Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

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Acamprosate

Acamprosate is used to treat alcohol dependence along with other rehabilitation therapy such as counseling and social support in people who have the intention of avoiding alcohol consumption.

Acamprosate reduces the desire to consume alcohol.

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Acebrophylline

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.

It helps in reducing the viscosity of the mucus in the airway and facilitates breathing.

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Aceclofenac

Aceclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for fever and to relieve pain and swelling in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.

It blocks the action of cyclo-oxygenase responsible for causing pain and inflammation.

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Acetaminophen or Paracetamol

Acetaminophen or paracetamol helps to reduce fever and to relieve a headache with mild to moderate pain.

It is also used with other pain medications to treat low back pain, osteoarthritis, cold, and toothache.

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Adapalene

Adapalene is a topical retinoid-like compound used to treat mild to moderate acne by preventing the formation of pimples acting deeply in the source.

It also prevents the formation of new acne by restoring skin texture and tone.

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Adefovir Dipivoxil

Adefovir Dipivoxil is an antiviral agent prescribed to treat hepatitis B, a chronic viral infection of the liver in patients 12 years and above.

It works by preventing the virus from spreading and infecting new liver cells.

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Adenosine

Adenosine is used as an antiarrhythmic agent prescribed to treat specific conditions of irregular heartbeat and also used while performing a stress test of the heart.

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Albumin Human

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.

It increases blood plasma volume or serum albumin levels.

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Alendronate

Alendronate is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis or bone thinning in men and post-menopausal women and Paget's disease or bone deformity. It is also recommended for patients taking steroids that affect bone health.

Alendronate is a bisphosphonate reduces the amount of calcium released from the bones into the blood.

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Alfuzosin

Alfuzosin is used to treat an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) symptoms in men by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and bladder neck and helps to urinate easily.

It is an alpha blocker helps to reduce the symptoms like difficulty with urination or incomplete emptying of the bladder in men.

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Alprazolam

This medication is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for anxiety and panic disorders.

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Amitriptyline

This medication is a tricyclic antidepressant, prescribed for depression. It is also prescribed for migraine and nerve pain.

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Amlodipine

This medication is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and chest pain. It widens blood vessels and improves blood flow by not making the heart pump harder.

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Anastrozole

This medication is a non-steroidal inhibitor used with other treatments, such as surgery or radiation, to treat early breast cancer in women who have experienced menopause. This medication is also used in women, who have experienced menopause, as a first treatment of breast cancer that has spread within the breast or to other areas of the body. It is also used to treat breast cancer in women whose breast cancer has worsened after taking tamoxifen (Nolvadex).

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Aripiprazole

This medication is an atypical antipsychotic and antidepressant, prescribed for schizophrenia and depression. It regulates abnormal conditions like disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or inappropriate emotions in adults and children greater than 13 years.

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Armodafinil

This medication is a stimulant, prescribed for excessive sleepiness caused by obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy (a condition that causes excessive daytime sleepiness) or shift work sleep disorder.

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Asenapine

This medication is an atypical antipsychotic agent, prescribed for schizophrenia and acute mania with bipolar disorder.

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Aspirin

This medication is an analgesic and antipyretic, prescribed for pain, heart attack and fever.
The drug decreases the substances that cause pain and inflammation.

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Atenolol

Atenolol blocks beta-1 receptors, which are present on the heart. This prevents the action of nerve chemicals adrenaline and noradrenaline on the heart. As a result, heart beats at a slower rate and with lesser force, and thus pumps out lesser blood into blood vessels. This action of atenolol reduces blood pressure in the hypertensive patients. Since the heart treated with atenolol beat slowly and with less force, it uses lesser energy thus relieving pain in angina and also reduces the risk of heart attack.

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Atomoxetine

This medication is a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI), prescribed for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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Atorvastatin

This medication is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also known as "statin”, prescribed for hyperlipidemia.

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Azelastine

This medication is a selective histamine antagonist, prescribed in treating allergic rhinitis.

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Baclofen

This medication is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), prescribed for severe chronic spasticity.

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Bambuterol

This medication is a prodrug of terbutaline, prescribed for chronic bronchial asthma.

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Beclomethasone

This medication is a synthetic steroid, prescribed for asthma attacks. This medication prevents the release of substances that causes inflammation.

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Bemiparin Sodium


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Benzalkonium Chloride

This medication is a topical antiseptic, prescribed for cold sore and fever blister. This medication prevents the spread of infection.

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Betahistine

This medication is an anti-vertigo agent, prescribed for dizziness (vertigo) in those who have Meniere's disease.

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Betamethasone


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Bimatoprost

This medication is a prostaglandin analog, prescribed for open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

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Bleomycin

This medication is an anti – cancer agent, used for the treatment of skin, oral cavity, head and neck cancer. It is also used for lymphomas, cancer of the testis and fluid accumulation in the chest caused by cancer.

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Brimonidine

This medication is an α2-adrenergic receptor agonist, prescribed for open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension (high pressure inside the eye).

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Budesonide

This medication is a corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammatory bowel disease, asthma, and also for breathing trouble.

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Buprenorphine

This medication is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for moderate to severe pain.

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Bupropion

This medication is prescribed for depression and smoking cessation. It increases the levels of certain chemicals in the brain and reduces the cravings, anxiety, irritability and other symptoms associated with depression.

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Buspirone

This medication is a psychoactive agent, prescribed for anxiety disorders.

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Cabergoline

This medication is a potent dopamine receptor agonist, prescribed for hyperprolactinemic disorders (high level of prolactin hormone), Parkinson’s disease either alone or with other medications.

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Calcitonin- Salmon

This medication is a man-made version of the hormone, used to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and Paget’s disease. It is also used to treat conditions with high calcium levels in the blood such as cancers spread to the bone and hyperparathyroidism.

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Calcitriol

This medication is a synthetic vitamin D analog, prescribed for hypocalcemia in patients undergoing chronic renal dialysis.

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Capsaicin

This medication is synthetic capsaicinoid equivalent to chili peppers, prescribed for neuropathic pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia.

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Carbamazepine

This medication is an anticonvulsant drug, prescribed for epilepsy and bipolar disorder, as well as trigeminal neuralgia.

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Carbidopa-Levodopa

This combination medication contains antidyskinetic drugs, prescribed for Parkinson’s disease.

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Carvedilol

This medication is an alpha- and beta-blocker, prescribed for heart failure and high blood pressure.

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Celecoxib

This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile arthritis, menstrual pain, and other pain.

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Cetirizine

This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic reactions.

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Cetrorelix

This medication is an injectable gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist (GnRH antagonist), prescribed for preventing premature ovulation during controlled ovarian stimulation.

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Chlorpromazine

This medication is an antipsychotic, tranquilizer and antiemetic drug, prescribed for mental or mood disorders (schizophrenia). It is also used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting, fearness before surgery, used as an adjunct in the treatment of tetanus.

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Chlorzoxazone

This medication is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for muscle spasm and the resulting pain or discomfort. It is used in combination with physical therapy, analgesics (such as aspirin or acetaminophen), and rest.

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Ciprofloxacin

This medication is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, urinary tract, skin, bones and joint infections. It is also used to treat gastrointestinal infections.

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Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole

This combination medication contains antibacterial and antidiarrheal agents, prescribed for susceptible infections.

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Cisplatin

This medication is a platinum-based chemotherapy agent, prescribed for ovarian cancer, bladder cancer and metastatic testicular tumors either alone or with other medications.

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Citicoline

This medication is a psychostimulant/nootropic, prescribed for Parkinson's disease, cerebrovascular disorders and head injury.

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Clobazam

This medication is a benzodiazepine derivative, prescribed for seizure disorders.

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Clomipramine

This medication is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA), prescribed for obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Clonazepam

This medication is an anticonvulsant, muscle relaxant, prescribed for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, panic disorder and seizures.

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Clopidogrel

This medication is an anti-platelet agent, that is, a drug that inhibits the ability of platelets to clump together as part of a blood clot. This medication is prescribed either alone or with other medications for prevention or treatment of stroke and heart attack (which are usually caused by blood clots) in persons who are at high risk.

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Clotrimazole

This medication is an antifungal, prescribed for local fungal infections. This medication prevents fungal growth on the skin.

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Clozapine

This medication is an antipsychotic, prescribed for schizophrenia.

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Codergocrine

This medication is a mixture of three dehydrogenated ergot alkaloids, prescribed for dementia.

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Cyclobenzaprine

This medication is a skeletal muscle relaxant, prescribed for pain and stiffness caused by muscle strains and sprains.

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Dapoxetine


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Darifenacin

This medication is a muscarinic receptor antagonist, prescribed for overactive bladder with symptoms of urinary incontinence, urgency and frequency.

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Darifenacin  


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Deferasirox

This medication is an iron-chelating agent, prescribed for transfusional hemosiderosis (excess iron due to blood transfusions).

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Desmopressin

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.

Desmopressin helps to treat bed wetting or nocturnal enuresis, a condition of passing urine during sleep at night.

Desmopressin also reduces the excessive thirst and the passage of large amount of urine that occurs after a head injury or a head surgery.

It is also used to treat hemophilia A (a genetic disorder that causes increased bleeding) and von Willebrand disease (a bleeding disorder that occurs due to low levels of clotting protein in the blood).

Desmopressin is a hormone which works by mimicking the action of vasopressin, an antidiuretic hormone which helps to balance the amount of water and salt in the body.

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Dextromethorphan


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Diazepam

This medication is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for anxiety. It is also used for muscle spasms and seizures.

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Diclofenac

Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) prescribed to treat mild-to-moderate musculoskeletal pain.

It helps to relieve:
• Tenderness, stiffness, and inflammation due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.
• Musculoskeletal pain due to sprains, strains or other causes.
Migraine headache and other types of headache.
• Painful menstrual cramps.
• Pre and post-operative pain.
• Pain due to kidney stones and gallstones.

Diclofenac works by blocking the effects of the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme thereby reducing the synthesis of prostaglandins, which are responsible for causing pain and inflammation.

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Diltiazem

This medication is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and angina pectoris (chest pain).

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Dimethicone

This medication is an emollient, prescribed for pediculosis, and other skin conditions.

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Dimethl Poly Siloxane


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Dipyridamole

This medication is a coronary vasodilator, prescribed for blood clot events.

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Dipyrone


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Divalproex

This medication is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for bipolar disorder, epilepsy and to prevent migraine headache.

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Dobutamine

This medication is a sympathomimetic compound used in the treatment of heart failure and cardiogenic shock. It stimulates the heart muscle.

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Domperidone

This medication is an antidopaminergic agent, used in treating nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal problems and Parkinson’s disease.

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Donepezil

This medication is a cholinesterase inhibitor, prescribed for dementia of Alzheimer's disease.

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Dothiepin

This medication is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression.

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Doxazosin

This medication is an alpha blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and benign prostatic hyperplasia (an enlarged prostate). It relaxes the muscles around the urethra and decreases chances of surgery.

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Doxorubicin

This medication is a cytotoxic anthracycline antibiotic, prescribed for treating various types of cancer.

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Duloxetine

Duloxetine belongs to a class of drugs known as serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors. It is prescribed for depression, generalized anxiety disorder and for managing chronic musculoskeletal pain caused by fibromyalgia and other conditions. It is used to treat diabetic peripheral neuropathy (damage to the nerves due to diabetes). Duloxetine acts by increasing the levels of both serotonin and norepinephrine neurotransmitters in the brain, which maintains the mental balance and stops the transmission of pain signals in the brain.

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Dutasteride

This medication is a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor, prescribed for an enlarged prostate treatment. It blocks the production of a natural substance that enlarges the prostate and reduces the need for surgery.

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Dydrogesterone

  • 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.
  • Prevent miscarriage: Since the drug helps in maintaining integrity of the endometrial lining in a pregnant womb, it is used for preventing habitual and recurrent abortion.
  • Endometriosis: Dydrogesterone relieves the pain during menstruation due to endometriosis without inhibiting ovulation.
  • Infertility: The drug is used during IVF (in-vitro fertilization) cycle to achieve successful implantation.
  • In combination with hormonal replacement therapy (HRT): Dydrogesterone prevents thickening of the uterine lining in the patient taking HRT.

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Edaravone

Edaravone is prescribed for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a motor neuron disease or Lou Gehrig’s disease that causes the death of the nerve cells responsible for voluntary muscle contraction. This causes the muscles to become weak and leads to paralysis.
The exact mechanism of action of edaravone is not known. It probably works as an antioxidant, that is, it slows down the rate of nerve damage by reducing the oxidative stress.

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Enalapril

This medication is an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor, prescribed for high blood pressure either alone or with other medications. It is also used for heart failure.

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Entacapone

This medication is catechol-o-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitor, used as an adjunct to levodopa/carbidopa to treat patients with idiopathic Parkinson‘s disease. It is used during the later stages when the patient does not respond well to levodopa/carbidopa. It increases the levels of levodopa/carbidopa in the brain, enhancing its effectiveness.

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Eperisone

This medication is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for muscle spasms.

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Ergoloid Mesylates

This medication is an ergot alkaloid, prescribed for symptoms of declined mental capacity (dementia) and age-related cognitive impairment (such as in Alzheimer's disease), in certain patients older than 60 years of age.

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Erythromycin

This medication is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as bronchitis, diphtheria, legionnaires' disease, pertussis etc.

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Escitalopram

This medication is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class, prescribed for major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, or panic disorder(significant behavioral change). It increases the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.

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Esomeprazole

This medication is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), prescribed for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). With amoxicillin and clarithromycin it is used for treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection and duodenal ulcer. It is also used to aid in reduction in occurrence of gastric ulcers associated with continuous NSAID therapy, and in Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It blocks the production of stomach acid.

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Estradiol

This medication is a sex hormone, prescribed for treating conditions due to menopause, treating vulval or vaginal atrophy, prostate cancer, and preventing osteoporosis (brittle bones). It is also used for estrogen replacement therapy after failure of the ovaries and to relieve the symptoms of breast cancer.

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Estrogen

This medication is a female sex hormone, prescribed for severe vasomotor symptoms due to menopause, ovarian failure, osteoporosis, uterine bleeding, delayed puberty and prostate cancer.

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Eszopiclone

This medication is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic, prescribed for insomnia.

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Ethinyl Estradiol


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Etizolam

This medication is a hypnotic and sedative, prescribed for anxiety, and sleep disorders.

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Etoricoxib

This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gouty arthritis.

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Ezetimibe

This medication is a lipid-lowering agent, prescribed for hypercholesterolemia.

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Famotidine

This medication is a histamine (H2-receptor antagonist), prescribed for ulcer.

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Fenofibrate B-Cyclodextrin


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Fenofibric Acid

This medication is used to reduce the cholesterol in patients with obesity problem. It is a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin). It slows the production of cholesterol in the body.

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Fentanyl


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Fentanyl Citrate


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Fluconazole

This medication is an antifungal agent, prescribed for vaginal candidiasis, pneumonia, meningitis and fungal infections of the mouth, throat, liver, kidneys, heart, urinary tract and abdomen.

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Fluocinolone

This medication is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for eczema.

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Fluorometholone

This medication is a corticosteroid, prescribed for the swelling caused by infections, injury, surgery or other conditions.

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Fluoxetine

This medication is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression and anxiety. It is also used for obesity and eating disorders.

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Fluphenazine

This medication is a tranquilizer, prescribed for mental retardation.

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Flupirtine

Flupirtine is a non-opioid, non-NSAID painkiller (analgesic).
It is used for the treatment of acute and chronic pain like post-traumatic pain, post-surgical pain, headache and menstrual cramps.
It acts through a different mechanism as compared to opioid and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) painkillers.

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Fluticasone

This medication is a synthetic glucocorticoid, prescribed for preventing asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It reduces inflammatory reactions in the airways.
Topical: Topical preparation is used for certain types of skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema and psoriasis.

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Fluvoxamine

This medication is an antidepressant, prescribed for psychiatric disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, social phobia and depression. It inhibits the uptake of serotonin (a neurotransmitter) by nerve cells.

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Folic Acid

This medication is a vitamin, prescribed for anemia due to vitamin C deficiency.

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Gabapentin

This medication is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for postherpetic neuralgia, and epilepsy.

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Galantamine

This medication is a cholinesterase inhibitor, prescribed for mild to moderate dementia in patients with Alzheimer's disease. It improves thinking ability, memory or slows the loss of these abilities in people who have Alzheimer's disease.

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Gatifloxacin Anhydrous


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Gemcitabine

This medication is a nucleoside analog used in chemotherapy for treating certain types of cancer (like lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer). The medication inhibits the progress of cancer cell growth in the body.

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Gemfibrozil

This medication is an antihyperlipidemic agent, used to treat obesity, blockages in blood vessels by reducing the cholesterol level and triglyceride level in blood, for patients at risk of pancreatic disease.

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Gentamicin

This medication is an antibiotic, prescribed for severe bacterial infections.

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Glibenclamide

Glibenclamide is an oral hypoglycemic (glucose lowering) drug used to control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes in addition to diet and exercise.
It belongs to the chemical group of sulfonylureas.

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Glimepiride

This medication is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

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Glyceryl Trinitrate

This medication is an organic nitrate, prescribed for angina and heart failure.

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Granisetron

This medication is an antiemetic, prescribed for nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy drugs.

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Haloperidol

This medication is a tranquilizer, prescribed for schizophrenia.

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Heparin

This medication is an anticoagulant, prescribed for deep venous thrombosis, arterial embolism and pulmonary embolism. It is also used for prevention of blood clot in heart surgery.

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Hydrobromide IP


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Hydrochlorothiazide

This medication is a thiazide diuretic, prescribed for high blood pressure (hypertension) and edema.

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Ibandronate

This medication is a potent bisphosphonate, used in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. It increases bone mineral density and prevents the breakdown of bones.

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Ibuprofen

This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for mild to moderate pain, inflammation and fever. This medication decreases the hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the body.

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Imatinib

This medication is a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor, prescribed for treating certain type of cancers such as chronic myelogenous leukemia (cancer of the white blood cells, acute lymphoblastic leukemia(cancer of the white blood cells), gastrointestinal stromal tumors (tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and other cancers. It prevents the growth of cancer cells.

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Imipramine

This medication is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression. It is also used to treat bedwetting in children.

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Indomethacin

This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for fever, pain, stiffness and swelling.

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Irbesartan

This medication is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB), prescribed for high blood pressure either alone or combined with other medications. It is also used to treat kidney disorders in patients with type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and therefore cannot control blood sugar). This medication relaxes blood vessels and helps to lower blood pressure.

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Isosartan Potassium


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Isosorbide

This medication is a nitrate, prescribed for angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease.

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Isosorbide 5 Mononitrate


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Ivabradine

This medication is a cardiotonic agent, prescribed for angina pectoris.

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Ketamine

This medication is a hydrochloride salt, used as an anesthetic.

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Ketorolac

This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID), prescribed for short-term management of severe pain, usually after surgery that requires analgesia (pain killer) at the opioid level and free from opioid side effects. It stops the body's production of substances (prostaglandin, histamines etc) that cause pain, fever and inflammation.

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Ketotifen

This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for asthma, allergic conjunctivitis and other allergic conditions.

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Lacidipine

This medication is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for hypertension.

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Lacosamide

This medication is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for partial-onset of seizures.

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Lamotrigine

This medication is an anticonvulsant agent, prescribed for epilepsy and bipolar disorder either alone or combined with other medications. In epilepsy it is used for partial seizures, primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and generalized seizures of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. It stabilizes electrical activity in the brain.

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Lercanidipine

This medication is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for hypertension.

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Letrozole

This medication is an aromatase inhibitor, prescribed for breast cancer either alone or in combination with other medications. It kills cancer cells.

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Levodopa and Carbidopa


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Levosulpiride

This medication is an antipsychotic and prokinetic agent, prescribed for dyspepsia, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, and irritable bowel syndrome.

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Lorazepam

This medication is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for anxiety.

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Losartan

This medication is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB), prescribed for high blood pressure. It is also used for prevention of stroke, and diabetic nephropathy.

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Lovastatin

This medication is a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, prescribed for high cholesterol.

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Lubiprostone

This medication is a chloride channel activator, prescribed for chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.

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Magaldrate


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Mebeverine

This medication is a musculotropic antispasmodic agent without atropic, prescribed for irritable bowel syndrome, and GI tract spasm.

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Mecobalamin

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

MeCbl is essential for the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system and the formation of blood.

It is used to treat anemia, Alzheimer’s disease, peripheral neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, and probably amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Mefloquine

This medication is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria.

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Melitracen

Melitracen is prescribed to treat depression and anxiety.

It is also available as a combination drug along with flupentixol which is indicated for different types of depression (psychogenic, masked, menopausal, in alcoholics), depressive neuroses, psychosomatic affections accompanied by anxiety and apathy, and dysphoria in alcoholics. It is also given as a maintenance dose in psychogenic depressions and other psychoses.

Melitracen comes under the category of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) which act by decreasing re-uptake of neurotransmitters like norepinephrine and serotonin at the nerve synapse. This causes a high concentration of the neurotransmitters in the next neuron causing an antidepressant effect. Melitracen acts similarly as other TCAs regarding efficacy against depression and anxiety. It has an added advantage of improved tolerability and a slightly faster onset of action.

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Meloxicam

This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for pain, swelling, and stiffness caused by breakdown of joints. It is also used in children 2 years of age and older for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (a type of arthritis that affects children). It prevents the production of certain chemicals that cause pain and inflammation in the body.

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Mesalamine(Mesalazine)

This medication 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).

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Metadoxine

This medication is a hepatoprotective agent, prescribed for the treatment of fatty liver due to alcoholism.

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Metaxalone

This medication is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.

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Metformin

This medication is an oral antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It helps control blood sugar levels.

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Methimezole


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Methylpolysiloxane


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Methylprednisolone

This medication is a corticosteroid prescribed for severe allergies, arthritis, asthma, certain blood disorders and skin conditions.

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Metronidazole Oral


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Midazolam

This medication is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for preoperative sedation, anxiolysis and amnesia.

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Mifepristone

This medication 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). It blocks the hormone needed for pregnancy to continue. It is also indicated for high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) in adults with endogenous Cushing’s syndrome.

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Mirtazapine

This medication is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression. It alters the activity of certain chemicals in the brain to maintain mental balance.

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Mitoxantrone

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

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Moclobemide

This medication is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), prescribed for depression and social anxiety.

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Mosapride

This medication is a gastroprokinetic agent, prescribed for acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome and indigestion.

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Naftopidil

Naftopidil is a selective α1-adrenergic receptor antagonist or alpha blocker.
Naftopidil is prescribed in Japan for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and benign prostatic obstruction, associated with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), hypertension, cardiac valve disease, and distal ureteral stones.

Further large-scale, randomized, placebo-controlled studies need to be done to see if the naftopidil efficacy and safety data that is applicable to Japanese can be extended to white, black and Hispanic men having LUTS/BPH in western countries.

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Naratriptan

This medication is a triptan drug (Abortive medication) prescribed for migraine. It results in the contraction of blood vessels surrounding the brain and also stops the release of substances that activate the pain.

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Nepafenac ophthalmic

This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for eye pain, redness, and swelling in patients who are recovering from cataract surgery.

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Nicorandil

This medication is a vasodilator, prescribed for angina pectoris (chest pain).

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Nifedipine

This medication is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for angina (chest pain), high blood pressure and abnormal heart rhythms.

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Nimesulide

This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for painful inflammatory conditions, back pain, dysmenorrhea, postoperative pain, osteoarthritis, and fever.

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Nitrazepam

This medication is a hypnotic benzodiazepam, prescribed for insomnia and management of infantile spasms.

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Norfloxacin

This medication is a synthetic chemotherapeutic agent, prescribed for urinary tract infections and eye infections.

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Nortriptyline

This medication is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression.

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Octreotide

This medication is a synthetic octapeptide, prescribed for acromegaly. It is also used to control diarrhea and flushing caused by cancer.

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Oestradiol


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Olanzapine

This medication is an atypical antipsychotic, prescribed for schizophrenia.

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Omeprazole

This medication is a proton pump inhibitor, prescribed for indigestion, peptic ulcer and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD).

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Ornidazole

This medication is an antiamoebic agent, prescribed for amoebic dysentery.

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Oxcarbazepine

This medication is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for partial seizure disorders in epileptic children and adults, either alone or with other medication. It reduces anxiety and mood disorders. It also controls benign motor tics (sudden movements in body lasting for a short period of time). It slows down the abnormal nerve impulses in the brain.

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Oxethazaine

This medication is a potent local anesthetic, prescribed for rapid and effective relief in gastritis, esophagitis, hiatus hernia, heartburn of pregnancy and peptic ulcer.

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Oxybutynin Chloride


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Ozagrel Hydrochloride


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Paclitaxel

This medication is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for ovarian and breast cancer.

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Paliperidone


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Paroxetine

This medication is an SSRI antidepressant, prescribed for major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety and generalized anxiety disorder.

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Pentoxifylline

This medication is a xanthine derivative, prescribed for intermittent claudication (pain, cramping, numbness, or weakness in the foot, hip, thigh, or buttocks) due to poor blood circulation.

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Perindopril

This medication is a long-acting ACE inhibitor, prescribed for high blood pressure, heart attack and heart failure.

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Phenylephrine

This medication is a selective alpha agonist, used to increase blood pressure and topically as a nasal decongestant. It is also used in the eye to dilate the pupil or to constrict superficial blood vessels in eye allergy.

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Phenytoin

This medication is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for certain types of seizures (eg, status epilepticus).

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Pioglitazone

This medication is a thiazolidinedione antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes in certain patients. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines. It lowers blood sugar by reducing insulin resistance.

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Piroxicam

This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, painful menstruation, postoperative pain. It also acts as a pain killer.

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Pramipexole

This medication is a dopamine agonist, prescribed for Parkinson's disease and Restless Leg Syndrome.

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Prazosin

This medication is an alpha-blocker, prescribed for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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Prednicarbate

This medication is a new topical corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammation and itching caused by certain skin conditions.

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Progesterone

This medication is a hormone, prescribed for replacement therapy in women who have passed menopause. It is also used to prevent uterine cancer.

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Propantheline

This medication is an antimuscarinic agent, prescribed for peptic ulcer, and urinary incontinence.

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Propranolol

This medication is a beta-blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and chest pain. It is also used to prevent migraine headaches and recurrence of heart attacks.

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Pyridostigmine

This medication is an anticholinesterase, prescribed for decreasing muscle weakness resulting from myasthenia gravis.

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Quetiapine

This medication is an atypical antipsychotic, prescribed for treating schizophrenia i.e. a disorder with includes symptoms like hearing, seeing or sensing things that are not real, mistaken beliefs and thoughts, and problems dealing with other people. It is also used to control the excited moods and depressed moods of bipolar disorder. It works by changing the activity of certain natural substances in the brain.

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Ramipril

This medication is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. It is also used to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients at risk for these problems and to improve survival in patients with heart failure after a heart attack.

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Ranitidine

This medication is an antacid, antireflux agent and antiulcerant, prescribed for peptic ulcer.

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Riluzole

This medication is a benzothiazole, recommended for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig disease) is placed on a ventilator or breathing machine, by delaying onset of ventilator dependence or tracheostomy.

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Risperidone

This medication is an atypical antipsychotic, prescribed for Asperger's syndrome (difficulties in social interaction), schizophrenia (disturbed or unusual thinking), schizoaffective disorder(elevated or depressed mood), the mixed and manic states associated with bipolar disorder, and irritability in children with autism(impaired social interaction).

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Ritodrine

This medication is a tocolytic agent, prescribed for uncomplicated premature labour.

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Rivastigmine

This medication is a reversible non-competitive inhibitor of acetylcholinestrace, prescribed for mild to moderate dementia in patients with Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease.

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Ropinirole

This medication is a dopamine agonist, prescribed for Parkinson's disease and restless leg syndrome (RLS).

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Rosuvastatin

This medication is used to reduce the cholesterol in patients with obesity problem. It is a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin). It slows the production of cholesterol in the body.

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Roxithromycin

This medication is a semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotic, prescribed for respiratory tract, urinary and soft tissue infections.

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Salmeterol

This medication is a long-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist, prescribed for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Selegiline

This medication is a selective and irreversible monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), prescribed for Parkinson’s disease either alone or with levodopa as an adjuvant. It prevents the breakdown of dopamine in the brain, thus improving the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

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Sertraline

This medication is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class, prescribed for major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic attacks, and social anxiety disorder. It increases the amounts of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.

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Simethicone

Dimethylpolysiloxane/polydimethylsiloxane /simethicone is an oral anti-foaming agent used for the treatment of flatulence.

It is often used in combination of antacids to enhance the effects of the antacids.
Dimethylpolysiloxane/polydimethylsiloxane /simethicone is also used locally as a skin protectant around a urinary catheter brought out through the lower abdomen (suprapubic cystostomy site), on bedsores, skin ulcers and burns.

It works by breaking up gas bubbles, which makes gas easier to eliminate.

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Sparfloxacin

This medication is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, prescribed for community-acquired pneumonia, and chronic bronchitis.

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Spironolactone

This medication is a potassium-sparing diuretic, prescribed for hyperaldosteronism, low potassium levels, and for edema (fluid retention) caused by various conditions.

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Sucralfate

This medication is a gastric protective agent, prescribed for intestinal ulcers.

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Sumatriptan

This medication is a selective serotonin receptor agonist, prescribed for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults (severe, throbbing headaches that sometimes are accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to sound and light). It narrows blood vessels in the brain and by stopping pain signals from being sent to the brain. Sumatriptan Nasal spray was approved in 2019 February by the US FDA.

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Tamoxifen

This medication is an antiestrogen, prescribed for breast cancer. It is also used for infertility, gynecomastia, ductal carcinoma either alone or with other medications.

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Telmisartan

This medication is angiotensin receptor blocker (ARBs), prescribed for hypertension.

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Testosterone Enanthate

This medication is an androgen and anabolic steroid, prescribed for patients who have low levels or no testosterone produced by the body.

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Tetrabenazine

This medication is a monoamine depleter, prescribed for involuntary movements (chorea) in patients with Huntington's disease.

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Theophylline

This medication is a bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases.

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Thiocolchicoside (Thiocolchicide)


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Thioridazine

This medication is a tranquilizer, prescribed for schizophrenia.

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Tizanidine

This medication is a centrally acting muscle relaxant. It is used to treat the spasticity especially due to neurological disorders, and in painful muscle spasms of spinal origin.

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Tolperisone

This medication is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for spasticity and muscle spasms.

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Tolterodine

Tolterodine belongs to a class of medicines known as antimuscarinics. It is prescribed for the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urinary incontinence, urgency and frequency. It acts by relaxing the bladder muscles. It has also been tried for the treatment of bedwetting caused by overactive bladder in children who are above the age of 5 years.

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Tranexamic Acid

This medication is an antifibrinolytic agent, used for reduction or prevention of excessive menstrual bleeding. It is also used for prevention of bleeding due to other causes such as peptic ulcer, bypass surgery, prostatic surgery, overdose of fibrinolytics. It is useful in hemophilia patients after surgical procedures. It blocks the breakdown of blood clots.

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Trazodone

This medication is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression and anxiety.

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Trifluoperazine

This medication is a tranquilizer, prescribed for schizophrenia (emotional and mental conditions).

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Trihexiphenidyl


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Ursodeoxycholic Acid

This medication is a biliary agent, prescribed for gallstones.

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Vecuronium

This medication is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for relaxing muscles during surgery and mechanical ventilation (assisted breathing).

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Venlafaxine

This medication is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI), prescribed for depression, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, and panic disorder.

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Vincristine

This medication is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for certain types of cancer such as leukemia, Hodgkin disease, and non-Hodgkin lymphomas.

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Vinpocetine

This medication is a semisynthetic derivative alkaloid, prescribed for dementia and cerebrovascular disorders.

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Voglibose

This medication is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, prescribed for diabetes mellitus.

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Xylometazoline

This medication is a decongestant, used to relieve nasal and sinus congestion due to colds, allergies, and hay fever. Ophthalmic- Relieving redness in eyes.

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Zolpidem

This medication is a sedative-hypnotic, prescribed for insomnia (sleeplessness).

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Zotepine

Zotepine is an antipsychotic drug which is used to treat acute (sudden onset) and chronic (long-term) schizophrenia, a mental illness where the person’s ability to think and feel as well as behavior is affected.

Although zotepine shows positive results in various clinical trials for the treatment of mania, it is primarily used to treat schizophrenia.

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