Protectives Against UV-Radiation

DrugDrug NameDrug Indication
DB02362Aminobenzoic acidNot Available
DB04931AfamelanotideInvestigated for use/treatment in actinic keratosis, keratoses, skin cell studies, and skin infections/disorders.
DB06755Beta caroteneBeta-carotene is FDA approved to be used as a nutrient supplement and to be even added in infant formula as a source of vitamin A.[L2191] It is also approved to be used as a color additive for food products,[L2192] drugs (with the label of "only as a color additive")[L2193] and cosmetics.[L2194] It is used commonly for the reduction of photosensitivity in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria and other photosensitivity diseases.[A32485]
DB09496OctinoxateAs an active ingredient in sunscreens and lip balms. Used for protection against damaging effects of sun rays.