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A-Z Drug (Generic) Information

A-Z Drug Index for Prescription and OTC Medications. The generic drugs are listed alphabetically for easy search and reference. You can find information on 2079 generic drugs that are listed as over 79291 brands. Please note that the generic name of the drug does not change, whereas the same generic maybe available under different brand names and these may vary from country to country. To know brand names, please follow the link on the subsequent pages.
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  • Rabeprazole

    Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor, prescribed for duodenal ulcer, gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD), and Zollinger-Ellison (gastric acid hyper secretion) syndrome.
  • Rabeprazole and Itopride

    Rabeprazole and Itopride contains a proton pump inhibitor and prokinetic agent, prescribed for gastro-esophageal reflux disease.
  • Rabies Vaccine

    Rabies Vaccine is an immunizing agent, used to prevent rabies.
  • Racecadotril

    Racecadotril is an oral enkephalinase inhibitor, prescribed for diarrhea.
  • Radium Ra 223 Dichloride

    Radium Ra 223 Dichloride is an alpha particle-emitting radioactive therapeutic agent indicated for treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), symptomatic bone metastases and no known visceral metastatic disease.
  • Ragweed

    Ragweed tablets contains pollen allergen extract obtained from the short ragweed plant named Ambrosia artemisiifolia, used for treating ragweed positive allergic rhinitis patients in the age group of 18-65 years.
  • Raloxifene

    Raloxifene is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) prescribed for treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
  • Raltegravir

    Raltegravir is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV/AIDS.
  • Ramelteon

    Ramelteon is a sedative, prescribed for insomnia (sleeplessness).
  • Ramipril

    Ramipril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure.
  • Ramucirumab

    Ramucirumab is used to treat stomach cancer or cancer at the junction of the stomach and esophagus, in patients with advanced or cancer that has migrated to other body parts.
  • Ranibizumab

    Ranibizumab is a selective vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antagonist, prescribed for neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD- loss of vision) and macular edema following retinal vein occlusion (RVO).
  • Ranitidine

    Ranitidine is an antacid, antireflux agent and antiulcerant, prescribed for peptic ulcer.
  • Ranolazine

    Ranolazine is an anti-anginal compound, prescribed for chest pain either alone or combined with other medication.
  • Rapacuronium

    Rapacuronium is a neuromuscular blocker, prescribed as an adjunct to general anesthesia to facilitate tracheal intubations.
  • Rasagiline

    Rasagiline is an irreversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase, prescribed for Parkinson’s disease either alone or with other medications.
  • Rasburicase

    Rasburicase is a urate-oxidase enzyme, prescribed for high levels of uric acid in people with certain type of cancers.
  • Ravulizumab

    Ravulizumab is indicated for the treatment of adults with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria .
  • Raxibacumab

    Raxibacumab is a human monoclonal antibody, prescribed for anthrax with appropriate antibacterial drugs.
  • Rebamipide

    Rebamipide is prescribed for the treatment of peptic ulcer, gastroduodenal ulcers, and gastric disorders.
  • Reboxetine

    Reboxetine an antidepressant, prescribed for depression.
  • Regadenoson

    Regadenoson is a stress agent, prescribed for radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) in patients unable to undergo adequate exercise stress.
  • Regorafenib

    Regorafenib is a kinase inhibitor, prescribed for metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) in patients who have been previously treated with fluoropyrimidine- oxaliplatin-and irinotecan-based chemotherapy.
  • Relugolix

    Relugolix is approved for treating adults with advanced prostate cancer.
  • Remdesivir

    It is prescribed for severe COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization.
  • Remifentanil

    Remifentanil is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for pain during and after surgery.
  • Repaglinide

    Repaglinide is a meglitinide antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes.
  • Repaglinide and Metformin

    Repaglinide and Metformin contains meglitinide and biguanide, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.
  • Reserpine

    Reserpine is an antihypertensive and antipsychotic, prescribed for high blood pressure.
  • Reslizumab

    Reslizumab is an interleukin 5 antagonist monoclonal antibody that is prescribed along with other medications as an add-on treatment for asthma in patients above 18 years or in patients with eosinophilic phenotype (1).
  • Resorcinol

    Resorcinol is a dihydroxy benzene, prescribed for acne, seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, and other skin disorders.
  • Respiratory Syncitial Virus Immune Globulin

    Respiratory Syncitial Virus Immune Globulin is an immune globulin, prescribed for lung disease in infants caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
  • Retapamulin

    Retapamulin is a pleuromutilin antibiotic, prescribed for impetigo.
  • Retinol

    Retinol is a different form of Vitamin A, prescribed for Vitamin A deficiency.
  • Revaprazan

    Revaprazan is prescribed for the treatment of duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer and gastritis.
  • Revefenacin

    Revefenacin is an inhalation anticholinergic drug used for the maintenance treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Reviparin Sodium

    Reviparin Sodium is an antithrombotic agent, prescribed for venous thromboembolism.
  • Rho(D) Immune Globulin

    Rho(D) Immune Globulin is an immunoglobulin (Ig), prescribed for certain blood problems that may occur during pregnancy and other obstetrical conditions in Rh-negative women, or blood transfusion.
  • Ribavirin

    Ribavirin is an antiviral agent, prescribed for severe Respiratory Syncytial Viral infection in infants and children, especially those with other risk factors such as heart disease.
  • Ribociclib

    Ribociclib belongs to a class of medications called kinase inhibitors; it inhibits the cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4 and 6.
  • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

    Riboflavin is prescribed for various riboflavin deficiency conditions observed in pregnant or lactating mothers and vegan athletes who consume vegetarian foods or less milk.
  • Rifabutin

    Rifabutin is a bactericidal antibiotic, prescribed for mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
  • Rifampin

    Rifampin is a rifamycin antibiotic, prescribed for tuberculosis (TB).
  • Rifampin- Isoniazid- Pyrazinamide

    Rifampin- Isoniazid- Pyrazinamide contains antituberculosis agents, prescribed for pulmonary tuberculosis.
  • Rifamycin

    Rifamycin is prescribed for the treatment of travelers’ diarrhea in adults.
  • Rifapentine

    Rifapentine is an antibiotic, prescribed for tuberculosis (TB).
  • Rifaximin

    Rifaximin is an antibiotic, prescribed for traveler's diarrhea caused by certain bacteria and liver disease affecting the brain (hepatic encephalopathy).
  • Rilonacept

    Rilonacept is an interleukin-1 (IL-1) blocker, prescribed for Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes ((CAPS) - inherited auto-inflammatory conditions) including Familial Cold Autoinflammatory Syndrome (FCAS) and Muckle-Wells Syndrome ((MWS) autosomal dominant disease).
  • Rilpivirine

    Rilpivirine is a second-generation non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), prescribed for HIV infection.
  • Riluzole

    Riluzole is a benzothiazole, recommended for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig disease) is placed on a ventilator or breathing machine, by delaying onset of ventilator dependence or tracheostomy.
  • Rimantadine

    Rimantadine is an orally administered antiviral drug, prescribed for illness caused by various strains of influenza A virus in adults.
  • Rimexolone Ophthalmic

    Rimexolone Ophthalmic is a corticosteroid, prescribed for swelling, itching, redness, and irritation of the eyes and eyelids.
  • Rimonabant

    Rimonabant is an anorectic anti-obesity agent, prescribed for obesity and management of body weight as adjunct to diet and exercise.
  • Ringers Injection

    Ringers Injection is sterile, nonpyrogenic solution for fluid and electrolyte replenishment.
  • Risankizumab

    Risankizumab is used for treating psoriasis especially in moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients.
  • Risedronate

    Risedronate is a bisphosphonate which also includes the drugs alendronate prescribed for the treatment of Paget's disease of bone (a disease in which the formation of bone is abnormal) and in persons with osteoporosis (a condition in which the bones become thin and weak and break easily) especially in women who have undergone menopause ('change of life,' end of menstrual periods) and in people taking glucocorticoids.
  • Risperidone

    Risperidone is an atypical antipsychotic, prescribed for Asperger's syndrome (difficulties in social interaction), schizophrenia (disturbed or unusual thinking), schizoaffective disorder(elevated or depressed mood), the mixed and manic states associated with bipolar disorder, and irritability in children with autism(impaired social interaction).
  • Ritodrine

    Ritodrine is a tocolytic agent, prescribed for uncomplicated premature labour.
  • Ritonavir

    Ritonavir is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection either alone or combined with other antiretroviral agents.
  • Rituximab

    Rituximab is a monoclol antibody, prescribed for certain types of cancer such as lymphomas, leukemia, transplant rejection and some autoimmune disorders.
  • Rivaroxaban

    • Rivaroxaban is indicated for reducing the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation • It is used for preventing deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which may lead to pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients undergoing knee or hip replacement surgery.
  • Rivaroxaban Film-Coated

    Rivaroxaban Film-Coated is a direct factor Xa inhibitor, prescribed for blood clots in patients who have had knee or hip replacement surgery.
  • Rivastigmine

    Rivastigmine is a reversible non-competitive inhibitor of acetylcholinestrace, prescribed for mild to moderate dementia in patients with Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease.
  • Rizatriptan

    Rizatriptan is a selective serotonin receptor agonist, prescribed for the treatment of migraines in adults.
  • Rocuronium

    Rocuronium is a neuromuscular blocker, prescribed as an adjunct to general anesthesia for muscle relaxation and to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery or external breathing.
  • Roflumilast

    Roflumilast is a phosphodiesterase type 4 (PDE4) inhibitor, prescribed for lung inflammation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Rolapitant

    Rolapitant is prescribed to treat nausea and vomiting that occurs after several days in adult patients who undergo cancer chemotherapy.
  • Romidepsin

    Romidepsin is a histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor, prescribed for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) or peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL).
  • Romiplostim

    Romiplostim is a thrombopoietin (TPO) mimetic protein, prescribed for low platelets (thrombocytopenia).
  • Ropinirole

    Ropinirole is a dopamine agonist, prescribed for Parkinson's disease and restless leg syndrome (RLS).
  • Ropivacaine

    Ropivacaine is a local anesthetic agent, prescribed for acute pain management and for blocking the generation and conduction of nerve impulses that send signal to the brain.
  • Rosiglitazone

    Rosiglitazone is a thiazolidinedione antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes along with diet and exercise.
  • Rosiglitazone and Metformin

    Rosiglitazone and Metformin contains thiazolidinedione and biguanide antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.
  • Rosuvastatin

    Rosuvastatin is used to reduce the cholesterol in patients with obesity problem.
  • Rotavirus Vaccine

    Rotavirus Vaccine is a vaccine, prescribed for the prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis caused by G1 and non-G1 types in infants and children.
  • Rotigotine

    Rotigotine is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist, prescribed for Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS).
  • Roxatidine

    Roxatidine is a special H2-receptor antagonist, prescribed for reflux esophagitis, benign gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer and prophylaxis of recurrent ulcers.
  • Roxithromycin

    Roxithromycin is a semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotic, prescribed for respiratory tract, urinary and soft tissue infections.
  • Rucaparib

    Rucaparib belongs to a group of medications called poly (ADP-Ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors.
  • Rufinamide

    Rufinamide is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in children 4 years and older and adults.
  • Rupatadine

    Rupatadine is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic rhinitis and urticaria (hives).
  • Rutin

    Rutin plays a significant role in treating edema, small blood vessel disease, varicose veins (enlarged veins), venous insufficiency, venous hypertension, superficial vein thrombosis, mouth ulcers associated with cancer treatments, and hemorrhoids.
  • Ruxolitinib

    Ruxolitinib is a kinase inhibitor, prescribed for high-risk myelofibrosis.
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