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Drugs for Treatment of Respiratory Diseases

Are you searching for medications to treat 'Respiratory Diseases'? Welcome to this section, which serves as a repository for medications that are relevant to the treatment of Respiratory Diseases. The page includes both the generic and brand names and can be an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals and individuals who wish to get an insight on different medication options.
Click on a medication below to view details including brand names, prices, dosages, side effects, and administration guidelines.
Additionally, a FAQs section is available for each medication, addressing popular inquiries and providing deeper insights into its use for Respiratory Diseases management.
We recommend consulting your doctor to verify the information presented on this page or for any additional clarifications.

Respiratory Diseases - Diseases of the Human Respiratory System

Respiratory diseases affect any part of the respiratory system. Some of the lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can lead to respiratory failure.

Brand Names and Generic Names of Drugs for Treatment of Respiratory Diseases

Ambroxol



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.

Trade Names :
Ambrodil | Acolyt Tab | Ambril | Ambrolite | Mucolite | Salphyllin | Mucoform | Mucorid (30ml) | Amsol - SR | Acocontin CR
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Aminophylline



Aminophylline is a bronchodilator, prescribed for symptoms of asthma, bronchitis and emphysema.

Trade Names :
Unidrinal | Sedonal | Cortasthma | Broncofree | Ociphylin (340 ml) | Ociphylin | Unidrinal | Aminophyllim (100mg) | Aminophyllim (250mg/2mL) | Phyllocontin (225mg)
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Amoxicillin



Amoxicillin is a penicillin-like , β-lactam antibiotic.

Trade Names :
Moxica | Delamin | Biomoxil Kid | Hycimox | Dynamox | Moxileb Kid Dt | Trimox | Sermox | Taurmox Kid 125mg Tablets | Acmox
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Amoxicillin and Bromhexine



Amoxicillin and Bromhexine contains penicillin antibiotic and mucolytic agent.

Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine



Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine contains penicillin antibiotic and mucolytic agent.

Baloxavir Marboxil



Baloxavir marboxil tablets are prescribed to treat flu or acute uncomplicated influenza in patients who are aged 12 years and above

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Calfactant



Calfactant is an intratracheal suspension, prescribed for the prevention of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature infants.

Cefamandole



Cefamandole is a second-generation broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for respiratory infections, including pneumonia, urinary tract infections, peritonitis, skin and skin structure infections, bone and joint infections.

Cefoxitin



Cefoxitin is a broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for serious infections such as respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, septicemia, and others.

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Ceftizoxime



Ceftizoxime is active against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative organisms and is used in the treatment of lower respiratory tract infections, gonorrhea, pelvic inflammatory disease that also has appropriate antichlamydial coverage, intra abdominal infections, septicemia, skin infections, bone and joint infections, and in infections that are resistant to other cephalosporins, aminoglycosides, or penicillins

Trade Names :
Cefizox (250mg) | Cefizox (500mg) | Cefizox (1000mg)
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Cephaloridine



Cephaloridine, administered parenterally was used for bacterial infections, like lower respiratory tract, skin and urinary tract infections (before 1970s)

Trade Names :
Ceporan (1000mg)
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Ciclesonide



Ciclesonide is a glucocorticoid, prescribed as a prophylactic therapy in treating asthma and in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis.

Trade Names :
Ciclohale -200 | Ciclohale (80mcg/Inhaler) | Ciclohale (160mcg/puff) | Ciclohale (200mcg) | Ciclohale (400mcg) | Cinase (50mcg) | Simplione (100mg/6mg) | Simplione (200mg/6mg) | Simplione (400mg/6mg)
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Clarithromycin



Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic, prescribed infections of the middle ear, tonsillitis, throat infections, laryngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, and skin infections.

Trade Names :
Neklitro (30 ml) | Clarivir Oral | Crixan (30 ml) | Maclar Susp | Novaclar | Broclars Kid | Crixan DT (125mg) | CLR -DT | Anaclar DT | Larit - DT
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Colistimethate Injection



Colistimethate Injection is a polymyxin antibiotic, prescribed for infections caused by bacteria.

Trade Names :
Colifate | Harmless | Vincin | Wenmycin | GDsafe | Colirest | Colgit | Walagyl DS | Colistop | GDsafe -DS
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Delamanid



Delamanid is an anti-tubercular drug prescribed in combination with bedaquiline for treating active multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in adults when other treatments fail or show no response

Dexamethasone Oral



Dexamethasone Oral is a corticosteroid, prescribed for certain conditions associated with decreased adrenal gland function.

Trade Names :
Dexamethasone (g) | Dexamethasone | Dexalide | Dexaken | Dexacip | Dexamine (0.5 mg) | Idizone | Decdakst | Decicort | Dexamag
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Dimethylglycine



• Dimethylglycine is an amino acid which is used in combination with other active ingredients for the treatment of conditions like attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy, allergies, respiratory disorders, inflammation and cancer

Trade Names :
Ketokid
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Doxapram



Doxapram is a respiratory stimulant, prescribed for airway obstruction and drug induced respiratory depression.

Trade Names :
Caropram | Doxapram | Doxapram (20 ml)
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Ephedrine



Ephedrine is a central nervous system stimulant, prescribed for breathing problems (as a bronchodilator) and for nasal congestion.

Trade Names :
Tedral | Ephedrine | Ephedrine Hydrochloride | Tedral SA | Sulfidrin | Efipres | Franklor | Tedral | Tedral SR | Multimix Oral
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Ethionamide



Ethionamide is an antibiotic.

Trade Names :
Ethiokok (250mg) | Ethide (250mg) | Ethiokox (250mg) | Ethomid (250mg)
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Faropenem



Faropenem is an oral carbapenem, beta-lactam antibiotic which is used for the treatment of upper and lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, skin infections, and gynecological infections.

Trade Names :
Faronem (150mg) | Farozet (150mg) | Duonem ER (300 mg) | Farobact (200mg) | Faronem (150mg) | Faronem (200mg) | Orpenem (200mg)
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Formoterol



Formoterol is a long-acting bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD).

Trade Names :
Deriform (1 mcg) | Foratec Inhaler (12 mcg) | Deriform (12 mcg) | Foratec (12 mcg) | Vent FB Easecaps (200 mcg) | Vent FB Easecaps (400 mcg) | Formonide Resicaps | Formonide Resicaps (200 mcg) | Formonide Resicaps (400 mcg) | Tiomate
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Guaifenesin



Guaifenesin is an expectorant, prescribed for chest congestion.

Trade Names :
Barkeit | Brutex | Axalin (15+50) | Axalin - 100 ml | Mucinex | Onimex Kid Cough Expectorant | Onimex Cough Expctorant | Ambrolite -2S | Salbusun Forte | Deletus A
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Ipratropium Bromide



Ipratropium Bromide is a bronchodilator, opens the air passages to the lungs, making it easier to breathe.

Trade Names :
Ipranase AQ (42mcg) | Ipravent Rotacaps (40mcg) | Ipravent (2ml) | Ipravent Respirator Solution | Ipneb (250mcg) | Ipratop (200mcg/puff) | Ipravent (250mcg/mL) | Ipravent (500mcg/2mL) | Ipravent (40mcg) | Ipneb (250mcg)
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Levalbuterol HCl



Levalbuterol HCl is a bronchodilator, prescribed for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm in adults, adolescents and children 6 years of age and older.

Trade Names :
Tavin | Tavin (2 mg) | Duolin Rotacaps | Duolin 3 Respules | Duolin (100+40) | Aerocort (50+50) | Aerocort (100+100) | Altex
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Linezolid



Linezolid is an oxazolidinone antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections like pneumonia, complicated skin and soft tissue infections, and certain blood infections.

Trade Names :
Alzolid | Infulid | Limet | Linid | Linospan | Linospan (200mg) | Linospan (300ml) | Linox | Linox (200mg) | Linox (300 ml)
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Lomefloxacin



Lomefloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, prescribed for various bacterial infections such as lower respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, and Chlamydia.

Trade Names :
Mahaquin | Lomewon | Lomitas | Gynalom | Ontop (400 mg) | Relom | Loxipen | Vivo | Qumax | Foxil
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Metaproterenol / Orciprenaline



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

Milrinone



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

Trade Names :
Primacor IV | Milicor | Primacor | Primacor I V | Mirisol | Myolong | Milrineon | Primacor-IV (1mg/ml)
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Montelukast



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

Trade Names :
Airway | Astham (10 mg) | Astham (4mg) | Astham (5 mg) | Breathezy 10 | Breathezy Chw Tab | Emlucast | Emlucast (10 mg) | Emlucast (5 mg) | Imont
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Palivizumab



Palivizumab is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease in pediatric patients.

Pazufloxacin



Pazufloxacin is prescribed to treat urinary tract infections and respiratory tract infections such as lung abscess and pneumonia

Trade Names :
Pazibid (500mg/100mL) | Pazumac (400mg) | Pazumac (500mg) | Pruflox (600mg) | Prutis (600mg) | Prutop (600mg) | Puribact (600mg) | Superquin (600mg)
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Peramivir



Peramivir is prescribed for the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza in patients 18 years of age and above who have had the symptoms for not more than 2 days.

Poractant Alfa



Poractant Alfa is a surface-active lipoprotein, prescribed for respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature infants.

Prednisone



Prednisone regulates the symptoms of low corticosteroid levels, and is used to treat arthritis, severe allergic reactions, multiple sclerosis, lupus, and certain conditions that affect the lungs, skin, eyes, kidneys blood, thyroid, stomach, and intestines.

Trade Names :
Predyl -O | Zenflox -PR | Flapred | Omepred Eye | Predfax Eye | OFX -P | Ocepred | Predmox Eye | Moximat -PA | Prednimycin Ophthalmic
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Prenoxdiazine



Prenoxdiazine is a peripherally acting cough suppressant used to treat non-productive or dry cough.

Trade Names :
Prenoxid (200mg) | Libexin (100mg)
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Prothionamide



Prothionamide is prescribed to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) and given as part of a treatment regime, usually involving 5 medicines

Trade Names :
MD Pride (250mg) | Mdpride (250mg) | Prothicid (250mg) | Pethide (250mg) | Prothiocid (250mg) | Protokox FC (250mg) | Mycotuf P (250mg) | Protomid (250mg) | Protomid (250mg)
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Respiratory Syncitial Virus Immune Globulin



Respiratory Syncitial Virus Immune Globulin is an immune globulin, prescribed for lung disease in infants caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

Rifampin- Isoniazid- Pyrazinamide



Rifampin- Isoniazid- Pyrazinamide contains antituberculosis agents, prescribed for pulmonary tuberculosis.

Salmeterol



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

Trade Names :
Salvent DT | Serobid Rotacaps | Serobid | Salmeter | Azrol | Salvent (120 mdi) | Vent SF (50+100) | Esiflo | Esiflo Trans | Vent -SF (50+250)
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Spiramycin



Spiramycin is an antibiotic, prescribed for different types of infection.

Trade Names :
Rovamycin | Zyramycin | Toxocare | Rovamycin Forte | Rovamycin RTU | Macromycin (3MIU) | Rovamycin Forte (3MIU) | Rovamycin-RTU (0.375MIU/5mL)
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Sulfadimidine



Sulfadimidine is prescribed to treat urinary tract infections, prostatitis (infection of the prostate gland) and respiratory tract infections caused by bacteria.

Trade Names :
Sulphadimidine (500mg) (Acichem Labs) | Sulphadimidine (500mg) (Cyper India) | Sulphadimidine (500mg) (Unicure India) | BL Sulpha Three (167+167+167) | Tri Sulpha (Vaginal) (Cream)
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Tezacaftor and Ivacaftor



Tezacaftor and Ivacaftor tablets in combination therapy and ivacaftor as a monotherapy are prescribed in patients 12 years and older who are suffering from cystic fibrosis (CF).

Tigecycline



Tigecycline is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain bacterial infection.

Trade Names :
Trectabin (50mg) | Tigaphar (50mg) | Tize B (50mg) | Protigi (50mg) | Tigez (50 mg) | Tygacil | Tiganex (50mg) | Tigebax (50mg) | Tigeplug (50mg) | Zutig (50mg)
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Triamcinolone



Triamcinolone is a corticosteroid, prescribed for arthritis, skin, blood, kidney, eye, thyroid and intestinal disorders, severe allergies and asthma.

Trade Names :
Kencort (4mg) | Triamcinolone (4 mg) | Pericort (4 mg) | Tricort (4 mg) | Mericort (4 mg) | Kenacort (4 mg) | Ledercort (4 mg) | Comcort (10 mg) | Pericort (10 mg) | Darcort (10 mg)
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