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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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  • Macimorelin

    Macimorelin acetate is a growth hormone (GH) secretagogue receptor agonist which is prescribed to diagnose adult growth hormone deficiency (AGHD).
  • Mafenide

    Mafenide is a sulfonamide, prescribed for skin infections either alone or with other medications.
  • Mafenide Acetate

    Mafenide Acetate is an topical antibacterial agent, prescribed for second- and third- degree bums.
  • Magaldrate-Simethicone

    Magaldrate-Simethicone contains antacid and anti-flatulent, prescribed for indigestion, heartburn, gas, and sour stomach.
  • Magnesium Hydroxide

    Magnesium Hydroxide is an antacid, prescribed for hyperacidity.
  • Magnesium sulphate

    Magnesium sulphate is used to treat several conditions which include:• Magnesium deficiency• Constipation and preparation of the bowel before surgical procedures and colonoscopy for its laxative action which it brings about by increasing the water content of the intestines and stimulating intestinal movement.
  • Malathion

    Malathion is an insecticide, prescribed for head lice.
  • Mangafodipir

    Mangafodipir is a contrast agent, used for diagnostic purposes.
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  • Mannitol

    Mannitol is an osmotic diuretic, prescribed for increased intracranial pressure, eye pressure, to maintain urine flow in kidney failure patients, and promotion of urinary excretion of toxic materials.
  • Maprotiline

    Maprotiline is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression and anxiety.
  • Maraviroc

    Maraviroc is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV infection (CCR5-tropic HIV-1 detectable).
  • Margetuximab

    Margetuximab is an anticancer agent indicated for the treatment of breast cancer.
  • Mazindol

    Mazindol, a drug used for the treatment of obesity along with lifestyle changes, is not currently available in the United States or the European Union for this purpose.
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine

    Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine is an active immunization against measles, mumps and rubella.
  • Mebendazole

    Mebendazole is an antihelmintic agent, prescribed for worm infections.
  • Mebeverine

    Mebeverine is a musculotropic antispasmodic agent without atropic, prescribed for irritable bowel syndrome, and GI tract spasm.
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  • Mecamylamine

    Mecamylamine is an antihypertensive agent, prescribed for high blood pressure.
  • Mecasermin [rDNA origin] Injection

    Mecasermin [rDNA origin] Injection is recombinant human insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-I), prescribed for growth failure in children with severe primary IGF-1 deficiency, and growth hormone (GH) gene deletion who have developed neutralizing antibodies to GH.
  • Mecetronium

    Mecetronium has antimicrobial properties.
  • Mechlorethamine

    Mechlorethamine is an alkylating agent, prescribed for certain types of cancer.
  • Mechlorethamine HCl

    Mechlorethamine HCl is an anti-neoplastic agent, prescribed for Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma along with other medications.
  • Meclizine

    Meclizine is an antihistamine, prescribed for nausea, vomiting and dizziness caused by motion sickness.
  • Meclofenamate

    Meclofenamate is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for dysmenorrhea, pain, tenderness, inflammation, swelling and stiffness caused by certain types of arthritis.
  • Mecobalamin

    MeCbl is now prescribed for the treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency and is slowly replacing the traditional B12 formulations like cyanocobalamin and hydroxocobalamin.
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  • Medroxyprogesterone

    Medroxyprogesterone is a progestin hormone, prescribed for menstrual problems, breast cancer and prevention of pregnancy.
  • Medrysone Liquifilm Ophthalmic

    Medrysone Liquifilm Ophthalmic belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids, prescribed for allergic conjunctivitis.
  • Mefenamic Acid

    Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for dysmenorrhea and other pain.
  • Mefloquine

    Mefloquine is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria.
  • Megestrol

    Megestrol is a progesterone derivative, prescribed for breast cancer, uterine cancer, loss of appetite, physical wasting, or unexplained significant weight loss in patients with diagnosis of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
  • Melatonin

    Melatonin is a light-sensitive hormone, prescribed for management of jet lag and other sleep disorders.
  • Melitracen

    Melitracen is prescribed to treat depression and anxiety.
  • Meloxicam

    Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for pain, swelling, and stiffness caused by breakdown of joints.
  • Melphalan

    Melphalan is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for multiple myeloma, melanoma, and ovarian carcinoma.
  • Memantine

    Memantine is an N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA)-receptor antagonist, recommended for Alzheimer's disease.
  • Meningococcal C,Y and Haemophilus B Tetanus Toxoid

    Meningococcal C,Y and Haemophilus B Tetanus Toxoid is a combination vaccine, prescribed for preventing of invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups C and Y and Haemophilus influenzae type B.
  • Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine

    Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine is a vaccine, prescribed for bacterial infections (Neisseria meningitidis).
  • Menotropins

    Menotropins is combination of hormones, prescribed for infertility in women.
  • Mepacrine

    Mepacrine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for giardiasis and lupus erythematosus.
  • Mepenzolate

    Mepenzolate is an antimuscarinic agent, prescribed for the treatment of peptic ulcer combined with other medication.
  • Meperidine

    Meperidine is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for moderate to severe pain.
  • Mephenesin

    Mephenesin is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for muscle spasm.
  • Mephentermine

    Mephentermine is a cardiac stimulant, prescribed for hypotension (low blood pressure).
  • Mephobarbital

    Mephobarbital is a barbiturate, prescribed for anxiety, tension, apprehension, and preventing seizures.
  • Mepivacaine

    Mepivacaine is a local anesthetic, prescribed for inducing local or regional analgesia and anesthesia during surgical procedures, labor, or delivery.
  • Mepolizumab

    Mepolizumab is a monoclonal antibody used as an add-on maintenance treatment for treating patients with severe eosinophilic asthma.
  • Meprobamate

    Meprobamate is a tranquilizer, prescribed for anxiety and tenseness.
  • Meprobamate and Aspirin

    Meprobamate and Aspirin contains a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and an anxiolytic, prescribed for pain with anxiety or tension from muscle/bone problems.
  • Mequinol and Tretinoin

    Mequinol and Tretinoin is a combination of depigmentation agent and retinoid, prescribed for solar lentigines.
  • Mercaptopurine

    Mercaptopurine is an antimetabolite, prescribed for acute lymphatic leukemia either alone or with other medications.
  • Meropenem

    Meropenem is a carbapenem antibiotic, prescribed for bacterial infections like skin and skin structure infections, bacterial meningitis, serious nosocomial infections like septicaemia, febrile neutropenia, intraabdominal and pelvic infections.
  • Meropenem and Vaborbactam

    Meropenem and vaborbactam is a combination of a penem antibacterial and β-lactamase inhibitor which is prescribed to treat complicated urinary tract infections and pyelonephritis caused by susceptible bacteria in patients 18 years of age and older.
  • Mesalamine(Mesalazine)

    Mesalamine(Mesalazine) is an anti-inflammatory agent, prescribed for the induction of remission and for the treatment of patients with mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the colon).
  • Mesna

    Mesna is prescribed as a preventive medicine to reduce the risk of hemorrhagic cystitis caused by the chemotherapy drugs ifosfamide and cyclophosphamide.
  • Mesterolone

    Mesterolone is a dihydro derivative of testosterone, the male sex hormone.
  • Mestranol and Norethindrone

    Mestranol and Norethindrone is a combination of 2 hormones namely estrogen and progestogen, used as an oral contraceptive to prevent pregnancy.
  • Metadoxine

    Metadoxine is a hepatoprotective agent, prescribed for the treatment of fatty liver due to alcoholism.
  • Metamizole

    Metamizole is a painkiller used for the treatment of fever, headache, toothache, postoperative pain and other painful conditions.
  • Metaproterenol / Orciprenaline

    Metaproterenol / Orciprenaline is a bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma and other respiratory diseases.
  • Metaraminol

    Metaraminol is a potent sympathomimetic amine, prescribed for acute hypotensive state occurring with spinal anesthesia.
  • Metaxalone

    Metaxalone is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.
  • Metformin

    Metformin is an oral antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.
  • Methadone

    Methadone is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for moderate to severe pain.
  • Methamphetamine

    Methamphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant, prescribed for attention deficit disorders with hyperactivity in children.
  • Methazolamide

    Methazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, prescribed for certain types of glaucoma, either alone or with other medications.
  • Methdilazine

    Methdilazine is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic skin disorders.
  • Methenamine

    Methenamine is a urinary antiseptic, prescribed for urinary tract infections.
  • Methenamine Hippurate

    Methenamine Hippurate is a urinary antiseptic, prescribed for urinary tract infections.
  • Methimazole

    Methimazole is an antithyroid agent, prescribed for hyperthyroidism.
  • Methionine

    Methionine is an amino acid.
  • Methocarbamol

    Methocarbamol is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for muscle pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains and injuries.
  • Methohexital

    Methohexital is a barbiturate anesthetic, prescribed for inducing anesthesia before surgery.
  • Methotrexate

    Methotrexate is an antimetabolite, curative in choriocarcinoma (cancer of the tissue that normally would develop into placenta).
  • Methoxsalen

    Methoxsalen is a photosensitizer, prescribed for vitiligo in combination with controlled doses of ultraviolet A (UVA) or sunlight.
  • Methsuximide

    Methsuximide is an anticonvulsant medication, prescribed for certain types of seizures.
  • Methyclothiazide

    Methyclothiazide is a diuretic, prescribed for high blood pressure and fluid retention.
  • Methyl Aminolevulinate Hydrochloride

    Methyl Aminolevulinate Hydrochloride is a photosensitizing agent, prescribed for skin lesions (actinic keratoses).
  • Methyl salicylate

    Methyl salicylate is used as a local painkiller to treat minor joint and muscle pain.
  • Methyldopa

    Methyldopa is an alpha-2 receptor agonist, prescribed for hypertension.
  • Methylergometrine

    Methylergometrine is a synthetic analogue of ergonovine, prescribed for treating postpartum hemorrhage.
  • Methylhesperidin

    Methylhesperidin is a flavanone glycoside which is usually found in citrus fruits.
  • Methylnaltrexone Bromide

    Methylnaltrexone Bromide is a mu-opioid receptor antagonist, prescribed for constipation caused by opioid medicines.
  • Methylphenidate

    Methylphenidate is a central nervous system stimulant, prescribed for attention deficit disorder (ADD) and daytime sleep (narcolepsy).
  • Methylprednisolone

    Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid prescribed for severe allergies, arthritis, asthma, certain blood disorders and skin conditions.
  • Methyltestosterone

    Methyltestosterone is an anabolic steroid, prescribed for testosterone deficiency.
  • Methysergide

    Methysergide is a partially synthetic compound, prescribed for prevention or reduction of intensity and frequency of vascular headaches.
  • Metoclopramide

    Metoclopramide is a gastrointestinal stimulant and antinauseant, prescribed for heartburn and esophagitis due to GERD and for treating patients who have gastroparesis (partial paralysis of the stomach) and prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy.
  • Metolazone

    Metolazone is a quinazoline diuretic, prescribed for high blood pressure.
  • Metoprolol

    Metoprolol is a beta-blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure either alone or with other medications.
  • Metronidazole

    Metronidazole is an antibacterial agent, prescribed for trichomoniasis, amebiasis and other bacterial infections.
  • Metronidazole Topical

    Metronidazole Topical is an antibiotic, prescribed for inflammatory papules and pustules of rosacea.
  • Metyrapone

    Metyrapone is an endogenous inhibitor used in diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency and in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome (excess amount of cortisol in the body).
  • Metyrosine

    Metyrosine is a catecholamine synthesis inhibitor, prescribed for pheochromocytoma.
  • Mexiletine

    Mexiletine is used to treat irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias) and maintain a normal heart rate.
  • Mezlocillin sodium

    Mezlocillin sodium is penicillin antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections (E.
  • Mianserin

    Mianserin is tetracyclic antidepressant (TeCA), prescribed for depression.
  • Micafungin

    Micafungin is an antifungal agent, prescribed for fungal infections.
  • Miconazole

    Miconazole is an anti-fungal agent, prescribed for various skin infections such as athlete’s foot and jock itch and also for vaginal yeast infections.
  • Midazolam

    Midazolam is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for preoperative sedation, anxiolysis and amnesia.
  • Midodrine

    Midodrine is an antihypotensive and vasopressor, prescribed for orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure when standing) and narrowing of the blood vessel, which leads to an increase in blood pressure.
  • Midostaurin

    Midostaurin is a kinase inhibitor prescribed as a combination therapy with cytarabine and daunorubicin for treating adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia who are detected as FLT3 mutation-positive by an FDA approved test.
  • Mifamurtide

    Mifamurtide is an immunomodulator, prescribed for osteosarcoma (a kind of bone cancer) along with other chemotherapy agents.
  • Mifepristone

    Mifepristone is a synthetic steroid, used alone or together with another medication, to end an early pregnancy (within 7 weeks of the start of a woman's last menstrual period).
  • Migalastat

    Migalastat is prescribed to treat Fabry disease in adult patients.
  • Miglitol

    Miglitol is an oral anti-diabetic drug (alpha-glucosidase inhibitor), prescribed for type 2 diabetes either alone or with other medications.
  • Miglustat

    Miglustat is an enzyme inhibitor, prescribed for Gaucher disease.
  • Milnacipran Hcl

    Milnacipran Hcl is a serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI), prescribed for fibromyalgia.
  • Milrinone

    Milrinone is a phosphodiesterase 3 inhibitor, prescribed for acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) (serious cause of acute respiratory distress).
  • Miltefosine

    Miltefosine is an antiprotozoal drug, prescribed for leishmaniasis.
  • Minocycline

    Minocycline is a broad spectrum tetracycline antibiotic.
  • Minoxidil oral

    Minoxidil oral is a vasodilator, prescribed for hypertension.
  • Minoxidil Topical

    Minoxidil Topical is a vasodilator, prescribed for hair loss.
  • Mipomersen Injection

    Mipomersen Injection is a cholesterol-reducing agent (oligonucleotide inhibitor- an orphan drug), prescribed for hypercholesterolemia.
  • Mirabegron

    Mirabegron is a beta-3 adrenergic agonist prescribed for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urinary incontinence, urgency, and urinary frequency.
  • Mirtazapine

    Mirtazapine is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression.
  • Misoprostol

    Misoprostol is a synthetic prostaglandin; prescribed for ulcer, labor induction, induced abortion, miscarriage, postpartum hemorrhage (blood loss during birth) and other gynecological uses.
  • Mitomycin

    Mitomycin is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for adenocarcinoma (cancer of the stomach or pancreas) either alone or with other medications.
  • Mitotane

    Mitotane is an anti-cancer agent, prescribed for adrenal cortical cancer which is not treated with surgery.
  • Mitoxantrone

    Mitoxantrone is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for metastatic breast cancer, acute myeloid leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
  • Mizolastine

    Mizolastine is a non-sedating antihistamine, prescribed for symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis), hives and other allergic reactions.
  • Moclobemide

    Moclobemide is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), prescribed for depression and social anxiety.
  • Modafinil

    Modafinil is an analeptic drug, prescribed for narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea and shift work disorder.
  • Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

    Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets contains an ACE inhibitor and thiazide diuretic, prescribed for hypertension.
  • Moexipril Hydrochloride

    Moexipril Hydrochloride is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, prescribed for high blood pressure.
  • Mogamulizumab-kpkc

    Mogamulizumab-kpkc is used to treat mycosis fungoides or Sézary syndrome in adult patients whose disease condition returns after treatment with at least one prescribed chemotherapy regimen.
  • Molgramostim

    Molgramostim is an immune stimulator which is prescribed to correct neutropenia -the condition that causes low levels of neutrophils - following a high dose chemotherapy regimen or bone marrow transplantation.
  • Mometasone

    Mometasone is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for treatment of inflammatory skin disorders (such as eczema and psoriasis), allergic rhinitis (such as hay fever), and asthma.
  • Mometasone Furoate and Formoterol Fumarate

    Mometasone Furoate and Formoterol Fumarate contains corticosteroid and bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma.
  • Monobenzone

    Monobenzone is a depigmenting agent, prescribed to permanently lighten skin in people with vitiligo.
  • Montelukast

    Montelukast is a leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs), prescribed for asthma.
  • Moricizine

    Moricizine is an orally active antiarrhythmic drug, prescribed for irregular heart beats.
  • Moroctocog Alpha

    Moroctocog Alpha is an antihemophilic factor, prescribed for preventing bleeding episodes in patients with hemophilia A.
  • Morphine

    Morphine is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for severe acute and chronic pain.
  • Morphine Sulfate and Naltrexone Hydrochloride

    Morphine Sulfate and Naltrexone Hydrochloride contains a narcotic analgesic and antagonist, prescribed for moderate to severe pain when a continuous opioid analgesic is needed.
  • Morrhuate Sodium Injection

    Morrhuate Sodium Injection is a mixture of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, prescribed for varicose veins.
  • Mosapride

    Mosapride is a gastroprokinetic agent, prescribed for acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome and indigestion.
  • Moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk

    Moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk is prescribed to treat Hairy Cell Leukemia (HCL) in adult patients who had treatment failure with at least two treatments or whose cancer returned after chemotherapy.
  • Moxidectin

    Moxidectin tablets are prescribed to treat river blindness or onchocerciasis caused by the parasite Onchocerca volvulus in patients who are 12 years and above.
  • Moxifloxacin

    Moxifloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic, prescribed for bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus, skin and skin structure infections, and others.
  • Moxonidine

    Moxonidine is used to treat mild to moderate essential hypertension.
  • Multiple Electrolytes Inj

    Multiple Electrolytes Inj is a combination of electrolytes, used as a source of water, electrolyte, and calorie, or as an alkalinizing agent.
  • Multivitamin

    Multivitamin is an essential nutrient, prescribed for patients with vitamin deficiency.
  • Mupirocin

    Mupirocin is an antibiotic, prescribed for impetigo.
  • Muromonab CD 3

    Muromonab CD 3 is an immunosuppressant, prescribed for organ rejection.
  • Mycophenolate Mofetil

    Mycophenolate Mofetil is an immunosuppressant, prescribed for prevention of organ rejection.
  • Mycophenolic Acid

    Mycophenolic Acid is an immunosuppressant agent.
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