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Famciclovir

Famciclovir

Famciclovir is an antiviral drug used to treat different kinds of herpes virus infections such as herpes zoster or shingles (a rash that usually occurs in people who have already suffered from chickenpox). It is also prescribed to treat repeated and stub more...

Brand name(s): Famvir,
Famotidine

Famotidine

Famotidine belongs to a group of H2 blockers that inhibits the production of acid in the stomach, and is commonly used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease. This drug is also given to surgery patients prior to their operation more...

Brand name(s): Pepcid,
Famvir

Famvir

Famvir, which is generically prescribed as famciclovir, is commonly used to treat viral infections of the skin such as herpes, genital herpes, chicken pox, cold sores, and shingles. Famvir is a member of the family of drugs known as antiviral medications. more...

Felbamate

Felbamate

Felbamate is a drug classified under the category of anti-epileptics or anticonvulsants. The drug felbamate may be used alone as a monotherapy drug or in combination with other drugs in treating seizures for adult patients with epileptics. more...

Feldene

Feldene

Feldene is a brand name for the medication piroxicam. It belongs to a class of drugs called NSAIDs, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Feldene works by reducing the hormones, called prostaglandins, that cause pain and inflammation in the body. T more...

Felodipine

Felodipine

Felodipine is a calcium antagonist or a calcium channel blocker prescribed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It works by relaxing the blood vessels in the body so that the heart does not have to pump very hard. AstraZeneca markets it with the more...

Brand name(s): Plendil,
Fenofibrate

Fenofibrate

Fenofibrate belongs to the fibrate class of drugs. It is primarily used to decrease the cholesterol levels of people who are at risk for cardiovascular diseases. Just like any other fibrates, Fenofibrate reduces triglycerides, low and very low-density p more...

Brand name(s): Tricor,
Fentanyl

Fentanyl

Fentanyl is classified as a synthetic opioid antagonist that is used in the treatment of post-operative and chronic breakthrough pain. Paul Janseen first developed the drug fentanyl in 1959, introduced as an intravenous anesthetic. more...

Fevarin

Fevarin

Fevarin is one of the many SSRIs that stimulate brain chemicals with the aim to improve mental health and emotional condition. There are various factors to consider first as well as symptoms to watch out for in order to ensure that patients maximize benef more...

Fexofenadine

Fexofenadine

Fexofenadine is a well known antihistamine drug used for the treatment of diseases such as hay fever and other similarly related allergy symptoms. The drug is used to alleviate allergy symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis such as runny nose, constant s more...

Brand name(s): Allegra, Telfast,
Fexofenadine and Pseudoephedrine

Fexofenadine and Pseudoephedrine

Fexofenadine and Pseudoephedrine are drugs combined together for the treatment of hay fever symptoms. Both drugs works effectively in relieving symptoms such as runny nose, itchy, sneezing, nasal congestion, and red eyes by preventing the effects of hista more...

Brand name(s): Allegra D 24,
Filgrastim

Filgrastim

Filgrastim belongs to the class of medicines commonly known as colony-stimulating factor. This drug is used to protect patients from getting infections especially those who have cancer or undergoing chemotherapy. more...

Finasteride

Finasteride

Finasteride is the generic form of Propecia and Proscar. It is prescribed to prevent the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone which causes hair loss and enlarged prostate. Finesteride will only help prevent or reduce hair loss contributed t more...

Brand name(s): Propecia, Proscar,
Finlepsin

Finlepsin

Finlepsin is an anticonvulsant medication and a mood-stabilizing agent that acts by decreasing the amount of excitement in the brain and is used for epilepsy and the treatment of bipolar disorders. Finlepsin is effective in controlling seizures by blockin more...

Fioricet

Fioricet

Fioricet, which is generically prescribed as acetaminophen /butalbital/caffeine, is commonly used to relieve pain and reduce fevers. It is most commonly prescribed to relieve severe tension headaches. more...

Flagyl

Flagyl

Flagyl, generically known as metronidazole, is prescribed for the treatment of serious infections caused by susceptible anaerobic bacteria, amebiasis, trichomoniasis and asymptomatic partners of infected patients. Flagyl has also been used to treat Crohn more...

Flavored Colestid

Flavored Colestid

Flavored Colestid is a bile acid-binding resin that helps the liver produce more bile acid. When the liver produces more bile acid, it helps the body eliminate more cholesterol and lower cholesterol levels. more...

Flavoxate

Flavoxate

Flavoxate is an anticholinergic drug that causes antimuscarinic effects in the body. The muscle relaxant properties of Flavoxate have a direct action on the smooth muscles rather than giving an antagonizing effect on muscarinic receptors. Put simply, the more...

Brand name(s): Urispas,
Flecainide

Flecainide

Flecainide is a drug that belongs to the class of medications commonly known as anti-arrhythmics. Flecainide helps in maintaining the normal heart beat by slowing the electrical signals of the heart. more...

Fleet

Fleet

Fleet is a stimulant that works as a laxative and is available in a range of brand names and forms. This medication works by directly stimulating the nerve endings of the smooth muscles of the colon and causes them to contract strongly and more rapidly - more...

Flexazone

Flexazone

Flexazone is a skeletal muscle relaxant used in treating different kinds of muscle spasms causing discomfort or unbearable pain to individuals. It works through the spinal cord and depresses the reflexes to prevent the spasms and blocks pain sensations be more...

Flexeril pills

Flexeril

Flexeril, which is generically prescribed as cyclobenzaprine, is commonly used to treat pain from injury, muscle spasms, and other painful musculoskeletal conditions for a short term period or two to three weeks. Flexeril is a muscle relaxant that also in more...

Flexiban

Flexiban

Flexiban, also prescribed as Flexeril, is commonly used to treat pain from injury, muscle spasms, and other painful musculoskeletal conditions for a short term period (up three weeks). Flexiban is a muscle relaxant that interrupts the brain's reception of more...

Flextra DS

Flextra DS

Flextra DS, which is commonly prescribed as acetaminophen and phenyltoloxamine, is commonly used to treat the aches, pains, fever, sneezing, cough, stuffy nose, and congestion associated with allergies and hay fever. Flextra DS contains a fever reducer an more...

Flomax

Flomax

Flomax is the brand name for tamsulosin hydrochloride, which usually comes in capsule form. It is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or a non-cancerous swelling of the prostate in men. This swelling can eventually cause problem more...

Flonase

Flonase

Flonase, which is generically prescribed as fluticasone nasal, is commonly used to treat the nasal symptoms of allergies. Flonase is considered a steroid. Flonase prevents nasal inflammation. more...

Florinef

Florinef

Florinef is a brand name for fludrocortisone acetate, which is a synthetic adrenocortical steroid. It is prescribed for the treatment of adrenocortical insufficiency such as that characteristic of Addison’s disease, and for the treatment of salt-losing a more...

Florone

Florone

Florone is a corticosteroid that is marketed as a topical ointment containing the medicament. Florone is primarily used for its anti inflammatory and anti-itch qualities, much like most corticosterosis. more...

Floxin

Floxin

Floxin can be generically prescribed as ofloxacin and is part of the family of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones. Floxin is commonly used to fight bacterial infections in the body such as Chlamydia, bronchitis, pneumonia, gonorrhea, skin infections, a more...

Fluconazole

Fluconazole

Fluconazole is a triazole antifungal drug used to treat and prevent systemic and superficial fungal infections. In a form of bulk powder, the drug appears to be a clump of white crystalline powder. It is soluble in alcohol and very slightly soluble in wa more...

Brand name(s): Diflucan,
Flucytosine

Flucytosine

Flucytosine is a prescribed drug that is effective in treating fungal infections that are common to the heart, lungs, blood, urinary tract, and the nervous system. This drug may also be used for other medical purposes that are determined by the doctors. more...

Fludrocortisone

Fludrocortisone

Fludrocortisone is a synthetic corticosteroid with great mineralacorticois potency and moderate glucocorticoid potency. This drug is primarily used to substitute or replace a hormone named aldosterone in several forms of adrenal insufficiency such as cla more...

Brand name(s): Florinef,
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...

Flunisolide

Flunisolide

Flunisolide is an artificial corticosteroid used in treating asthma and allergic rhinitis. For treatment of Asthma, the drug is administered as an oral inhaler. It can also be used as intranasal spray for specific nasal disorders. more...

Fluocinolone Acetonide

Fluocinolone Acetonide

Fluocinolone Acetonide is a drug known for its glucocorticoid ability that can effectively treat different types of skin diseases. It is a drug with low-potency corticosteroids that has an anti-inflammatory effect ideal for treating inflammatory skin diso more...

Brand name(s): Synalar,
Fluocinonide

Fluocinonide

Fluocinonide is a prescribed drug for treating several skin diseases. This drug can also be used in treating yeast infections and fungus. This drug may come in a form of cream, ointment, gel, and other solutions. more...

Fluorometholone

Fluorometholone

Fluorometholone is a drug used for the eyes. This corticosteroid is usually administered right after a laser-based refractive surgery. Fluorometholone is used to treat steroid responsive inflammatory condition of the cornea, palpebral, anterior segment more...

Fluorouracil

Fluorouracil

Fluorouracil is considered as a chemotherapy drug used to treat different types of cancer. Fluorouracil comes in the form of colorless fluid or cream. Fluorouracil is prescribed to individuals who have certain types of cancer such as breast cancer more...

Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine is the generic equivalent of Prozac and Sarafem, which is commonly prescribed to treat the symptoms of depression, bulimia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Fluoxetine is a member of the antide more...

Brand name(s): Prozac,
Flupenthixol

Flupenthixol

Flupenthixol (brand name: Fluanxol) is a first generation antipsychotic drug that is mostly used by patients with Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia. It has the ability to relieve psychotic symptoms such as hallucinations and paranoia. Flupenthixol has a more...

Flurazepam

Flurazepam

Flurazepam is a drug that is used in treating people who have insomnia. This drug helps in slowing down the activities of the brain in order to give way for a person to sleep. Flurazepam is a drug being prescribed to patients who have difficulty in sleep more...

Flurbiprofen

Flurbiprofen

Flurbiprofen is part of the phenylalkanoic acid derivative group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs used to treat arthritis inflammation and pain. It is marketed under the following trade names: Froben, made by Abbot, and Ansaid, made by Pf more...

Brand name(s): Ansaid, Flurofen,
Flurofen

Flurofen

Flurofen is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It reduces hormones that cause severe pain and inflammation in the body. Flurofen is marketed as Ansaid and comes in tablet form. It is available in 50 and 100 milligram tablets. It is given to more...

Flutamide

Flutamide

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world. Through the years, researches and clinical studies have continuously poured to offer competent solutions to this health concern. Unfortunately, Cancer remains to be a strong opponent. more...

Brand name(s): Eulexin,
Fluticasone propionate

Fluticasone propionate

Nasal symptoms can spell utter discomfort. The common allergens like dust cannot be prevented because they are everywhere. Thus, each one of us is vulnerable to this condition. The good news is that drugs meant to relieve you from suffering the effects of more...

Brand name(s): Flonase, Atemur, Advair,
Fluvastatin

Fluvastatin

Fluvastatin is a type of statin drug that is effective in the lowering of cholesterol. It is prescribed for the prevention of heart attacks and strokes. Fluvastatin is known by the brand name Lescol. It is prescribed to individuals who need to lower the more...

Fluvoxamine

Fluvoxamine

Fluvoxamine is a mood elevator. It has antidepressant properties that can help treat Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Social Phobia. Fluvoxamine was one of the first selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor more...

Brand name(s): Luvox, Fevarin,
Folic Acid

Folic acid

If most medicines are prohibited to be used by pregnant women, Folic Acid is different. It is prescribed not just for pregnant women but even for those who are on the planning stage. It is also used by other people of different age groups and sexual prefe more...

Fondaparinux sodium

Fondaparinux sodium

Fondaparinux sodium belongs to the group of drugs called heparinoids or blood thinner. It helps in preventing the development of blood clots after a knee or hip surgery. This medicine is popularly known as Arixtra. It is given to individuals who have un more...

Formistin

Formistin

Formistin is an effective antihistamine that treats the common symptoms of allergies that usually affect the eyes and nose. Aside from allergies, Formistin is also an effective treatment for hay pyrexia, urticaria, angioedema, and even Kimuras disease. more...

Formoterol

Formoterol

Formoterol is a long acting drug that is mostly used in managing asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is marketed worldwide under the brand names Foradil and Oxis. Formoterol when inhaled works in relaxing the muscles in the airway by dif more...

Formulex

Formulex

Formulex is used to treat stomach and intestinal disorders, including Irritable Bowl Syndrome colic spasms, diverticulosis and bladder spasms. This medication reduces the contractions of the muscles in the gastrointestinal tract and the stomach acid being more...

Fosamax

Fosamax

Fosamax, which is generically prescribed as alendronate, is commonly used to treat osteoporosis in post menopausal women. Fosamax is a member of the family of drugs known as biophosphonates, which breaks the cycle of bone mass break down and loss in the b more...

Fosinopril

Fosinopril

Hypertension is a fearful condition. It paralyzes a person’s normal routine and is also a certified risk factor for heart attack. Hypertension usually happens at an older age but young people can also become vulnerable to this condition, especially if the more...

Brand name(s): Monopril,
Frekentine

Frekentine

Frekentine is a sympathomimetic stimulant marketed as an appetite suppressant. It is known as Tenuate and Tenuate Dospan, is similar to amphetamine, and is an anorectic or anorexigenic medicament. more...

Frelo

Frelo

Frelo is commonly known as atorvastatin. It is an inhibitor drug and is primarily used to prevent buildup of cholesterol in the human body. Frelo is also effective in reducing different components of the body which stimulates cholesterol production such a more...

Frisium

Frisium

Frisium is a brand name for the drug clobazam. It is prescribed in tablets for the treatment of insomnia and other sleep disturbances, especially those associated with anxiety, and in some countries it is prescribed for the treatment of seizures. It bel more...

Frontal

Frontal

Niravam, Xanor, and Xanax are the more popular names for Frontal, It is a benzodiazepine-class, short-acting medicament used to manage moderate to severe panic attacks and anxiety disorders. It is also used as an auxiliary treatment for anxiety caused by more...

Frovatriptan

Frovatriptan

Frovatriptan is a prescription medication classified as a triptan, a kind of anti-migraine drugs. It constricts the blood vessels found in the brain to alleviate symptoms of migraine. Frovatriptan is known as Frova in the United States. It is prescribed more...

Frumil

Frumil

Frumil is generically prescribed as amiloride and known as a potassium sparing diuretic. Potassium sparing diuretics such as Frumil are prescribed to prevent the body from retaining fluid and salts which can impact on other medical conditions. Frumil may more...

Fulvestrant

Fulvestrant

Fulvestrant is an anti-estrogen drug which is used for the treatment of specific types of cancer. It comes as an injection administered once a month. Fulvestrant is known by the brand name Faslodex. It is prescribed to women who have breast cancer that more...

Fulvicin

Fulvicin

Fulvicin is generically known as griseofulvin and is commonly prescribed to treat fungal infections, typically of the skin, nails, or hair. This antifungal can be used to treat jock itch, athlete’s foot, barber’s itch, as well as other external fungal inf more...

Furazolidone

Furazolidone

Furazolidone kills bacteria and one-celled organisms called protozoa. By killing these parasites, Furazolidone effectively prevents the growth of various bacterial infections. Furazolidone comes in oral suspension and tablet forms. It is popularly marke more...

Brand name(s): Furoxone,
Furorese

Furorese

Furorese is a brand name for the generic medication furosemid. It is a powerful diuretic that is used to reduce swelling, or edema, and water retention, especially that which is caused by heart disease, liver disease, cirrhosis, kidney failure, and nephr more...

Furosemid

Furosemid

Furosemid is a generic medication that also goes under the brand names Furorese and LASIX. It is a powerful diuretic that is used to reduce swelling, or edema, and water retention, especially that which is caused by heart disease, liver disease, cirrhosi more...

Furosemide

Furosemide

Furosemide is a water pill marketed by Sanofi-Aventis under the brand name Lasix. It is mostly used to treat fluid retention caused by absorption of excessive amounts of salt. Furosemide works by coursing through the salt to pass onto the urine instead of more...

Brand name(s): Frumil, Lasix, Furorese, Furosemid,
Furoxone

Furoxone

Furoxone is a drug used for the purpose of treating health diseases such as diarrhea due to bacteria. It is also an effective medicine for treatment of typhoid fever, traveler’s diarrhea, salmonella infections and cholera. more...