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A comprehensive list of drugs used to treat Skin are listed here. View list of drugs used to treat 'Skin '. Click below on the listed drug to know more and this includes the brand name(s), price of the drug, its dosage, side-effects, adverse events, how and when should it be taken.
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Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Skin Disease

For the convenience of the medical practitioners we have listed both the generic name and the multiple brand names of the drugs for Dermatology.

Alclometasone

Alclometasone is a steroid medication prescribed to treat a variety of skin disorders such as atopic dermatitis, eczema, contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, and rashes.

Alclometasone Dipropionate

Alclometasone is a synthetic steroid medication prescribed to treat variety of skin disorders such as atopic dermatitis, eczema, contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, and rashes aiming to reduce the itching, swelling, and redness.
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Amcinonide

Amcinonide is a topical glucocorticoid, prescribed for skin inflammation and itching.
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Avelumab

Avelumab is a programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1) blocking antibody which is prescribed to treat adult and pediatric patients of 12 years and older who suffer from advanced Merkel-cell carcinoma that has spread to other parts of the body.

Biafine

Biafine is a water-based emulsion, prescribed for various types of wounds.

Brodalumab

Brodalumab is a human monoclonal antibody prescribed to treat moderate-or -severe plaque psoriasis in patients who do not respond to other systemic treatments.

Ceftizoxime

Ceftizoxime is active against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative organisms and is used in the treatment of lower respiratory tract infections, gonorrhea, pelvic inflammatory disease that also has appropriate antichlamydial coverage, intra abdominal infections, septicemia, skin infections, bone and joint infections, and in infections that are resistant to other cephalosporins, aminoglycosides, or penicillins.
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Cemiplimab-rwlc

Cemiplimab-rwlc is prescribed to treat cutaneous squamous skin cancer with tumors that are either locally advanced or that have moved to other body parts.

Cephaloridine

Cephaloridine, administered parenterally was used for bacterial infections, like lower respiratory tract, skin and urinary tract infections (before 1970s).
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Cloxacillin

Cloxacillin is used for to the treatment of several infections that may include endocarditis (infection of the inner layer of the heart), pneumonia (infection of the lung) and other respiratory tract infections, bone and joint infections, sepsis (blood infection), skin and soft tissue infections and urinary tract infection.
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Delafloxacin

Delafloxacin is prescribed to treat adult patients suffering from acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSI) which are caused by susceptible gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.

Desoximetasone

Desoximetasone is a topical (for the skin) steroid, prescribed for inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Diflorasone Diacetate

Diflorasone Diacetate is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of skin.
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Flurandrenolide

Flurandrenolide is an adrenocortical steroid, prescribed for certain skin diseases.

Guselkumab

Guselkumab is prescribed along with either systemic treatment or phototherapy (UV light) to treat patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adults who do not show improvement only with topical medicines.

Hexachlorophene

Hexachlorophene is a disinfectant, used as a skin cleanser and also for preventing the spread of infection.

Mafenide

Mafenide is a sulfonamide, prescribed for skin infections either alone or with other medications.

Mecetronium

Mecetronium has antimicrobial properties.

Metronidazole Topical

Metronidazole Topical is an antibiotic, prescribed for inflammatory papules and pustules of rosacea.

Mogamulizumab-kpkc

Mogamulizumab-kpkc is used to treat mycosis fungoides or Sézary syndrome in adult patients whose disease condition returns after treatment with at least one prescribed chemotherapy regimen.

Omadacycline

Omadacycline is prescribed to treat community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) and skin & soft tissue infections of bacterial origin in adult patients.

Oritavancin

Oritavancin is an antibacterial drug used for the treatment of adults with acute bacterial skin and skin related infections caused or suspected to be caused by susceptible gram-positive bacteria .

Ozenoxacin

Ozenoxacin cream for topical use is prescribed for the external treatment of impetigo in adult and pediatric patients who are 2 months of age and older which is caused by Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes.

Pimecrolimus

Pimecrolimus is a topical immunomodulator, prescribed for eczema in non-immuno compromised adults and children 2 years of age and older.

Retapamulin

Retapamulin is a pleuromutilin antibiotic, prescribed for impetigo.

Telavancin

Telavancin is an antibiotic, prescribed for serious skin infections.

Tildrakizumab-asmn

Tildrakizumab-asmn is an interleukin-23 antagonist which is prescribed for treating adults suffering from moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who may benefit with systemic therapy or phototherapy.

Topical Clarithromycin

Topical Clarithromycin is an antimicrobial agent, prescribed for skin and skin structure infections.


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