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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Labetalol is a beta-blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure, including high blood pressure during pregnancy.
Lacidipine is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for hypertension.
Lacosamide is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for partial-onset of seizures.
Lactic acid is a chemical compound, prescribed for dry skin (Xerosis).
Lactobacillus acidophilus is a bacteria that exists naturally in the body, primarily in the intestines and the vagina.
Lactulose is a purgative and laxative, prescribed for chronic constipation.
Lafutidine is an antacid, prescribed for ulcer.
Lamivudine is a potent nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nRTI), prescribed for HIV/AIDS, and hepatitis B either alone or with other medication.
Lamivudine- Zidovudine contains antivirals, prescribed for HIV infection.
Lamotrigine is an anticonvulsant agent, prescribed for epilepsy and bipolar disorder either alone or combined with other medications.
Lanadelumab-flyo injection is prescribed to treat type I and type II hereditary angioedema (HAE) in patients aged 12 years and above.
Lanreotide is a somatostatin analog, prescribed for acromegaly.
Lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor, prescribed for gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), erosive esophagitis (inflammation of esophagus), and Zollinger-Ellison (gastric acid hyper secretion) syndrome.
Lanthanum Carbonate is a phosphate binder, prescribed to reduce serum phosphate in patients with end stage renal disease.
Lapatinib is a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor, prescribed for metastatic breast cancer with other medications.
Laronidase is a glycoprotein, prescribed for patients with Hurler and Hurler-Scheie forms of mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I- series of inherited metabolic disorders).
Larotrectinib is an anticancer agent that is indicated for the treatment of solid tumors in adults and children.
Latanoprost is prostaglandin analog, prescribed for open angle glaucoma and increased eye pressure, which can lead to a gradual loss of vision.
Latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic belongs to a class of prostaglandin analogs which is prescribed to treat patients suffering from open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
The ledipasvir and sofosbuvir combination is used in the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C infection (A viral infection which causes severe damage to the liver) with genotype 1,4, 5 and 6.
Leflunomide is a pyrimidine synthesis inhibitor, prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis.
Lenalidomide is an immunomodulatory agent, prescribed for certain types of myelodysplastic syndrome and multiple myeloma either alone or with other medications.
Lenograstim is a recombinant human granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) used to reduce the risk of life-threatening infection in patients with neutropenia, particularly after cytotoxic chemotherapy.
Lenvatinib belongs to a group of medications called kinase inhibitors.
Lepirudin is an anticoagulant, prescribed for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT).
Lercanidipine is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for hypertension.
Letermovir is an antiviral CMV DNA terminase complex inhibitor which is prescribed for prevention of the development of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in adult patients who underwent stem cell transplant or who test positive for the CMV antigens but do not suffer from the disease.
Letrozole is an aromatase inhibitor, prescribed for breast cancer either alone or in combination with other medications.
Leucovorin is a folic acid analog, prescribed for reducing the toxic effects of methotrexate.
Leuprolide is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist (hormonal chemotherapy), prescribed for prostate cancer, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, and central precocious puberty.
Levalbuterol HCl is a bronchodilator, prescribed for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm in adults, adolescents and children 6 years of age and older.
Levamisole is an anthelminthic and immunomodulator, prescribed for cancer treatment and also used for roundworm infection.
Levetiracetam is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for partial seizures.
Levobunolol (Ophthalmic) is an ophthalmic beta-blocker, prescribed for open-angle glaucoma.
Levocabastine is an antihistamine, prescribed for seasonal allergic conjunctivitis.
Levocarnitine is prescribed for the prevention and treatment of carnitine deficiency in:• Primary carnitine deficiency, where the cause of the deficiency is not known• Secondary carnitine deficiency, due to inborn errors of metabolism like medium chain fatty acylCoA dehydrogenase deficiency.
Levocetirizine is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conditions.
Levodopa is an antiparkinson agent, relieves some symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, including tremors, stiffness, and slowness of movement.
Levodropropizine is an antitussive, prescribed for cough.
Levofloxacin is prescribed for treating certain bacterial infections, and preventing anthrax.
Levoleucovorin is a folic acid derivative, used as an adjuvant in chemotherapy for treating patients with osteosarcoma and colorectal cancer.
Levomethadyl Acetate is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for opiate addiction.
Levonorgestrel is a birth control pill, prescribed after unprotected sexual intercourse or suspected birth control failure.
Levorphanol is an opioid analgesic, prescribed for moderate to severe pain.
Levosulpiride is an antipsychotic and prokinetic agent, prescribed for dyspepsia, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, and irritable bowel syndrome.
Levothyroxine is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for hypothyroidism.
Lidocaine is a local anesthetic, indicated for local or regional anesthesia.
Lidocaine and Prilocaine is a dermal anesthesia, prescribed for tingling, pricking or numbness of a person's skin.
Lidocaine and Tetracaine is a local anesthetic, used as a topical local analgesia before certain medical procedures for skin.
Linaclotide is an experimental peptide agonist, prescribed for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C).
Linagliptin is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.
Linagliptin and Metformin Hydrochloride contains dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor and biguanide, prescribed for type 2 diabetes in certain patients along with diet and exercise.
Lincomycin is a lincosamide antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections.
Lindane is a scabicide, prescribed for infestations of scabies.
Linezolid is an oxazolidinone antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections like pneumonia, complicated skin and soft tissue infections, and certain blood infections.
Liothyronine is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for myxedema.
Liotrix is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for hypothyroidism.
Liraglutide [rDNA] Injection is a glucagon-like peptide (GLP)-1 receptor agonist, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.
Lisdexamfetamine is a central nervous system stimulant, prescribed for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Lisinopril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, prescribed for high blood pressure.
Lisinopril and Hydrochlorothiazide contains thiazide diuretic and ACE inhibitor, prescribed for hypertension.
Lithium is an antimanic agent, prescribed for acute mania and bipolar disorder.
L-methylfolate is a vitamin (medical food), prescribed for dietary management in patients with low plasma or low red blood cells.
Lodoxamide Tromethamine is a mast cell stabilizer, prescribed for the treatment of redness, burning, itching, and swelling of the eyes.
Lofexidine is a centrally acting α-2 adrenergic receptor agonist, prescribed for reducing the severity of opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults, with the focus to facilitate the abrupt discontinuation of opioids or following the completion of opioid therapy.
Lomefloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, prescribed for various bacterial infections such as lower respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, and Chlamydia.
Lomitapide is an Orphan drug, used as an adjunct to a low-fat diet and other lipid-lowering treatments in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.
Lomustine is an alkylating agent, prescribed for certain types of cancer.
Loperamide is an antidiarrheal agent, prescribed for diarrhea.
Lopinavir and Ritonavir contains antiretroviral agents, prescribed for HIV-1 infection for adults and children aged above 14 days.
Loratadine is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conditions.
Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for anxiety.
Lorcaserin is used in adults who are overweight or obese.
Lorlatinib is indicated for the treatment of anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) which has been already treated by • For metastatic disease, crizotinib and at least one other ALK inhibitor; or • For metastatic disease,alectinibas the first ALK inhibitor therapy; or • For metastatic disease, ceritinib as the first ALK inhibitor therapy.
L-Ornithine L-Aspartate is a stable salt of the aminoacids ornithine and aspartic acid, prescribed for the treatment of high ammonia levels or severe liver impairment.
Lornoxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for moderate to severe pain, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Losartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB), prescribed for high blood pressure.
Loteprednol is a corticosteroid, prescribed for eye swelling caused by surgery, infection, allergies, and other conditions.
Lovastatin is a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, prescribed for high cholesterol.
Loxaglate is a diagnostic radiopaque medium, prescribed for radiographic examination of the heart chambers and thoracic veins and arteries in children.
Loxapine is a tranquilizer, prescribed for emotional and mental conditions.
Lubiprostone is a chloride channel activator, prescribed for chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.
Lucinactant is a synthetic, peptide-containing surfactant, prescribed for respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature infants.
Luliconazole is used to treat the fungal infections of the skin caused by the organisms such as Trichophyton rubrum and Epidermophyton floccosum.
Lurasidone is an atypical antipsychotic, prescribed for schizophrenia.
Lusutrombopag is used to treat thrombocytopenia, a condition of abnormally low platelet counts in adult patients with severe liver dysfunction who are scheduled to undergo a medical or dental procedure.
Lutetium Lu 177 dotatate is a somatostatin analog radioactive drug or a radiopharmaceutical which is used for treating adult patients with somatostatin receptor-positive gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs).
Lymphazurin is a diagnostic agent, used in visualization of lymphatic system.
Lymphocyte Immune Globulin- Anti-thymocyte is a lymphocyte-selective immunosuppressant, prescribed for prevention of organ rejection during transplantation.
Lynestrenol is a progestagen hormone, prescribed for menstrual disorders, and contraception.
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