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Medications for Skin Rash

Other names: Erythema; Rash

About Skin Rash:  A skin rash is a temporary eruption or discoloration of the skin and is often inflamed or swollen.

Drugs Used to Treat Skin 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 Activity
prednisone C N 25 reviews
6.8

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

hydrocortisone C N 2 reviews
7.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Brand names:  Cortizone-10, Locoid, Cortaid, Locoid Lipocream, Ala-Cort, Aquanil HC, Cetacort, Cortizone-5, Cortizone-10 Anal Itch Cream, Dermarest Plus Anti-Itch, Hytone, MiCort-HC, Texacort, Ala-Scalp, Ala-Scalp HP, Beta HC, Caldecort, Corticaine, Cotacort, Dermasorb HC, Dermtex HC, Gly-Cort, Gynecort Maximum Strength, Instacort, Itch-X Lotion, NuCort, Pandel, Sarnol-HC, U-Cort …show all

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

diflorasone C N 1 review
10

Generic name: diflorasone topical

Brand names:  Apexicon, ApexiCon E

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: interactions,

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

Ala-Cort C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Ala-Scalp C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Ala-Scalp HP C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

ammonium lactate / halobetasol C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: ammonium lactate / halobetasol topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: interactions,

Apexicon C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: diflorasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

ApexiCon E C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: diflorasone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Aquanil HC C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Beta HC C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Calaclear N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: pramoxine / zinc acetate topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: side effects

Caladryl Clear N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: pramoxine / zinc acetate topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: side effects

Caldecort C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Caldyphen Clear N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: pramoxine / zinc acetate topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: side effects

Callergy Clear N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: pramoxine / zinc acetate topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: side effects

Cetacort C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Clear Calamine N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: pramoxine / zinc acetate topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: side effects

Cortaid C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Corticaine C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Cortizone-5 C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Cortizone-10 C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Cortizone-10 Anal Itch Cream C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Cotacort C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Dermarest Plus Anti-Itch C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: hydrocortisone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Alternative treatments for Skin Rash

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Skin Rash. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Skin Rash.

Learn more about Skin Rash

Symptoms and treatments

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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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