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Fostex
(OTC) over-the-counter topical drug used to treat acne vulgaris
Denorex
coal tar derivatives drug used to treat Psoriasis
methotrexate
(Rheumatrex) systemic drugs used to treat Psoriasis.
*methotrexate is a well-known chemotherapy drug that inhibits DNA. This drug slows down the reproduction of rapidly dividing cells such as cancer cells.
betamethasone
(Valisone) topical corticosteroids used to relieve contact dermatitis
triamcinolone
(Aristocort, Kenalog) topical corticosteroid used to relieve contact dermatitis
ketoconazole
(Nizoral) prescription antifungal drug used to treat fungal infections
amphotericin B
(Fungizone) oral prescriptive antifungal drugs used to treal fungus infections
Clearasil
(OTC) over-the-counter topical drug used to treat ance vulgaris
clindamycin
(Cleocin T) topical antibiotics for acne
Steroid
is a general term encompassing a number of hormones produced by the body.
dexamethasone
(Decadron) topical corticosteroid used to relieve contact dermatitis
bacitracin
topical antibiotics
*is only used topically because it can produce toxic effects when given systemically.
Desenex
(miconazole) (OTC) antifungal drugs used to treat fungal infections
nystatin
(Mycostatin) prescription antifungal drug used to treat fungus infections
fluconazole
(Diflucan) oral prescriptive antifungal drug used to treat fungal infections.
**is also a topical antiyeast drug
Herpes simples virus type I
involves the mouth "cold sores"
____, _____,______, and _____ are used topically to cleanse away oils and dead skin, to close pores, and to inhibit the growth of skin bacteria.
Creams
lotions
liquids
gels
benzoyl peroxide
(OTC) over-the-counter topical drug used to treat acne vulgaris
tetracycline
(Topicycline) topical antibiotics for acne
Tegrin
coal tar derivatives drug used to treat Psoriasis
Corticosteroids
are produced by the adrenal gland
hydrocortisone
topical corticosteroid used to relieve contact dermatitis
What antibiotic was developed from a strain of bacteria found growing in a culture of wound drainage from a patient named "Margaret Tracey"
bacitracin
*the name bacitracin is a combination of the bacteria and the patient's name. Bacillus subtilis and Tracy.
ciclopirox
(Loprox) prescription antifungal drug used to treat fungal infections.
griseofulvin
oral prescriptive antifungal drug used to treat fungal infections
____ _____ is the form of acne common to adolescent.
Acne vulgaris
Stri-Dex
(OTC) over-the-counter topical drug used to treat acne vulgaris
tretinoin
(Retin-A) vitamin A-type drugs for acne.
Neutrogena T-Gel
coal tar derivatives drug used to treat Psoriasis
topical corticosteroids
are indicated to relieve contact dermatitis, poison ivy, insect bites, psoriasis, seborrhea, and eczema.
methylprednisolone
(Medrol) topical corticosteroid used to relieve contact dermatitis
Fungal infections such as ringworm, athlete's foot, jock itch, nail fungus, can be effectively treated with ___ ___ drugs.
topical antifungal drugs
Herpes simples virus type II
involves the genital area , a sexually transmitted disease or STD.
valacyclovir
drug used to treat viral infections of the skin (Herpes I or II)
_____ are not used in the treatment of acne because of the high oil content and tendency to clog the pores.
Ointments
Oxy-5
(OTC) over-the-counter topical drug used to treat acne vulgaris
erythromycin
topical antibiotics for acne
acyclovir
(Zovirax) most commonly prescribed drug used to treat viral infections of the skin (herpes I or II)
**also used topically, orally or transdermally to treat Herpes Zoster (shingles)
Herpes Zoster
virus infection that inflects severe pain (shingles)
capsaicin
(Zostrix) drug used for herpes zoster virus infection (shingles)
antihistamines
used to treat itching; antihistamines inhibit inflammation, redness, and itching caused by an allergic reaction.
Benadryl
antihistamine drug used to inhibit inflammation,redness and itching caused by an allergic reaction
doxepin
antihistamine drug used to inhibit inflammation,redness and itching caused by an allergic reaction
Caladryl
antihistamine drug used to inhibit inflammation, redness and itching caused by an allergic reaction.
Desitin
OTC dermatologic ointment used for diaper rash
calamine
OTC dermatologic lotion used for the treatment of poison ivy, insect bites and sunburn
Betadine
a brown antibiotic solution used as a hand scrub prior to surgical procedures
Hibiclens, Hibistat
antibacterial scrub and skin cleanser
pHisoHex
antibacterial skin scrub
silver sufadiazine
(Silvadene) an antibiotic used specifically for skin burns.
Burow's solution
(Domeboro) dermatologic drug applied as a wet dressing to relieve superficial inflammation.
minoxidil
(Rogaine) used to treat male and female pattern baldness.
*was the first medicine scientifically shown to stimulate hair growth and was originally used for high blood pressure.