Allantoin is used as a moisturizing agent to prevent or treat various skin disorders such as dry, itchy, scaly skin or the psoriasis symptoms and for specific skin irritations such as minor burns due to radiotherapy or a diaper rash.
It works by forming an oily layer on the top of the skin that traps moisture in the skin.
Biotin is a dietary supplement prescribed to prevent and treat a rare biotin deficiency which is associated with malnutrition
, pregnancy, long-term tube feeding and rapid weight loss.
It assists in various biochemical pathways as a cofactor that break down the bodys carbohydrate, protein and fat.
Biotin is used for conditions like hair loss
, brittle nails
, conjunctivitis, and seborrheic dermatitis in children.
It is also used in some metabolic disorders. However, its effectiveness in these conditions has not been established.
This medication is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections, including infections of the lungs, skin, blood, female reproductive organs and internal organs.
This medication is an antifungal, prescribed for local fungal infections. This medication prevents fungal growth on the skin.
This medication is a synthetic antiandrogen, prescribed for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), prostate cancer, and hair loss.
This medication is an antibiotic, prescribed for severe bacterial infections.
Hydroquinone is a local cream prescribed for dark or hyper-pigmented skin marks such as freckles (small flat brown marks on the face and sun exposed areas), melasma (brown patches on skin), age spots, and dark spots due to acne, pregnancy-related scars, skin trauma or use of birth control pills. It works by inhibiting tyrosinase, enzyme which is required to make melanin in skin cells. Melanin give the skin the dark color.
This medication is an antihistamine with anticholinergic effect, prescribed for anxiety and tension. It is also used for pruritus and urticaria.
This medication is a retinoid, prescribed for acne and other skin disorders.
This medication is an anti-fungal agent, prescribed for jock itch, athlete's foot and other infections.
This medication is a photosensitizer, prescribed for vitiligo in combination with controlled doses of ultraviolet A (UVA) or sunlight. It is also used for psoriasis, seborrhea.
This medication is a pyrethroid, prescribed for scabies.
This medication is an antifungal agent, prescribed for jock itch, athlete's foot and other types of ringworm infections.
This medication is a corticosteroid, prescribed for arthritis, skin, blood, kidney, eye, thyroid and intestinal disorders, severe allergies and asthma.
This medication is a photosensitizer (psoralen derivative), used for vitiligo along with ultraviolet light.