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 2071 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.
Abacavir Sulfate, Lamivudine, and Zidovudine is a fixed-dose combination prescribed for treating AIDS/HIV infection mainly for pregnant women to reduce the risk of mother to child transmission during pregnancy.
Abemaciclib is used alone or with other drugs such as fulvestrant or anastrozole for treating women with advanced breast cancer or breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body and hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.
Abiraterone acetate is used along with prednisolone (corticosteroid) for treating a type of prostate cancer called metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) previously called hormone-resistant cancer.
Abobotulinumtoxin A Injection is a neurotoxin produced by Clostridium botulinum temporarily reduces the symptoms of cervical dystonia, a condition of overactive muscle movement resulting in tightening of the neck muscles causing neck pain and abnormal head positions.
Acebrophylline is prescribed to reduce the irritation, swelling, and narrowing of the bronchial tubes in patients with asthma, severe or chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)and tightness of the chest.
Acenocoumarol is a blood thinner agent prescribed to treat or prevent the formation of blood clots or thrombus in the blood vessels helps by dissolving the blood clots and reducing the complication of thromboembolic disorders.
Acetaminophen and codeine is a combination of non-opiate and opioid (opium-like sleep inducing) analgesics used to treat patients with fever, headache and helps to suppress the cough symptoms by acting on the cough center in the brain.
Acetylcysteine reduces the mucus plugging by breaking down the thick mucus in the airways and facilitates breathing in conditions like chronic bronchopulmonary disease and cystic fibrosis, a disorder that affects lungs.
Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation is used for the long-term maintenance treatment of bronchospasm or sudden constriction of the airways associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis, and emphysema or damaged air sacs in the lungs.
Acrivastine and Pseudoephedrine is a fixed combination of non-sedating antiallergic (acrivastine), and a nasal decongestant (pseudoephedrine) prescribed to relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as sneezing, rhinorrhea, pruritus, lacrimation, and nasal congestion.
Acyclovir and hydrocortisone contain acyclovir, an antiviral agent used to treat cold sores or fever blisters caused by the virus and a steroid, hydrocortisone helps to relieve the pain, itching and the burning sensation.
Adalimumab is prescribed to treat autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Adenosylcobalamin is an active form of vitamin B12, a water-soluble vitamin used as a nutritional supplement to treat vitamin B12 deficiency or pernicious anemia, stomatitis, as well as for other conditions like depression, panic attacks and anxiety.
Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone is used for the treatment of hematuria (blood in the urine), retinal hemorrhage (bleeds in the retina of the eye), epistaxis (bleeding from the nose), secondary bleeding from wounds, uterine bleeding and preoperatively to reduce bleeding.
Afatinib is prescribed as a first-line treatment to treat non-small cell lung cancer, a specific type of lung cancer that has moved to nearby tissues or other body parts in patients who have specific non-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations detected by an FDA-approved test.
Albendazole is an antihelminthic drug prescribed for treating a variety of parasitic worm infestations such as ascariasis, filariasis or roundworm disease, giardiasis, trichuriasis, pinworm disease, neurocysticercosis, and hydatid disease.
Albumin human is derived from human plasma, used to treat shock as a result of blood loss in the body (hypovolemia), burns, low protein levels (hypoproteinemia) due to surgery or liver failure, adult respiratory distress syndrome, dialysis, and as an additional medicine in bypass surgery.
Albuterol or salbutamol is a short-acting β2-adrenergic receptor agonist, used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness caused by lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways.
Albuterol or salbutamol and Ipratropium combination is prescribed to prevent wheezing, difficulty in breathing, chest tightness, and coughing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as chronic bronchitis (swelling of the air passages that lead to the lungs) and emphysema (damage to the air sacs in the lungs).
Alclometasone is a synthetic steroid medication prescribed to treat variety of skin disorders such as atopic dermatitis, eczema, contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, and rashes aiming to reduce the itching, swelling, and redness.
Alefacept is a genetically modified immunosuppressive drug prescribed for treating moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy.
Alglucerase injection is as an enzyme replacement therapy in patients diagnosed with type I Gaucher’s disease, a genetic disorder with symptoms and signs of anemia or bleeding tendency, liver disorder, and bone disease.
Alglucosidase is an enzyme replacement therapy used for treating Pompe disease, a rare metabolic disorder that damages the muscles and nerves caused due to the accumulation of glycogen in the lysosome.
Aliskiren, Amlodipine and Hydrochlorothiazide combination is prescribed for decreasing high blood pressure or hypertension and helps in reducing the complications related to heart mainly stroke or heart attack.
Allantoin is used as a moisturizing agent to prevent or treat various skin disorders such as dry, itchy, scaly skin or the psoriasis symptoms and for specific skin irritations such as minor burns due to radiotherapy or a diaper rash.
Alpha-linolenic acid is used to prevent or treat the disease of heart and blood vessels by reducing the risk of heart disease or heart attack, plaque(fatty build-up) formations in arteries serving the heart, and high blood pressure.
Ambroxol is a mucolytic agent, prescribed for various respiratory diseases such as emphysema with bronchitis pneumoconiosis, chronic inflammatory pulmonary conditions, tracheobronchitis (respiratory tract inflammation), bronchiectasis, bronchitis with bronchospasm asthma.
Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid is a combination of β-lactam antibiotic, and a β-lactamase inhibitor (potassium clavulanate) prescribed to treat infections of the ears, lungs, sinus, skin, and urinary tract.
Ampicillin and Sulbactam is a penicillin antibiotic, prescribed for susceptible bacterial infections like skin infections, gynecological infections or infections of the abdomen either alone or with other medications.
Anakinra is a recombinant human interleukin 1 antagonist, prescribed for reducing the pain and swelling associated with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis either alone or in combination with methotrexate to patients (18 years or older) who have had an absence of clinical improvement of symptoms or inadequate response in therapy with one or more disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).
Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed is an active immunization agent for the prevention of disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, in persons between 18 and 65 years of age whose occupation or other activities place them at high risk of exposure.
Anti-Inhibitor Coagulant Complex- Vapor Heated is a freeze-dried sterile human plasma fraction with clotting factor, prescribed for bleeding episodes or to cover surgical interventions in hemophilia A and hemophilia B patients.
Apixaban is an anticoagulant, which is used for reducing the risk of strokes and blood clots in patients with atrial fibrillation who have no problems with their heart valve (nonvalvular atrial fibrillation).
Apomorphine is a non-selective dopamine agonist, prescribed for acute, intermittent treatment of hypomobility and loss of control of body movements such as muscle stiffness, slow movements, or trouble moving associated with advanced Parkinson's disease.
Apraclonidine is an alpha-2-adrenergic agonist, prescribed for short-term treatment of glaucoma in people who are taking other medications for this condition and still have increased pressure in the eye.
Aprepitant is an antiemetic, prescribed for prevention of acute and delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting and it is used with other medications to prevent nausea and vomiting that may occur within 24 hours after receiving cancer chemotherapy treatment.
Astaxanthin is an antioxidant and a carotenoid that has potential benefits in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke, high cholesterol, and an eye condition called age related macular degeneration.
Avatrombopag tablets are prescribed for treating abnormally low platelet counts or a condition of thrombocytopenia in adult patients with severe liver dysfunction who are planning to undergo a medical or dental procedure.
Avelumab is a programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1) blocking antibody which is prescribed to treat adult and pediatric patients of 12 years and older who suffer from advanced Merkel-cell carcinoma that has spread to other parts of the body.
Axicabtagene is used for the treatment of adults with various recurrent or refractory (resistant to treatment) large B-cell lymphomas like diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma, high-grade B-cell lymphoma, and DLBCL arising from follicular lymphoma after trying at least two other kinds of treatment.
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