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Here’s what to ask a doctor about hereditary angioedema

Medications for Topical Disinfection

What is Topical Disinfection: Topical disinfection means the direct application of chemical substances on the skin to destroy harmful microorganisms.

Compare drugs associated with Topical Disinfection

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
Betadine Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: povidone iodine topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
sodium hypochlorite Rx/OTC C N 1 review
10

Generic name: sodium hypochlorite topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides

For consumers: side effects

 
povidone iodine Rx/OTC C N 2 reviews
7.0

Generic name: povidone iodine topical

Brand names:  Betadine, Minidyne, Betadine Aerosol Spray, Pharmadine, Recuro Vaginal, Polydine

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Minidyne Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: povidone iodine topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: side effects

 
Betadine Aerosol Spray Rx/OTC C N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: povidone iodine topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, vaginal anti-infectives

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iodine Rx/OTC D N Add review Add

Generic name: iodine topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Pharmadine Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: povidone iodine topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: side effects

 
Recuro Vaginal Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: povidone iodine topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, vaginal anti-infectives

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
benzalkonium chloride Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: benzalkonium chloride topical

Brand name:  CureChrome

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides

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CureChrome Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: benzalkonium chloride topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides

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Polydine Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: povidone iodine topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: side effects

 
silver nitrate Rx C N 1 review
10

Generic name: silver nitrate topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides

For consumers: interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
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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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