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  • Bemotrizinol / Bisoctrizole

    Bemotrizinol / Bisoctrizole is used in sunscreens. It absorbs both Benazepril Benazepril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, prescribed for high blood pressure. It decreases a chemical that tightens blood vessels thereby making bloo
  • Benazepril HCl and Hydrochlorothiazide

    Benazepril HCl and Hydrochlorothiazide contains angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and thiazide diuretic, prescribed for high blood pressure.
  • Bendamustine hydrochloride

    Bendamustine hydrochloride is an alkylating agent, prescribed for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).
  • Benfotiamine

    Benfotiamine is a vitamin, prescribed for Beri Beri, Wenicke-korsakoff syndrome, diabetic neuropathy.
  • Benidipine

    Benidipine is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and chest pain.
  • Benoxinate

    Benoxinate is a local anesthetic, used in ophthalmology to determine fluid pressure inside the eye and for fitting of contact lenses.
  • Benserazide

    Benserazide is a peripherally-acting aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AAAD) or DOPA decarboxylase inhibitor, prescribed for Parkinson's syndrome.
  • Benzalkonium chloride

    Benzalkonium chloride is a topical antiseptic, prescribed for cold sore and fever blister. This medication prevents the spread of infection.
  • Benznidazole

    Benznidazole is a nitroimidazole antiprotozoal agent prescribed to treat children of 2 to 12 years of age suffering from American trypanosomiasis or Benzocaine Benzocaine is a local anesthetic used to treat painful conditions such as mouth ulcers, sore throat, before inserting instruments into the rectum or vagina for examination
  • Benzonatate

    Benzonatate is a non-narcotic cough suppressant, prescribed for cough. It works by depressing the "cough center" in the brain.
  • Benzoyl Peroxide

    Benzoyl Peroxide is a keratolytic agent with antibacterial actions, prescribed for acne.
  • Benzoyl Peroxide and Clindamycin Phosphate

    Benzoyl Peroxide and Clindamycin Phosphate contains an antibiotic and drying agent, prescribed for acne.
  • Benzphetamine

    Benzphetamine is an anorectic agent, prescribed for obesity.
  • Benztropine

    Benztropine is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for Parkinson disease, tremor and stiffness of muscles.
  • Benzydamine

    Benzydamine is a locally-acting non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for painful musculoskeletal and soft tissue disorders and inflammation of the mouth and thr
  • Benzyl benzoate

    Benzyl benzoate is the ester of benzyl alcohol and benzoic acid, prescribed for lice and scabies infestations.
  • Bepotastine

    Bepotastine is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conjunctivitis.
  • Beractant

    Beractant is an intratracheal suspension, prescribed for neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature infants.
  • Besifloxacin Ophthalmic Suspension

    Besifloxacin Ophthalmic Suspension is a quinolone antibiotic, prescribed for bacterial conjunctivitis.
  • Betahistine

    Betahistine is an anti-vertigo agent, prescribed for dizziness (vertigo) in those who have Meniere's disease.
  • Betaine anhydrous

    Betaine anhydrous is a metabolic agent, prescribed for homocystinuria.
  • Betamethasone Ophthalmic

    Betamethasone Ophthalmic is a corticosteroid, prescribed for eye inflammation.
  • Betamethasone Topical

    Betamethasone Topical is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for certain types of skin disorders. This medication decreases the action of chemicals that causes inflammation, redness
  • Betaxolol Ophthalmic

    Betaxolol Ophthalmic is an ophthalmic beta-blocker, prescribed for glaucoma.
  • Bethanechol

    Bethanechol is a powerful cholinergic agent. It stimulates the bladder muscle to improve the urine flow and thereby helps in emptying the bladder. It is used for the treatment of u
  • Betrixaban

    • Betrixaban is prescribed to prevent
  • Bevacizumab

    Bevacizumab is used to treat certain types of advanced lung cancer. It is also used to treat certain types of brain, breast, kidney, colon, or rectal cancer along with othe
  • Bexarotene

    Bexarotene is an oral antineoplastic agent, prescribed for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL, a type of skin cancer), lung cancer, breast cancer and Kaposi's sarcoma.
  • Bezafibrate

    Bezafibrate is a fibrate drug, prescribed for high cholesterol in blood.
  • Biafine

    Biafine is a water-based emulsion, prescribed for various types of wounds.
  • Bicalutamide

    Bicalutamide is a non-steroidal anti-androgen, prescribed for prostate cancer.
  • Bifonazole

    Bifonazole is used for the treatment of fungal skin infections like ringworm including jock itch and athlete’s foot. Bifonazole interferes with the synthesis of the cell membr
  • Bimatoprost

    Bimatoprost is a prostaglandin analog, prescribed for open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
  • Biotin

    • Biotin is a dietary supplement prescribed to prevent and treat a rare biotin deficiency which is associated with
  • Biperiden

    Biperiden is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for Parkinson disease and involuntary muscle movement due to neuroleptic drug therapy.
  • Bisacodyl

    Bisacodyl is a stimulant laxative, prescribed for constipation.
  • Bismuth Subsalicylate

    Bismuth Subsalicylate is an antidiarrheal agent, prescribed for diarrhea, heartburn, and upset stomach.
  • Bisoprolol

    Bisoprolol is a beta- blocker, prescribed for heart disease.
  • Bitolterol

    Bitolterol is a bronchodilator, prescribed for the relief of bronchospasm due to asthma and other respiratory diseases.
  • Bivalirudin

    Bivalirudin is an anticoagulant (thrombin inhibitor), prescribed for preventing blood clots in patients with unstable angina undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary a
  • Bleomycin

    Bleomycin is an anti – cancer agent, used for the treatment of skin, oral cavity, head and neck cancer. It is also used for lymphomas, cancer of the testis and fluid accu
  • Boceprevir

    Boceprevir is a protease inhibitor, prescribed for chronic hepatitis C.
  • Bortezomib

    Bortezomib is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma.
  • Bosentan

    Bosentan is an endothelin receptor antagonist, prescribed for pulmonary atrial hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs). The medication blocks the effects of end
  • Bosutinib

    Bosutinib is a kinase inhibitor, prescribed for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).
  • Botulinum Toxin Type A

    Botulinum Toxin Type A is an injectable neuro-toxin, indicated for spasms (involuntary muscle contractions) of neck, upper arm, eye or eyelid, as well as increased sweating in the arm
  • Brentuximab Vedotin

    Brentuximab Vedotin is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for certain types of lymphoma (Hodgkin lymphoma, systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma [sALCL]).
  • Bretylium Tosylate Injection

    Bretylium Tosylate Injection is an antiarrhythmic agent, prescribed for ventricular fibrillation and life-threatening ventricular arrhythmia.
  • Brexpiprazole

    Brexpiprazole belongs to a group of drugs called atypical antipsychotics. The drug is prescribed for the treatment of a type of mental disorder called schizophrenia. It is also use
  • Brigatinib

    Brigatinib is an anticancer drug which is prescribed to treat patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) positive metastatic non-small cell Brimonidine Brimonidine is an α2-adrenergic receptor agonist, prescribed for open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension (high pressure inside the eye).
  • Brinzolamide

    Brinzolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, prescribed for increased eye pressure (glaucoma) condition.
  • Brivaracetam

    Brivaracetam is an anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drug which is used for the treatment of partial onset seizures along with other medications. This type of seizure usually affects
  • Brodalumab

    Brodalumab is a human monoclonal antibody prescribed to treat moderate-or -severe plaque Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for eye pain and swelling.
  • Bromhexine

    Bromhexine is prescribed to loosen or thin down the mucus secretions that can plug the airways. The medication promotes the expulsion of the bronchial secretions by making it easie
  • Bromocriptine

    Bromocriptine is a dopamine agonist, prescribed for Parkinson’s disease either alone or with other medications. It is also used for galactorrhoea (abnormal milk production),
  • Brompheniramine

    Brompheniramine is an antihistamine agent, prescribed for respiratory allergies, common cold, itching, hives (urticaria) and other allergic reactions. The medication works by i
  • Buclizine

    Buclizine is an antihistamine, prescribed for motion sickness, migraine, nausea, and skin disorders.
  • Budesonide

    Budesonide is a corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammatory bowel disease, asthma, and also for breathing trouble.
  • Budesonide and Formoterol

    Budesonide and Formoterol contains steroid and bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma in patients 12 years of age and older.
  • Bulaquine

    Bulaquine is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malarial fever with chloroquine.
  • Bumetanide

    Bumetanide is a diuretic, prescribed for the treatment of swelling and fluid retention due to congestive heart failure, liver and kidney disease.
  • Bupivacaine

    Bupivacaine is a local anesthetic, used for surgery and for obstetrical procedures.
  • Buprenorphine

    Buprenorphine is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for moderate to severe pain.
  • Buprenorphine and Naloxone

    Buprenorphine and Naloxone is a narcotic partial agonist-antagonist, prescribed for opioid dependency.
  • Bupropion

    Bupropion is prescribed for depression and smoking cessation. It increases the levels of certain chemicals in the brain and reduces the cravings, anxiety, irritability an
  • Buserelin

    Buserelin is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist, prescribed for prostate cancer and breast cancer.
  • Buspirone

    Buspirone is a psychoactive agent, prescribed for anxiety disorders.
  • Busulphan

    Busulphan is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for chronic myelogenous leukemia. It is also used for bone marrow transplantation.
  • Butabarbital

    Butabarbital is a barbiturate, prescribed for short-term treatment of insomnia. It is also used to relieve anxiety.
  • Butenafine

    Butenafine is an antifungal, prescribed for dermatological infections such as tinea versicolor (rashes on the trunk region of the body), athlete’s foot, ringworm, and jock
  • Butoconazole

    Butoconazole is an imidazole antifungal, prescribed for candidiasis (yeast infection of the vagina).
  • Butorphanol

    Butorphanol is an opioid analgesic, prescribed to alleviate pain post operatively, migraine, balanced general anesthesia, and used to relieve pain during labor. It blocks t

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