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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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Dabigatran is an anticoagulant (blood thinner), prescribed for preventing strokes or serious blood clots in risky patients.
Dabrafenib is used to treat melanoma with a specific BRAF V600E gene mutation, a certain type of skin cancer in patients who cannot be treated by a surgery or whose cancer cells have migrated to other body parts.
Dacarbazine is an antineoplastic chemotherapy drug, prescribed for melanoma and Hodgkin's disease.
Daclatasvir belongs to a group of antiviral medications called Hepatitis C virus (NS5A) inhibitors prescribed along with sofosbuvir for the treatment of chronic HCV genotype 3 infection.
Daclizumab is an immunosuppressive agent, prescribed for acute organ rejection during kidney transplantation.
Dacomitinib is prescribed to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adult patients whose cancer cells have spread to other body parts.
Dactinomycin is a cytotoxic chemotherapy, prescribed for Wilm's tumor, Ewing’s sarcoma and testicular cancer.
Dalfampridine is a potassium channel blocker, prescribed for improvement of walking in patients with multiple-sclerosis .
Dalteparin is an anticoagulant (blood thinner) that prevents blood clots in persons undergoing surgery.
Danaparoid is an anticoagulant (blood thinner), prescribed for deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and to prevent the formation of blood clots.
Danazol is a synthetic steroid, prescribed for endometriosis and hereditary angioedema.
Dantrolene is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for certain types of spasticity or muscle spasms.
Dapagliflozin is a sodium - glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor (SGLT2) which is prescribed to lower the blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Dapsone is an antibacterial drug, prescribed for leprosy and skin infections either alone or with other medications.
Daptomycin is an antibiotic, prescribed for serious infections.
Darbepoetin alfa is an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent, prescribed for anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
Darifenacin is a muscarinic receptor antagonist, prescribed for overactive bladder with symptoms of urinary incontinence, urgency and frequency.
Darunavir is an antiviral agent, prescribed for HIV infection with other antiviral agents.
Dasatinib is prescribed for blood cancer(Chronic Myeloid Leukemia).
Daunorubicin is a chemotherapeutic agent, prescribed for acute myeloid leukemia and acute lymphocytic leukemia.
Decitabine is a nucleoside analog, prescribed for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).
Deferasirox is an iron-chelating agent, prescribed for transfusional hemosiderosis (excess iron due to blood transfusions).
Deferiprone is a chelating agent, prescribed for thalassaemia.
Deferoxamine is an iron-chelating agent, prescribed for acute iron poisoning and iron overload due to blood transfusion.
Defibrotide injection is an antithrombotic agent that is used for the treatment of hepatic veno occlusive disease (VOD) where the blood vessels inside the liver is blocked.
Deflazacort is a glucocorticoid, prescribed for anti-inflammatory conditions, and used as an immunosuppressant.
Degarelix is a man-made form of a protein, prescribed for prostate cancer.
Dehydroemetine is classified as an antiprotozoal agent.
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is also known as androstenolone.
Delafloxacin is prescribed to treat adult patients suffering from acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSI) which are caused by susceptible gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.
Delamanid is an anti-tubercular drug prescribed in combination with bedaquiline for treating active multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in adults when other treatments fail or show no response.
Delavirdine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), prescribed for HIV-1 infection.
Demecarium is a parasympathomimetic agent, prescribed for glaucoma.
Demeclocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic, prescribed for certain bacterial infections.
Denileukin Diftitox is an anticancer agent, prescribed for lymphoma.
Denosumab is a human monoclonal antibody, prescribed for osteoporosis, treatment induced bone loss, bone metastases, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma and giant cell tumor of bone.
Dequalinium is an antiseptic which helps in killing many gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and fungi.
• Desaminooxytocin is used for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage (excessive bleeding following delivery of the baby), to induce and augment labor and promote lactation.
Desflurane is a general anesthetic, prescribed for induction of anesthesia during surgery.
Desipramine is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression.
Desirudin is a parenteral anticoagulant, prescribed for prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis, which may lead to pulmonary embolism.
Desloratadine is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic reactions in patients 2 years of age and older.
Desmopressin is used to reduce the symptoms of diabetes insipidus or water diabetes, a condition in which the body produces an abnormally excessive amount of urine.
Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol is an oral contraceptive, prescribed for prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use this product as a method of contraception.
Desonide is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for atopic dermatitis (eczema), seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis and contact dermatitis in both adults and children.
Desoximetasone is a topical (for the skin) steroid, prescribed for inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
Desvenlafaxine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRI), prescribed for depression.
Deutetrabenazine, a vesicular monoamine transporter 2 inhibitor, is used to treat sudden involuntary or repetitive movements (chorea) which is associated with an inherited disease called as Huntington's disease.
Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant is a corticosteroid, prescribed for macular edema following branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) or central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO).
Dexamethasone Ophthalmic- Otic is an ophthalmic corticosteroid, prescribed for swelling, itching, redness and irritation of the eyes.
Dexamethasone Oral is a corticosteroid, prescribed for certain conditions associated with decreased adrenal gland function.
Dexibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for moderate to severe pain such as dysmenorrhea, toothache, osteoarthritis.
Dexlansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor, prescribed for esophagitis and heartburn due to gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Dexmedetomidine is a sedative, prescribed for intensive care unit sedation and procedural sedation.
Dexmethylphenidate Hcl is the dextrorotatory enantiomer of methylphenidate, prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Dexpanthenol is a moisturizer, prescribed for dry skin (xerosis).
Dexrabeprazole Sodium is prescribed for gastro-esophageal reflux disease, gastric and duodenal ulcers.
Dexrazoxane is a cardioprotective agent, prescribed for reducing the risk of heart damage from doxorubicin, an anticancer medication.
Dextran is an anticoagulant, prescribed for hypovolaemic shock, thromboembolic disorders, pulmonary embolism, venous thrombosis and prophylaxis of post-op thromboembolic disorders.
Dextroamphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant, prescribed for attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity in children and sleep disorder (narcolepsy).
Dextromethorphan and Quinidine contains CYP2D6 inhibitor and a sigma-1 receptor agonist, prescribed for pseudobulbar affect (PBA).
Dextrose 5% in Lactated Ringer's Injection is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution for fluid and electrolyte replenishment, indicated as a source of water, electrolytes and calories or as an alkalinizing agent.
Diacerein is an anti-inflammatory agent, prescribed for osteoarthritis and chronic inflammatory arthritis.
Diatrizoate is a radiocontrast agent, prescribed for radiographic examination of the gastrointestinal tract.
Diatrizoate and Iodipamide is radiopaque contrast medium, prescribed for use in hysterosalpingography (X-ray of the uterus and fallopian tubes ).
Diazepam is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for anxiety.
Diazoxide is a glucose-elevating agent, prescribed for hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
Dibucaine is a topical anesthetic; prescribed for pain due to sunburns, minor burns, cuts, scratches, insect bites, stings or hemorrhoids.
Dichlorphenamide is a sulfonamide and carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, prescribed for glaucoma.
Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) prescribed to treat mild-to-moderate musculoskeletal pain.
Diclofenac Sodium (Topical Solution) is an NSAID, prescribed for pain in the knee joints caused by osteoarthritis.
Diclofenac Sodium and Misoprostol is an NSAID, prescribed for pain in the knee joints caused by osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients at high risk of developing NSAID-induced gastric and stomach ulcers and their complications.
Diclofenac Sodium Ophthalmic Solution is a topical, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for the treatment of postoperative inflammation in patients who have undergone cataract extraction.
Dicloxacillin is penicillin-like antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, infections of the ear, urinary tract, bone and skin.
Dicyclomine is an anticholinergic, prescribed for irritable bowel syndrome.
Dicycloverine Hydrochloride is an antispasmodic, prescribed for gastrointestinal tract spasm.
Didanosine is a reverse transcriptase inhibitor, prescribed for HIV/AIDS either alone or with other antiretroviral drugs.
Dienestrol is a synthetic estrogen, prescribed for atrophic vaginitis (vaginal inflammation) and kraurosis vulvae.
Dienogest and Estradiol Valerate is a combination birth control pill, prescribed for preventing pregnancy.
Diethylamine salicylate has painkilling and anti-inflammatory properties.
Diethylcarbamazine (DEC) is an antihelmintic drug which is prescribed to kill worms and treat the following diseases:a)Bancroft’s filariasisb)Tropical pulmonary eosinophiliac)Loiasis for the treatment, as well as to prevent infection in visitors to endemic areas• Though it is effective in river blindness (Onchocerciasis), DEC is no longer preferred since it can cause a severe reaction called Mazzoti reaction, and ivermectin is a much better choice .
Diethylpropion is an appetite suppressant, prescribed for obesity.
Diethylstilbestrol is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen, prescribed for the prevention of miscarriage, breast cancer, premature birth and prostate enlargement.
Difenoxin and Atropine is an antidiarrheal and anticholinergic combination, prescribed for acute nonspecific diarrhea.
Diflorasone Diacetate is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of skin.
Diflunisal is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(NSAID), prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and mild to moderate pain.
Difluprednate Ophthalmic Emulsion is an ophthalmic corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammation and pain associated with ocular surgery.
Digoxin is a purified cardiac glycoside derived from leaves of digitalis plant, prescribed for congestive heart failure.
Dihydrotachysterol is a form of vitamin D, prescribed for hypocalcaemia.
Dilazep is an adrenergic alpha-agonist, prescribed for coronary heart disease.
Diloxanide is an anti-protozoal agent, prescribed for intestinal amoebiasis.
Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and angina pectoris (chest pain).
Dimenhydrinate is an antihistamine and anticholinergic agent, prescribed for nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness.
Dimercaprol is a chelating agent, indicated in the treatment of metal poisoning with metals such as arsenic, gold and mercury.
Dimethicone is an emollient, prescribed for pediculosis, and other skin conditions.
Dimethindene is an antihistamine, prescribed for severe allergic conditions.
Dimethyl Fumarate (first-line oral treatment) is the methyl ester of fumaric acid, prescribed for multiple sclerosis.
• Dimethylglycine is an amino acid which is used in combination with other active ingredients for the treatment of conditions like attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy, allergies, respiratory disorders, inflammation and cancer.
Dinoprostone is a prostaglandin, prescribed for termination of pregnancy, evacuation of the uterine contents in the missed abortion, labor induction (rarely used), and dilatation of the cervix prior to labor.
Dinutuximab (Unituxin) is a monoclonal antibody which is prescribed for the treatment of a certain type of brain tumor in the nerve cells (neuroblastoma) of children.
Diosmin is a semisynthetic phlebotropic, prescribed for hemorrhoids along with hesperidin.
Diosmin and hesperidin is a semisynthetic phlebotropic, prescribed for chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and hemorrhoidal disease (HD).
Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine, prescribed for severe allergic conditions such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy, watery eyes.
Diphenidol is an antiemetic and an antivertigo agent, prescribed for nausea and vomiting.
Diphenoxylate reduces the frequent bowel movement.
Diphenoxylate and Atropine contains antidiarrheal (a narcotic) and anticholinergic agent, prescribed for diarrhea.
Diphenylpyraline is an antihistamine.
Dipivefrin Ophthalmic is a prodrug of epinephrine, prescribed for glaucoma, a condition in which increased eye pressure can lead to gradual loss of vision.
Dipotassium hydrogen citrate is a urinary alkalanizer.
Dipyridamole is a coronary vasodilator, prescribed for blood clot events.
Disodium edetate is prescribed• In emergency situations to lower the levels of excess calcium in the blood• To control irregular heartbeats or ventricular arrhythmias that occur due to accumulation of toxic levels of digitalis / digoxin, a drug given for heart conditionsDisodium edetate is also known as disodium EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid).
Disodium hydrogen citrate is a urinary alkalanizer.
Disopyramide is an antiarrhythmic, prescribed for abnormal heart rhythms.
Disulfiram is an alcohol antagonist, prescribed for chronic alcoholism.
Divalproex is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for bipolar disorder, epilepsy and to prevent migraine headache.
Dobutamine is a sympathomimetic compound used in the treatment of heart failure and cardiogenic shock.
Docetaxel is an anti-cancer agent, mainly used for the treatment of breast, ovarian, gastric cancer, head and neck cancer, prostate cancer and non-small cell lung cancer either alone or with other medications.
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an omega-3 fatty acid that helps the outcomes of people who have existing heart disease; it also helps lower triglycerides, blood pressure, blood clot risk, and arterial plaque formation and may also lower the risk of developing heart disease.
Docosanol is a saturated fatty alcohol, prescribed for cold sores or fever blisters.
Docusate is a stool softener, prescribed for constipation.
Dofetilide is an antiarrhythmic agent, prescribed for irregular heart beat.
Dolasetron Mesylate Injection is a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist, prescribed for the prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy.
Dolutegravir is an integrase inhibitor prescribed for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults and pediatric patients aged 12 years and older and weighing at least 40 kg.
Domperidone is an antidopaminergic agent, used in treating nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal problems and Parkinson’s disease.
Donepezil is a cholinesterase inhibitor, prescribed for dementia of Alzheimer's disease.
Dopamine is an adrenergic and dopaminergic cardiac stimulant, prescribed for heart failure.
Doravirine is prescribed to treat human immunodeficiency-1 (HIV-1) virus infection in adult patients only in combination with other antiretroviral medications.
Doripenem is an antibiotic that fights bacteria.
Dorzolamide/Timolol is prescribed for controlling eye pressure in patients with ocular hypertension or glaucoma.
Dothiepin is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression.
Doxapram is a respiratory stimulant, prescribed for airway obstruction and drug induced respiratory depression.
Doxazosin is an alpha blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and benign prostatic hyperplasia (an enlarged prostate).
Doxepin is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression.
Doxercalciferol is a recombinant human deoxyribonuclease I (rhDNase) enzyme, prescribed for lung infections and to improve lung function in patients with cystic fibrosis.
Doxofylline is an antitussive, prescribed for asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
Doxorubicin is a cytotoxic anthracycline antibiotic, prescribed for treating various types of cancer.
Doxycycline is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections, Lyme’s disease, infections of the skin, genital, and urinary systems and anthrax.
Doxylamine is a sedating antihistamine, prescribed for short-term treatment of insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep).
Doxylamine Succinate and Pyridoxine Hydrochloride is used to treat nausea and vomiting or morning sickness in pregnant women who do not respond to conservative management.
DPT- Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis Vaccine is an active immunization, prescribed for diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus.
Dronabinol is a cannabinoid, prescribed for nausea and vomiting due to cancer and chemotherapy and for anorexia (loss of appetite) in HIV patients.
Dronedarone is antiarrhythmic, prescribed for atrial fibrillation and reducing the risk of hospitalization for this condition.
Droperidol is a tranquilizer (dopamine receptor antagonism), prescribed for nausea and vomiting.
Drospirenone and Estradiol is a combination of 2 hormones (estrogen and progestin), prescribed for preventing pregnancy.
Drospirenone- Estradiol- Levomefolate contains progesterone and estrogen, prescribed for preventing pregnancy.
Drotaverine is an antispasmodic, prescribed for pain and dysfunction caused by smooth muscle spasm.
Drotrecogin Alfa is a recombinant form of human activated protein C, prescribed for life-threatening bacterial infections like severe sepsis (sepsis combined with organ malfunction).
Droxidopa capsules are used for the treatment of dizziness, lightheadedness, or for any feelings associated with dizziness in adults with certain nervous disorders like Parkinson’s, multiple system failure, complete autonomic failure, neuropathy which is not associated with diabetes and few enzyme deficiencies like dopamine beta-hydroxylase deficiency.
Drug Sodium Iodide-i-131 is a diagnostic agent, used to treat overactive thyroid gland and certain kinds of thyroid cancer.
Dulaglutide is a glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) agonist used as an additional treatment to diet and exercise to decrease blood glucose in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Duloxetine belongs to a class of drugs known as serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors.
Dupilumab is prescribed for the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (a skin disorder in which the skin is dry and itchy with red and scaly rashes) in adult patients who do not respond to topical therapies or who cannot tolerate the medicines that are normally used to treat it.
Dutasteride is a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor, prescribed for an enlarged prostate treatment.
Dutasteride And Tamsulosin contains 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor and alpha-blocker, prescribed for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Duvelisib is prescribed for treatment-resistant chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) and follicular lymphoma (FL) in adult patients.
Menstrual disorders: Since the drug supports normal growth and shedding of the uterine lining, it is used for treating menstrual disorders like absent or irregular menstruation, painful menstruation, secondary amenorrhea and premenstrual symptoms.
Dyphylline is a bronchodilator, prescribed for respiratory disorders like chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
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