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Skin disorder drugs

Elidel Topical Eczema
Alclovate Topical Eczema
Methotrexate Oral Eczema
Cyclosporine (immunosupressant) Oral Eczema
Uses: Prevent accumulation of inflammatory cells at sites of infection and inhibit phagocytosis Topical Corticosteroids Eczema
Uses: slows cell turnover by suppressing immune system Topical Corticosteroids Eczema
Uses: reduces itching, dwelling, and redness Topical Corticosteroids Eczema
Uses: used to treat skin disorders such as eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, insect bites, burns (1st and 2nd degree) Topical Corticosteroids Eczema
Adverse Effects: dryness, redness, itching, irritation, burning of skin Topical Corticosteroids Eczema
Adverse Effect: May produce secondary infection Topical Corticosteroids Eczema
Pt Info: cover affected area or exposing it to air; use sparingly; avoid eyes; take short warm showers; bleach baths Topical Corticosteroids Ezema
Dovonex Topical antipsoriatic Psoriasis
Enbrel Topical antipsoriatic Psoriasis
Remicade Topical antipsoriatic Psoriasis
Orencia Topical antipsoriatic Psoriasis
Humira Topical antipsoriatic Psoriasis
Simponi Topical antipsoriatic Psoriasis
Adverse Effects (common): alopecia, skin peeling, dry skin, pruritus, rash, skin atrophy, abnormal skin odor Topical antipsoriatic Psoriasis
Adverse Effects (severe): severe edema (methoxsalen) Topical antipsoriatic Psoriasis
Contraindications: Pts w/hypercalcemia or vitamin D toxicity should not use calcipotriene (Dononex) Topical antipsoriatic Psoriasis
Pt. Info.: avoid additional exposure to UV light 8 hrs after use; discontinue and report visual problems Topical antipsoriatic Psoriasis
Anti-inflammatory disorder of sebaceous glands, commonly occurring during puberty but may continue in adulthood Antiacne Acne
Sebum blocks duct of gland, bacteria become trapped, and small abscess occurs Antiacne Acne
Forms comedos (open or closed) or nodules Antiacne Acne
Natural products are used for treatment such as zinc, niacinamide gel, and tea tree oil Antiacne Acne
Pt. Info.: apply according to directions; avoid eye or mucous membrane contact Antiacne Acne
Differin Antiacne Acne
Retin-A (tretinoin) Antiacne Acne
Tazorac (tazarotene) Antiacne Acne
PanOxyl (benzoyl peroxide) Antiacne Acne
Cleocin (clindamycin) Antiacne Acne
Staphylococci and Streptococci are common causative microorganisms Topical antibiotics Bacterial skin infections
Impetigo, cellulitis, folliculitis Treatment: Topical antibiotics Bacterial skin infections
Azelex (azelaic acid) Topical antibiotics Bacterial skin infections
Cleocin T (clindamycin cream) Topical antibiotics Bacterial skin infections
Bactroban Topical antibiotics Bacterial skin infections
Yaz (oral contraceptive) Topical antibiotics Bacterial skin infections
Tinea pedis Athlete's foot Fungal infection
Tinea unguium Nail fungus Fungal infection
Tinea cruris Jock itch Fungal infection
Tinea capitis Inflammation of scalp w/hair loss Fungal infection
Candidiasis Infection of oral cavity (tongue infection known as "Thrush") Fungal infection
Lotrimin (clotrimazole) Antifungal Fungal infections
Nizoral (ketoconazole) Antifungal Fungal infections
Mycostatin (nystatin) Antifungal Fungal infections
Lamisil Antifungal Fungal infections
Cortef Topical Corticosteroids Eczema
Created by: Ggoosey



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