Aquaphor vs Desitin

Aquaphor
(OTC)
Desitin
(OTC)
Aquaphor is a skin medication.
Desitin is a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.7
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Rash
3.4
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Rash
3.4
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
60,860 Discussions
24,603 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Eczema
#2 for Rash
#3 for Itching
#4 for Acne
#5 for Dry Skin
#6 for Diaper Rash
#7 for Dry Lips
#8 for Chapped Lips
Aquaphor is approved for Eczema, Rash, Itching, Acne, Dry Skin and Diaper Rash and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Rash
#2 for Diaper Rash
#3 for Acne
Desitin is approved for Rash and Diaper Rash and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Aqu
Nose Bleeds
3
Weight Gain
1
Addiction
1
Weight Loss
1
Mood Swings
1
Impetigo
1
Stomach Problems
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Spotting
1
Hemorrhoids
1
Des
Welts
1
Paranoia
1
Weight Loss
1
Addiction
1
Staph Infection
1
Bipolar Disorder
1
Stomach Problems
1
Diabetes
1
Sinus Infections
1
Pneumonia
1
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Aquaphor
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Desitin
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Nose Bleeds
Aqu
Des
3
0
Weight Gain
Aqu
Des
1
0
Addiction
Aqu
Des
1
1
Weight Loss
Aqu
Des
1
1
Mood Swings
Aqu
Des
1
0
Impetigo
Aqu
Des
1
0
Stomach Problems
Aqu
Des
1
1
Lack Of Sleep
Aqu
Des
1
0
Spotting
Aqu
Des
1
0
Hemorrhoids
Aqu
Des
1
0
Welts
Des
Aqu
1
0
Paranoia
Des
Aqu
1
0
Weight Loss
Des
Aqu
1
1
Addiction
Des
Aqu
1
1
Staph Infection
Des
Aqu
1
0
Bipolar Disorder
Des
Aqu
1
0
Stomach Problems
Des
Aqu
1
1
Diabetes
Des
Aqu
1
0
Sinus Infections
Des
Aqu
1
0
Pneumonia
Des
Aqu
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Desitin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aquaphor and alcohol.
Method of use
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Ointment
Ointment
Dosages
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Ointment:
Ointment: , 13%, 20%, 40%
Cream: 13%
Lotion:
Paste: 40%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taken 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals or else drug absorption may be decreased.
Ingredients
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Mineral Oil/Petrolatum Hydrophilic , Petrolatum White
Cod Liver Oil/Zinc Oxide, Zinc Oxide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aquaphor and Desitin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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