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Generic Dermatop

All of the generic versions of Dermatop (prednicarbate) currently available have an "AB" rating, which means they are considered equivalent to the brand-name product, aside from a few minor differences. This product is available in two different strengths; your healthcare provider will tell you which one to use.

Can I Buy Generic Dermatop?

Dermatop® (prednicarbate) is a prescription skin medication used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema. It is a steroid that is applied to the skin twice a day. It comes in the form of an ointment and an emollient cream (a moisturizing cream).
 
Brand-name Dermatop is made by Dermik Laboratories. However, the patents for Dermatop have expired, and generic versions are also available.
 

Strengths and Forms of Generic Dermatop

Generic Dermatop is available in the following strengths:
 
  • Prednicarbate 0.1% cream
  • Prednicarbate 0.1% ointment.
     
It is made by Fougera.
 

Is Generic Prednicarbate as Good as Dermatop?

All generic medications must undergo certain tests to compare them to brand-name medications. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) then looks at these tests to decide if the generics are equivalent to the brand-name medications and assigns a rating to each one.
 
An "AB" rating means that the FDA has determined that a generic medication is equivalent to a brand-name medication. The generic prednicarbate medications currently available have an "AB" rating, meaning they should be equivalent to Dermatop.
 
However, generic medications are allowed to have different inactive ingredients than the brand-name medication. This might include fillers, dyes, or other ingredients that may cause problems for people with allergies or sensitivities.
 

Dermatop Medication Information

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