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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Bacampicillin is a penicillin antibiotic, prescribed for susceptible infections and uncomplicated gonorrhea.
Bacitracin (Neomycin/Polymyxin B) Ophthalmic is an antibiotic, prescribed for eye infections caused by bacteria.
Baclofen is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), prescribed for severe chronic spasticity.
Balofloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic, prescribed for infective ophthalmitis and sinusitis, chronic bronchitis, acute exacerbation, community-acquired pneumonia, skin infections.
Baloxavir marboxil tablets are prescribed to treat flu or acute uncomplicated influenza in patients who are aged 12 years and above.
Balsalazide is an anti-inflammatory agent, prescribed for ulcerative colitis.
Bambuterol is a prodrug of terbutaline, prescribed for chronic bronchial asthma.
Bamipine is an antihistamine with anticholinergic properties used as an antipruritic.
Baricitinib tablets are prescribed to treat adult patients suffering from moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis who show loss of response to one or more tumor necrosis factor antagonist treatment schedules.
Basiliximab is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for prevention of rejection in renal transplant patients.
This vaccine is prescribed to prevent tuberculosis and treat bladder cancer.
Becaplermin is a wound-healing agent, prescribed for lower extremity diabetic neuropathic ulcers (skin ulcers of the lower legs or feet caused by diabetes) with other medications.
Beclomethasone is a synthetic steroid, prescribed for asthma attacks.
Beclomethasone is a corticosteroid and an anti-inflammatory drug.
Bedaquiline is a diarylquinoline anti-tuberculosis drug, prescribed for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) with other medications.
Belantamab is an anticancer agent indicated for the treatment of adults with multiple myeloma-A type of skin cancer.
Belatacept is a fusion protein, prescribed for preventing organ rejection in kidney transplantation along with other medications.
Belimumab is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for active, autoantibody-positive, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who are receiving standard therapy.
Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital contains Belladonna/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital, which are anticholinergic, barbiturate, and ergot agents.
Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital is an anticholinergic and barbiturate combination, prescribed for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and intestinal inflammation.
Bemiparin is used for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis with or without pulmonary (lung related) embolism, for the prophylaxis (prevention) of venous thromboembolism in both surgical and non-surgical patients, and for clot prevention in an extracorporeal system during dialysis for the kidneys.
Bemotrizinol / Bisoctrizole is used in sunscreens.
Benazepril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, prescribed for high blood pressure.
Benazepril HCl and Hydrochlorothiazide contains angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and thiazide diuretic, prescribed for high blood pressure.
Bendamustine hydrochloride is an alkylating agent, prescribed for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).
Benfotiamine is a vitamin, prescribed for Beri Beri, Wenicke-korsakoff syndrome, diabetic neuropathy.
Benidipine is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and chest pain.
Benoxinate is a local anesthetic, used in ophthalmology to determine fluid pressure inside the eye and for fitting of contact lenses.
Benralizumab is a type of monoclonal antibody which is prescribed as an add-on maintenance treatment for treating severe eosinophilic asthma in patients 12 years of age and older.
Benserazide is a peripherally-acting aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AAAD) or DOPA decarboxylase inhibitor, prescribed for Parkinson's syndrome.
Benzalkonium chloride is a topical antiseptic, prescribed for cold sore and fever blister.
Benznidazole is a nitroimidazole antiprotozoal agent prescribed to treat children of 2 to 12 years of age suffering from American trypanosomiasis or Chagas disease which is caused by Trypanosoma cruzi .
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 is a non-narcotic cough suppressant, prescribed for cough.
Benzoyl Peroxide is a keratolytic agent with antibacterial actions, prescribed for acne.
Benzoyl Peroxide and Clindamycin Phosphate contains an antibiotic and drying agent, prescribed for acne.
Benzphetamine is an anorectic agent, prescribed for obesity.
Benztropine is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for Parkinson disease, tremor and stiffness of muscles.
Benzydamine is a locally-acting non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for painful musculoskeletal and soft tissue disorders and inflammation of the mouth and throat.
Benzyl benzoate is the ester of benzyl alcohol and benzoic acid, prescribed for lice and scabies infestations.
Bepotastine is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conjunctivitis.
Beractant is an intratracheal suspension, prescribed for neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature infants.
Besifloxacin Ophthalmic Suspension is a quinolone antibiotic, prescribed for bacterial conjunctivitis.
Betahistine is an anti-vertigo agent, prescribed for dizziness (vertigo) in those who have Meniere's disease.
Betaine anhydrous is a metabolic agent, prescribed for homocystinuria.
Betamethasone Ophthalmic is a corticosteroid, prescribed for eye inflammation.
Betamethasone Topical is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for certain types of skin disorders.
Betaxolol Ophthalmic is an ophthalmic beta-blocker, prescribed for glaucoma.
Bethanechol is a powerful cholinergic agent.
• Betrixaban is prescribed to prevent venous thromboembolism in adult patients who are hospitalized for an acute illness and are at a greater risk of developing a clot due to the restricted mobility or any thromboembolic related risk factors.
Bevacizumab is used to treat certain types of advanced lung cancer.
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 is a fibrate drug, prescribed for high cholesterol in blood.
Biafine is a water-based emulsion, prescribed for various types of wounds.
Bicalutamide is a non-steroidal anti-androgen, prescribed for prostate cancer.
Bictegravir, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide is a three-drug combination where bictegrair is an HIV-1 integrase strand transfer inhibitor, and emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide are HIV -1 nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors prescribed to treat HIV infections in adults.
Bifonazole is used for the treatment of fungal skin infections like ringworm including jock itch and athlete’s foot.
Bimatoprost is a prostaglandin analog, prescribed for open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
Binimetinib tablets are prescribed in combination with encorafenib for treating adult patients with a specific type of skin cancer known as melanoma which either cannot be removed by surgery or has moved to other parts of the body.
• Biotin is a dietary supplement prescribed to prevent and treat a rare biotin deficiency which is associated with malnutrition, pregnancy, long-term tube feeding and rapid weight loss.
Biperiden is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for Parkinson disease and involuntary muscle movement due to neuroleptic drug therapy.
Bisacodyl is a stimulant laxative, prescribed for constipation.
Bismuth Subsalicylate is an antidiarrheal agent, prescribed for diarrhea, heartburn, and upset stomach.
Bisoprolol is a beta- blocker, prescribed for heart disease.
Bitolterol is a bronchodilator, prescribed for the relief of bronchospasm due to asthma and other respiratory diseases.
Bivalirudin is an anticoagulant (thrombin inhibitor), prescribed for preventing blood clots in patients with unstable angina undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty ((PTCA) procedure to open blocked arteries).
Bleomycin is an anti – cancer agent, used for the treatment of skin, oral cavity, head and neck cancer.
Blinatumomab is used to treat B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a type of cancer of the white blood cells in adult patients and children.
Boceprevir is a protease inhibitor, prescribed for chronic hepatitis C.
Bortezomib is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma.
Bosentan is an endothelin receptor antagonist, prescribed for pulmonary atrial hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs).
Bosutinib is a kinase inhibitor, prescribed for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).
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 armpits.
Brentuximab Vedotin is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for certain types of lymphoma (Hodgkin lymphoma, systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma [sALCL]).
Bretylium Tosylate Injection is an antiarrhythmic agent, prescribed for ventricular fibrillation and life-threatening ventricular arrhythmia.
Brexanolone is indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) among women.
Brexpiprazole belongs to a group of drugs called atypical antipsychotics.
Brigatinib is an anticancer drug which is prescribed to treat patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) for patients who have progressed with or experience side effects with crizotinib, another drug used to treat the cancer.
Brimonidine is an α2-adrenergic receptor agonist, prescribed for open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension (high pressure inside the eye).
Brinzolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, prescribed for increased eye pressure (glaucoma) condition.
Brivaracetam is an anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drug which is used for the treatment of partial onset seizures along with other medications.
Brodalumab is a human monoclonal antibody prescribed to treat moderate-or -severe plaque psoriasis in patients who do not respond to other systemic treatments.
Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for eye pain and swelling.
Bromhexine is prescribed to loosen or thin down the mucus secretions that can plug the airways.
Bromocriptine is a dopamine agonist, prescribed for Parkinson’s disease either alone or with other medications.
Brompheniramine is an antihistamine agent, prescribed for respiratory allergies, common cold, itching, hives (urticaria) and other allergic reactions.
Buclizine is an antihistamine, prescribed for motion sickness, migraine, nausea, and skin disorders.
Budesonide is a corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammatory bowel disease, asthma, and also for breathing trouble.
Budesonide and Formoterol contains steroid and bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma in patients 12 years of age and older.
Bulaquine is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malarial fever with chloroquine.
Bumetanide is a diuretic, prescribed for the treatment of swelling and fluid retention due to congestive heart failure, liver and kidney disease.
Bupivacaine is a local anesthetic, used for surgery and for obstetrical procedures.
Buprenorphine is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for moderate to severe pain.
Buprenorphine and Naloxone is a narcotic partial agonist-antagonist, prescribed for opioid dependency.
Bupropion is prescribed for depression and smoking cessation.
Burosumab-twza or KRN23 is a monoclonal antibody prescribed to treat a rare hereditary disorder called X-linked hypophosphatemia (low levels of phosphate in the blood) in adult and pediatric patients who are one year and above.
Buserelin is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist, prescribed for prostate cancer and breast cancer.
Buspirone is a psychoactive agent, prescribed for anxiety disorders.
Busulphan is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Butabarbital is a barbiturate, prescribed for short-term treatment of insomnia.
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 itch that prevent the growth of fungus.
Butoconazole is an imidazole antifungal, prescribed for candidiasis (yeast infection of the vagina).
Butorphanol is an opioid analgesic, prescribed to alleviate pain post operatively, migraine, balanced general anesthesia, and used to relieve pain during labor.
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