* The generic name of a drug (medicine) is its approved chemical name.
* The brand name of a drug (medicine) is its trade name.
Many companies may make the same drug or medicine, but they will sell it in different brand names. Usually, the brand name of the drug is written prominently in its packaging, and the generic name is written in smaller letters somewhere under the brand name.
For example, paracetamol is a generic name of a drug for fever and pain. It is sold under many brand names like Calpol, Crocin, Metacin, and Pyrin.
Are you curious to know how your sexual intercourse performance compares to others – use our calculator to find out.
Calculate your weight gain during pregnancy and find out the ideal weight gain limit for your month of pregnancy.
Medindia offers you a useful calculator to find out if you fall under the high risk pregnant group. Take the precautionary steps and avoid complications during pregnancy.
Multiple Pregnancy Calculator assesses your pregnancy symptoms and finds if you are pregnant with twins or triplets or more. Multiple Pregnancy Calculator offers tips for pregnant women.
Are you pregnant? Use Medindia’s simple and useful calculator to find out whether you are pregnant or not.
Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!