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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Sacrosidase is an enzyme replacement therapy agent, prescribed for congenital sucrase-isomaltase deficiency (CSID).
Safinamide is prescribed as an adjunctive treatment along with the combination of levodopa and carbidopa to treat idiopathic Parkinson's disease during ‘off’ episodes (loss of muscle control and the appearance of muscle stiffness) when levodopa’s efficacy is reduced.
Salbutamol is a bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Salmeterol is a long-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist, prescribed for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Salmeterol and Fluticasone contains corticosteroid and long-acting bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma.
Salsalate is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for pain and inflammation due to arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Samarium SM 153 Lexdronam is a radioisotope, prescribed for relieving the bone pain that may occur with confirmed osteoblastic metastatic bone lesions.
Sapropterin dihydrochloride is a synthetic preparation of the tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4), prescribed for phenylketonuria.
Saquinavir is a protease inhibitor, prescribed for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in patients with or without acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) with other medication.
Sarecycline tablets are prescribed to treat pimples.
Sargramostim is a hematopoietic agent, prescribed for severe, life-threatening infections after chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).
Sarilumab is prescribed for the treatment of moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis in adult patients who have not shown adequate response either to one or more disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs).
Satranidazole is an antiamoebic agent, prescribed for liver abscess, giardiasis and trichomoniasis.
Saxagliptin is a new oral anti-diabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes with diet and exercise.
Saxagliptin and Metformin contains two oral antihyperglycemic medications (a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor and biguanide), prescribed for type 2 diabetes.
Scopolamine is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for prevention of symptoms of motion sickness such as nausea and vomiting, and recovery from anesthesia and surgery.
Secnidazole is an antiamoebic agent, prescribed for giardiasis and amoebiasis.
Secobarbital is a barbiturate, prescribed for insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep).
Secretin is a hormone, prescribed for secretion stimulating test in stimulation of pancreatic secretions, stimulation of gastrin secretion in order to identify gastrinoma, pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer.
Secukinumab is a recombinant human monoclonal antibody which is used in the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis (a type of skin disease with red and scaly patches in parts of the body), and active ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.
Segesterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol vaginal system is a hormone-releasing system used to prevent pregnancy in females of reproductive potential for about one year which covers approximately thirteen 28-day menstrual cycles.
Selegiline is a selective and irreversible monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), prescribed for Parkinson’s disease either alone or with levodopa as an adjuvant.
Selenium Sulfide is an anti-infective agent, prescribed for seborrheic dermatitis of scalp and treatment of dandruff.
Selinexor is an anticancer drug used for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) in combination with dexamethasone.
Selumitinib is a kinase inhibitor approved for treating children aged above two years treatment of with Neuro-Fibromatosis Type 1 (NF1).
Semaglutide is a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist which is prescribed to treat adult patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes along with diet and exercise to improve glucose control.
Senna is a stimulant laxative, prescribed for constipation.
Sermoline Acetate is a growth hormone-releasing agonist, prescribed for growth hormone deficiency in children.
Sertaconazole is an antifungal agent, prescribed for interdigital tinea pedis (athlete's foot) in immunocompetent patients.
Sertaconazole Nitrate is an antifungal agent, prescribed for tinea pedis in immunocompetent patients.
Sertraline is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class, prescribed for major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic attacks, and social anxiety disorder.
Sevelamer is a phosphate-binding agent, prescribed for hyperphophataemia.
Sevoflurane is a halogenated hydrocarbon, acts as a general anesthetic during surgery either alone or combined with other medications.
Sibutramine has been banned in several countries including the United States, European countries and India due to its cardiovascular side effects like heart attack and stroke.
Sildenafil is a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor, prescribed for erectile dysfunction (impotence).
Silodosin is an alpha blocker, prescribed to reduce the symptoms of enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia) like incomplete emptying of bladder in men and frequent urination.
Siltuximab injection is used to treat patients suffering from multicentric Castleman’s disease (MCD) in which the disease involves multiple lymph nodes or other distant tissues of the body.
Silver Sulfadiazine is a sulfonamide, prescribed for treating and preventing bacterial infection in second-and third-degree burns.
Silymarin is a herb, prescribed for liver disease.
Simeprevir belongs to a group of medications called Hepatitis C protease inhibitors and is prescribed for the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C infections.
Dimethylpolysiloxane/polydimethylsiloxane /simethicone is an oral anti-foaming agent used for the treatment of flatulence.
Simvastatin is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also known as a "statin", used for lowering high cholesterol and triglycerides in certain patients with appropriate diet.
Simvastatin and Sitagliptin contains antidiabetic and cholesterol-lowering agent, prescribed for treating type 2 diabetes and lowering high cholesterol.
Sincalide is a diagnostic agent, used to identify gallbladder or pancreas disorders.
Sinecatechins Ointment is an extract of green tea leaves, prescribed for external genital or perianal warts.
Siponimod is used for treating an immune disorder named Multiple Sclerosis (MS), especially for relapsing-remitting disease among adult patients.
Sipuleucel-T Suspension is an autologous blood cell and immune cell activator combination, prescribed for advanced prostate cancer.
Sirolimus is an immunosuppressant, prescribed for preventing rejection of kidney transplants either alone or with other medications.
Sisomicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, prescribed for conjunctivitis, keratitis, blepharitis and other bacterial infections.
Sitagliptin is indicated to improve glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus along with diet and exercise.
Sitagliptin-Metformin is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor and biguanide combination, prescribed for type 2 diabetes along with diet and exercise.
Sodium Fusidate is a bacteriostatic antibiotic, prescribed for osteomyelitis, boils, folliculitis, sycosis, and other skin infections.
Sodium Hyaluronate is prescribed for skin diseases.
Sodium Nitroprusside is a potent vasodilator, prescribed for controlling low blood pressure in order to reduce bleeding during surgery.
Sodium Oxybate is a central nervous system depressant, used to treat daytime sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy, and sudden muscular weakness called cataplexy.
Sodium Picosulphate is a contact laxative, prescribed for constipation.
Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate is a potassium-removing resin, prescribed for hyperkalemia (without ECG changes).
Sodium- Potassium- Magnesium Sulfate is a laxative, prescribed for stomach cleansing before colonoscopy.
Sodium Tetradecyl is sclerosing agent, prescribed for varicose veins.
Sodium Thiosulphate is a topical antifungal and keratolytic agent, prescribed for tinea versicolor, and cyanide poisoning.
Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate is prescribed for treating adult patients suffering from hyperkalemia or high potassium levels in the blood.
Sofosbuvir is prescribed to treat chronic hepatitis C (CHC) infection in adults along with other medications such as ribavirin or peginterferon alfa.
The sofosbuvir and velpatasvir combination is an antiviral drug combination that is prescribed for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infections.
The sofosbuvir, velpatasvir and voxilaprevir combination is the first pan-genotypic fixed-dose combination drug prescribed to treat adult patients who suffer from genotype 1-6 chronic HCV infection without cirrhosis or with compensated cirrhosis (Child-Pugh A).
Solifenacin is a urinary antispasmodic agent, prescribed for overactive bladder with or without incontinence.
Solriamfetol is indicated to improve wakefulness in adult patients with excessive daytime sleepiness that is associated with narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
Somatostatin is a peptide hormone, prescribed for gastrointestinal hemorrhage.
Somatrem is an analogue of growth hormone, prescribed for growth in children.
Somatropin is a synthetic human growth hormone, prescribed for growth hormone deficiency and turner syndrome.
Sorafenib is a kinase inhibitor, prescribed for renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer), hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer).
Sorbitol is a hyperosmotic laxative used to treat occasional constipation.
Sotalol is a non-selective beta-blocker, prescribed for irregular heartbeats.
Sparfloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, prescribed for community-acquired pneumonia, and chronic bronchitis.
Spectinomycin is an aminocyclitol antibiotic, prescribed for gonorrhea.
Spinosad is a pediculicide (a topical suspension), prescribed for head lice.
Spiramycin is an antibiotic, prescribed for different types of infection.
Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic, prescribed for hyperaldosteronism, low potassium levels, and for edema (fluid retention) caused by various conditions.
Stanozolol is a synthetic anabolic steroid derived from testosterone, prescribed for angioedema, breast cancer and osteoporosis.
Stavudine is a nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NARTI), prescribed for HIV/AIDS.
Sterile Hemofiltration Hemodiafiltration Solution is a sterile solution, used in continuous renal replacement therapies (CRRT) as a replacement solution.
Stiripentol is used to treat Dravet syndrome (Previously Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy or SMEI), a rare but severe type of epilepsy in young children which is usually triggered by fever or hot temperatures.
Stool Softener is a type of laxative, prescribed for constipation.
Streptokinase is an enzyme, prescribed for heart attack, pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis.
Streptomycin is an aminoglycoside indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe infections caused by susceptible strains of mycobacterium tuberculosis and other bacteria.
Streptozocin is an alkylating agent (chemotherapy drug), prescribed for pancreatic cancer.
Strontium-89 is a chemical element, prescribed for bone pain in patients with painful skeletal metastases.
Succimer is a lead chelator, prescribed for the treatment of lead poisoning.
Succinylcholine is a depolarizing muscle relaxant, used for induction and maintenance of general anesthesia.
Sucralfate is a gastric protective agent, prescribed for intestinal ulcers.
Sufentanil Citrate Injection is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for inducing anesthesia during surgery.
Sulbutiamine is prescribed for the treatment of asthenia, a condition of severe weakness which is mainly of central nervous system (CNS) or brain origin rather than neuromuscular origin.
Sulconazole is an antifungal agent, prescribed for jock itch, athlete's foot, ringworm, and tinea versicolor.
Sulfacetamide and Prednisolone is an antibacterial and corticosteroid combination, prescribed for eye inflammation.
Sulfacetamide and Sulfur is an antibacterial and keratolytic combination, prescribed for acne, rosacea, and seborrhea.
Sulfacetamide Ophthalmic is a sulfonamide with antibacterial activity, prescribed for eye infections.
Sulfadimidine is prescribed to treat urinary tract infections, prostatitis (infection of the prostate gland) and respiratory tract infections caused by bacteria.
Sulfamethoxazole is a sulfa agent, eliminates bacteria that cause infections, especially urinary tract infections.
Sulfamoxole is a sulfonamide antibacterial, prescribed for susceptible infections.
Sulfasalazine is a salicylate, prescribed for ulcerative colitis.
Sulfinpyrazone is a uricosuric agent, prescribed for gouty arthritis.
Sulfisoxazole is a sulfonamide antibacterial, prescribed for treating and preventing certain bacterial infections.
Sulindac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for pain, tenderness, swelling, stiffness caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.
Sulphaguanidine is a sulfonamide, prescribed for enteric infections.
Sulphamethoxazole Pyrimethamine is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria.
Sultamicillin is an antibiotic combination, prescribed for urinary tract infection, otitis media, and gonorrhea.
Sumatriptan is a selective serotonin receptor agonist, prescribed for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults (severe, throbbing headaches that sometimes are accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to sound and light).
Sumatriptan Succinate and Naproxen Sodium contains triptan and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, prescribed for migraine.
Sumatriptan Transdermal System (TDS) is a triptan drug, prescribed for migraine with or without aura.
Sunitinib is a multikinase inhibitor, prescribed for gastrointestinal stromal tumor or renal cell carcinoma (RCC), and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET).
Suprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for reducing pain and inflammation in the eyes.
Suramin is prescribed for sleeping sickness, onchocerciasis (river blindness) and some infections caused by parasites.
Suvorexant tablets are used in treating insomnia patients who are having difficulty with sleep onset and/or sleep maintenance .
Suxamethonium Chloride is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for muscle relaxant in general anesthesia.
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