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Medications for Seborrheic Dermatitis

Drugs associated with Seborrheic Dermatitis

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Seborrheic Dermatitis: Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin condition characterized by loose, greasy or dry, white to yellowish scales, with or without associated reddened skin. Cradle cap is the term used when seborrheic dermatitis affects the scalp of infants.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
ketoconazole Rx/OTC C N 11 reviews
7.0

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Brand names:  Nizoral Topical, Nizoral A-D, Xolegel, Extina, Ketodan, Kuric

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
clobetasol Off Label Rx C N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: clobetasol topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Off Label: Yes

 
hydrocortisone Rx/OTC C N Add review
6.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Brand names:  Cortizone-10, Anucort-HC, Cortaid, Locoid, Westcort, Locoid Lipocream, Proctozone HC, Ala-Cort, Ala-Scalp HP, Hydrocortisone with Aloe, Hytone, Keratol HC, Proctocort, Proctocream-HC, Proctosol-HC, Scalpicin, Ala-Scalp, Anumed-HC, Aqua Glycolic HC, Aquanil HC, Beta HC, Bioelements Immediate Comfort, Caldecort, Cetacort, Cortaid Maximum Strength, Corticaine, Cortizone-5, Cortizone-10 Anal Itch Cream, Cotacort, Dermarest Plus Anti-Itch, Dermasorb HC, Dermtex HC, Gly-Cort, Gynecort Maximum Strength, Hemorrhoidal HC, Hemril-30, Hemril-HC Uniserts, Instacort, Itch-X Lotion, Lacticare-HC, Nutracort, Pandel, Pediaderm HC, Procto-Kit 1%, Procto-Kit 2.5%, Procto-Med HC, Procto-Pak 1%, ProctoCare-HC, Proctosert HC, Proctozone-H, Recort Plus, Rectasol-HC, Sarnol-HC, Scalacort, Scalp-Cort, Texacort, U-Cort

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
selenium sulfide Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: selenium sulfide topical

Brand names:  Selsun Blue, Dandrex, Selenos, Selseb, Tersi Foam

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
ciclopirox Rx B N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: ciclopirox topical

Brand names:  Loprox, Ciclodan, Loprox TS, CNL8 Nail, Pedipirox-4

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
prednisone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Brand names:  Sterapred, Prednicot, Sterapred DS

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
sulfacetamide sodium / sulfur Rx C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium / sulfur topical

Brand names:  Avar, Avar LS Cleanser, Clarifoam EF, Plexion, Plexion Cleansing Cloths, Sumadan, Avar-E, Avar-E Green, Avar-E LS, Avar Cleanser, BP 10-Wash, Cerisa Wash, Clenia Emollient Cream, Garimide, Plexion SCT, Plexion TS, Prascion Cleanser, Prascion FC Cloths, Prascion RA, Rosac, Rosaderm Cleanser, Rosanil Cleanser, Rosula, Rosula Cleanser, SE 10-5 SS, Sulfacleanse 8 / 4, Sulfatol, Sulfatol C, Sulfatol SS, Sumaxin, Sumaxin Cleansing Pads, Sumaxin TS, Suphera, Topisulf, Virti-Sulf, Zencia Wash, Zetacet

Drug class: topical antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
sulfacetamide sodium Rx C N 1 review
10

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium topical

Brand names:  Ovace, Klaron, Mexar, Ovace Plus, Seb-Prev, Sebizon

Drug class: topical antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
dexamethasone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Brand names:  Decadron, Dexamethasone Intensol, Baycadron, De-Sone LA, Dexacen-4, Dexasone, Dexasone LA, Dexpak Taperpak, Solurex, Solurex LA, Zema Pak

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
pyrithione zinc OTC N N 1 review
10

Generic name: pyrithione zinc topical

Brand names:  Beta Med, Dermazinc, DHS Zinc, Selsun Blue Conditioner, Zincon

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: side effects

 
coal tar Rx/OTC C N Add review
10

Generic name: coal tar topical

Brand names:  Psoriasin, Neutrogena T / Derm, Neutrogena T / Gel, Balnetar, Betatar Gel, Cutar, Denorex Therapeutic Protection, DHS Tar Shampoo, Doak Tar, Elta Tar, Estar, Fototar, Ionil T, Ionil T Plus, Medotar, MG217 Medicated Tar, Oxipor VHC, Psorigel, Scytera, Tarsum, Tegrin Medicated, Theraplex T

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
hydrocortisone / salicylic acid / sulfur Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone / salicylic acid / sulfur topical

Brand names:  Coraz, Scalacort DK

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
ketoconazole / pyrithione zinc Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: ketoconazole / pyrithione zinc topical

Brand name:  Xolegel Duo

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: side effects

 
coal tar / salicylic acid OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: coal tar / salicylic acid topical

Brand name:  X-Seb T Plus

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
resorcinol Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: resorcinol topical

Brand names:  R A Acne, Resinol

Drug class: topical antipsoriatics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
sulfacetamide sodium / sulfur / urea Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium / sulfur / urea topical

Brand names:  Rosula CLK, Sulfatol Cleanser

Drug class: topical antibiotics

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
fluocinolone Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: fluocinolone topical

Brand names:  Derma-Smoothe / FS (Scalp), Capex, Derma-Smoothe / FS, Derma-Smoothe / FS (Body Oil), Flurosyn, Synalar, Synalar Ointment, Synalar TS

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
sulfacetamide sodium / urea Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium / urea topical

Brand names:  Carmol Scalp, Carmol Scalp Treatment, Carmol Scalp Treatment Kit, Rosula NS

Drug class: topical antibiotics

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 of the drug 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 of the drug 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 of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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