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Medications for Pityriasis rubra pilaris

Other names: PRP

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

Medications 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 Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
triamcinolone Off Label C N 2 reviews
10

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 X N X Add review Rate

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

 
Kenalog-10 Off Label C N 1 review
10

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
methotrexate Off Label X N X Add review Rate

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

 
Aluvea C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Aqua Care C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

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urea C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Brand names:  Aluvea, Aqua Care, X-Viate, Urealac, Carmol 20, Carmol, Keralac, Atrac-Tain, Latrix, Umecta, U40, Gordons Urea, Hydro 35, Nutraplus, Remeven, Gormel, Hydro 40 Foam, Kerafoam, Kerol, Kerol AD, RE-U40, Rinnovi Nail System, Umecta Nail Film, Uramaxin TS, Ureacin-10, Aquaphilic with Urea, Carb-O-Philic / 10, Cerovel, Epimide 50, Keratol 45, Rea Lo 39, Rea Lo 40, U-Kera, Umecta Mousse, Umecta PD, Uramaxin, Uramaxin GT, Utopic

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
isotretinoin Off Label X N X Add review Rate

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

Off Label: Yes

 
lactic acid N N Add review Rate

Generic name: lactic acid topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers:

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
X-Viate C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Urealac C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Carmol 20 C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Myorisan Off Label X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: isotretinoin systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antineoplastics, miscellaneous uncategorized agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Carmol C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Keralac C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Atrac-Tain C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Latrix C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Umecta C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
U40 C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Gordons Urea C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

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Hydro 35 C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Nutraplus C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

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Remeven C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Gormel C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

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Hydro 40 Foam C N Add review Rate

Generic name: urea topical

Drug class: topical emollients

For consumers: dosage, 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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