol / tobramycin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives

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Maxidex C N Add review Rate

Generic name: dexamethasone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

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Neo-Poly-Dex C N Add review Rate

Generic name: dexamethasone / neomycin / polymyxin b ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives

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Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension C N Add review Rate

Generic name: hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives

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prednisone C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

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dexamethasone / tobramycin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: dexamethasone / tobramycin ophthalmic

Brand names:  TobraDex, Tobradex ST

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives

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Blephamide C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisolone / sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives

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loteprednol C N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: loteprednol ophthalmic

Brand names:  Lotemax, Alrex

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

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Tobradex ST C N Add review Rate

Generic name: dexamethasone / tobramycin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives

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dexamethasone C N Add review Rate

Generic name: dexamethasone ophthalmic

Brand names:  Maxidex, AK-Dex, Ocu-Dex

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

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Kenalog-40 C N Add review Rate

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

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triamcinolone C N Add review Rate

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Brand names:  Kenalog-40, Clinacort

Drug class: glucocorticoids

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bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b C N Add review Rate

Generic name: bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b ophthalmic

Brand names:  Neocidin, Ocu-Spore-B, Neo-Polycin

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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Dexamethasone Intensol C N Add review Rate

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

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Decadron C N Add review Rate

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

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corticotropin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: corticotropin systemic

Brand names:  Acthar, H.P. Acthar Gel

Drug class: corticotropin

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Polycin-B C N Add review Rate

Generic name: bacitracin / polymyxin b ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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prednisolone C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisolone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

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prednisolone / sulfacetamide sodium C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisolone / sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic

Brand names:  Blephamide, Vasocidin, Blephamide S.O.P., Ocu-Lone C

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives

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Alomide B N Add review Rate

Generic name: lodoxamide ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic antihistamines and decongestants

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For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
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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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