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Medications for Sunburn

What is Sunburn:  Skin burned by exposure to the sun or other ultraviolet light. See also sunburn first aid.

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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
Solarcaine Burn Relief OTC B N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Solarcaine First Aid Medicated Spray Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Aloe Vera Burn Relief Spray with Lidocaine OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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AneCream OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Bactine OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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lidocaine Rx/OTC B N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Brand names:  Solarcaine Burn Relief, Aloe Vera Burn Relief Spray with Lidocaine, AneCream, Bactine, Lidocream, Xylocaine Topical, AneCream with Tegaderm, Senatec, Medi-Quik Spray, Anestafoam, CidalEaze, DermacinRx Lido V Pak, Eha Lotion, LidaMantle, Lidopin, LidoRxKit, Lidotrans 5 Pak, Lidovex, Lidozol, Regenecare HA Spray, Xylocaine Jelly

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Dermoplast Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Lanacane Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Lidocream OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Xylocaine Topical Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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benzocaine Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Brand names:  Solarcaine First Aid Medicated Spray, Dermoplast, Lanacane

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
AneCream with Tegaderm OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Senatec OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Medi-Quik Spray OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Anestafoam OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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CidalEaze Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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DermacinRx Lido V Pak Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Eha Lotion Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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LidaMantle Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Lidopin Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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LidoRxKit Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Lidotrans 5 Pak Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Lidovex Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Lidozol Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Regenecare HA Spray OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Alternative treatments for Sunburn

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Sunburn. 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 Sunburn.

Learn more about Sunburn

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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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