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Medications for Pityriasis rubra pilaris

Other names: PRP

About Pityriasis rubra pilaris

Pityriasis rubra pilaris is a skin disorder that causes constant inflammation and scaling (exfoliation) of the skin.

Drugs used to treat Pityriasis rubra pilaris

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
methotrexate Off-label Rate Add review
Rx X N X

Generic name: methotrexate systemic

Drug class: antimetabolites, antirheumatics, antipsoriatics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Off-label: Yes

triamcinolone Off-label 10 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

Off-label: Yes

acitretin Off-label Rate Add review
Rx X N X

Generic name: acitretin systemic

Drug class: antipsoriatics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Off-label: Yes

isotretinoin Off-label Rate Add review
Rx X N X

Generic name: isotretinoin systemic

Brand name:  Myorisan

Drug class: miscellaneous antineoplastics, miscellaneous uncategorized agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Off-label: Yes

Kenalog-10 Off-label 10 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off-label: Yes

urea Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

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

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

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

Aqua Care Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

lactic acid Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: lactic acid topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers:

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Myorisan Off-label Rate Add review
Rx X N X

Generic name: isotretinoin systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antineoplastics, miscellaneous uncategorized agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off-label: Yes

Atrac-Tain Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Carmol Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Keralac Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Hydro 35 Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Keratol 45 Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Umecta Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Gordons Urea Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Gormel Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Nutraplus Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Rinnovi Nail System Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Umecta Nail Film Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Uramaxin TS Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Aquaphilic with Urea Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Carb-O-Philic / 10 Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Cerovel Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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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.
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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