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Amitriptyline

Amitriptyline

Amitriptyline is an effective and popular drug that battles depression. In medical terms it is called a tricyclic antidepressant drug. By inhibiting the serotonin and the noradrenaline reuptake in a persons body, Amitriptyline actually drives up the leve more...

Brand name(s): Elavil, Pamelor, Amineurin, Endep, Adepress, Adepril, Amitid, Amitril, Amitriprolidine, Amitriptylin, Amitryptiline, Amitryptyline, Amytriptiline, Damilan, Damilen, Damitriptyline, Elanil,
Aspirin

Aspirin

Acetylsalicylic acid, marketed everywhere as Aspirin (USAN), is a salicylate drug mostly used as an antipyretic to reduce fever, as an anti-inflammatory medication to reduce swelling, and as an analgesic to alleviate minor pains and aches. To wit, aspirin more...

Brand name(s): Acetylsalicylic acid, Praecineural, Ecotrin, Aspirine, Acenterine, Acesal, Acetal, Aceticyl, Acetilsalicilico, Acetisal, Acetol, Acetonyl, Acetophen, Acetosal, Acetosalic acid, Acetosalin, Acetylin, Acetylsal, Acetylsalicylate,
Carisoprodol pills

Carisoprodol

Carisoprodol, which is also prescribed as Soma and Vanadom, is commonly used to treat injuries and musculoskeletal conditions that cause pain. Carisoprodol works by relaxing muscles and blocking the pain sensations sent by the nerves which register in the more...

Brand name(s): Soma, Somadril, Apesan, Arusal, Atonalyt, Brianil, Calenfa, Caprodat, Carisol, Carisoma, Carisoprodate, Carisoprodatum, Carlsodol,
Diazepam

Diazepam

Diazepam, more popularly known under the brand name Valium, is a versatile drug possessing various effects which make it quite valuable it has been used as anticonvulsant, sedative, hypnotic, skeletal muscle relaxant and many other roles. Diazepam is usua more...

Brand name(s): Alupram, Amiprol, Ansiolin, Ansiolisina, Apaurin, Apozepam, Armonil, Assival, Alboral, Aliseum, Atensine, Atilen,
Dipyrone

Dipyrone

Dipyrone is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is known as metamizole. Its mechanism is found to be similar to other NSAIDs that inhibit the production of prostaglandin. Dipyrone (metamizole) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. The more...

Brand name(s): Metamizol,
Gabapentin

Gabapentin

Gabapentin belongs to a group of drugs known as anticonvulsants. Initially formulated to treat epilepsy, it controls certain kinds of epileptic seizures by decreasing the amount of chemicals in the body which cause convulsions, and reduces any abnormal ex more...

Brand name(s): Neurontin, Gabapetin,
Piroxicam

Piroxicam

Piroxicam belongs to a class of drugs called NSAIDs, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Piroxicam works by reducing the hormones, called prostaglandins, that cause pain and inflammation in the body. These hormones are responsible for the pain of more...

Brand name(s): Feldene,
Pregabalin

Pregabalin

Patients suffering from symptoms due to damaged nerves may now feel more comfortable and relieved with Pregabalin. The drug effectively treats pain by acting on the central nervous system. Pregabalin is the generic name of the anticonvulsant drug mainly more...

Brand name(s): Lyrica,
Sibutramine

Sibutramine

Sibutramine hydrochloride monohydrate, or just Sibutramine, is a generic name for a drug which goes under the brand names of Sibutramine or Reductil. It is prescribed for the treatment of obesity. It aids in both weight loss and the maintenance of weigh more...

Brand name(s): Meridia, Obestat, Reductil,
Flunarizine

Flunarizine

Flunarizine is a calcium channel blocking drug that was discovered in 1967 at Janssen Pharmaceutica. It is primarily used by migraine patients to reduce the frequency and severity of attacks. It is also prescribed to patients with peripheral vascular dise more...