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Medications for Trachoma

About Trachoma: 

Trachoma is an eye infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, which may result in chronic scarring and blindness if left untreated.

Drugs Used to Treat Trachoma

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
doxycycline D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Brand names:  Doxy 100, Doryx, Vibramycin, Monodox, Morgidox, Ocudox, Doryx MPC, Oraxyl, Vibra-Tabs …show all

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Bleph-10 C N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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sulfacetamide sodium C N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic

Brand names:  Bleph-10, Isopto Cetamide, Sulf-10

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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Doxy 100 D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Doryx D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Vibramycin D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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sulfisoxazole C N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfisoxazole systemic

Brand names:  Truxazole, Gantrisin Pediatric, Gantrisin

Drug class: sulfonamides

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Monodox D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Morgidox D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Ocudox D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Doryx MPC D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

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Oraxyl D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Vibra-Tabs D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Isopto Cetamide C N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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Truxazole C N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfisoxazole systemic

Drug class: sulfonamides

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Gantrisin Pediatric C N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfisoxazole systemic

Drug class: sulfonamides

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Minocin for Injection D N Add review Rate

Generic name: minocycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines

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minocycline D N Add review Rate

Generic name: minocycline systemic

Brand name:  Minocin for Injection

Drug class: tetracyclines

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Gantrisin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfisoxazole systemic

Drug class: sulfonamides

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Sulf-10 C N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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Mayo Clinic Reference

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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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