Aleve 

Generic name:  naproxen  Drug class:  Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs What is Aleve? Aleve is a  nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug  (NSAID). Naproxen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the…

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Ativan 

Generic name:  lorazepam  (oral) Drug classes:  Benzodiazepine anticonvulsants ,  Benzodiazepines ,  Miscellaneous antiemetics What is Ativan? Ativan belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peens). It is thought that…

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Alendronate 

Generic name: alendronate Brand names: Binosto, FosamaxDosage forms: oral solution (70 mg/75 mL); oral tablet (10 mg; 35 mg; 40 mg; 5 mg; 70 mg); oral tablet, effervescent (70 mg)Drug class:  Bisphosphonates What…

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Atenolol

Generic name: atenolol Brand name: TenorminDosage form: oral tablet (100 mg; 25 mg; 50 mg)Drug class:  Cardioselective beta blockers What is atenolol? Atenolol  is a beta-blocker that affects the heart and circulation (blood…

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Alecensa

Generic name:  alectinib  Drug class:  Multikinase inhibitors What is Alecensa? Alecensa is a  cancer medicine  that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Alecensa is…

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Aspirin

Generic name: aspirin (oral) Brand names: Arthritis Pain, Aspi-Cor, Aspir 81, Aspir-Low, Bayer Plus,  ... show all 11 brands Drug classes:  Platelet aggregation inhibitors ,  Salicylates What is aspirin? Aspirin  is a…

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Aldactone

Generic name:  spironolactone  Brand names: Aldactone, CaroSpirDrug classes:  Aldosterone receptor antagonists ,  Potassium-sparing diuretics What is Aldactone? Aldactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too…

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Aromasin

Generic name:  exemestane  Drug classes:  Aromatase inhibitors ,  Hormones / antineoplastics What is Aromasin? Aromasin ) lowers estrogen levels in postmenopausal women, which may slow the growth of certain types…

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Albuterol Inhalation

Generic name: albuterol inhalation Brand names: ProAir HFA, ProAir RespiClick, Proventil HFA, Ventolin HFA, AccuNebDrug class:  Adrenergic bronchodilators What is albuterol inhalation? Albuterol is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways…

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Aristada Injection

  Generic name:  aripiprazole  (injection) Brand names: Abilify Maintena, AristadaDrug class:  Atypical antipsychotics What is Aristada? Aristada is an  antipsychotic medication . It works by changing the actions of chemicals in…

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Ajovy 

Generic name:  fremanezumab-vfrm  Drug class:  CGRP inhibitors What is Ajovy? Ajovy is an injectable prescription medicine used to prevent  migraine  headaches in adults. Ajovy works by blocking the activity of…

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Aripiprazole

Generic name: aripiprazole (oral) Brand name: AbilifyDosage forms: oral solution (1 mg/mL); oral tablet (10 mg; 15 mg; 2 mg; 20 mg; 30 mg; 5 mg); oral tablet, disintegrating (10 mg; 15 mg)Drug…

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Arimidex

Generic name:  anastrozole  Drug classes:  Aromatase inhibitors ,  Hormones / antineoplastics What is Arimidex? Arimidex lowers estrogen levels in postmenopausal women, which may slow the growth of certain types of…

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Afinitor

Generic name:  everolimus  Brand names: Afinitor, Afinitor DisperzDrug classes:  MTOR inhibitors ,  Selective immunosuppressants What is Afinitor? Afinitor is a  cancer medicine  that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and…

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Aricept

Generic name:  donepezil  (oral) Brand names: Aricept, Aricept ODTDrug class:  Cholinesterase inhibitors What is Aricept? Aricept improves the function of nerve cells in the brain. It works by preventing the breakdown…

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Advil

Generic name:  ibuprofen  Brand names: Advil, Junior Strength AdvilDrug class:  Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs What is Advil? Advil is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation…

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Aptiom

Generic name:  eslicarbazepine  Drug class:  Dibenzazepine anticonvulsants What is Aptiom? Aptiom is an  anticonvulsant . It works by decreasing nerve impulses that cause seizures and pain. Aptiom is used alone…

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Apriso 

Generic name:  mesalamine  (oral) Drug class:  5-aminosalicylates What is Apriso? Apriso affects a substance in the body that causes inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea. Apriso is used to treat mild…

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Adderall XR

Generic name:  amphetamine and dextroamphetamine  Brand names: Adderall, Adderall XR, MydayisDrug class:  CNS stimulants What is Adderall XR? Adderall  XR are central nervous system stimulants that affect chemicals in the brain…

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Apokyn

Generic name:  apomorphine injection  Drug class:  Dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents What is Apokyn? Apokyn has some of the same effects as a chemical called dopamine, which occurs naturally in your body.…

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Adderall

Generic name:  amphetamine and dextroamphetamine  Brand names: Adderall, Adderall XR, MydayisDrug class:  CNS stimulants What is Adderall? Adderall is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Adderall contains…

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Apixaban

Generic name: apixaban Brand names: Eliquis, Eliquis Starter Pack for Treatment of DVT and PEDosage form: oral tablet (2.5 mg; 5 mg)Drug class:  Factor Xa inhibitors What is apixaban? Apixaban is used to…

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Acyclovir 

Generic name: acyclovir (oral) Brand names: Sitavig, ZoviraxDrug class:  Purine nucleosides What is acyclovir? Acyclovir is an antiviral drug that is used to treat symptoms of shingles, chickenpox, cold sores and genital…

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Apalutamide

Generic name: apalutamide Brand name: ErleadaDosage form: oral tablet (60 mg)Drug classes:  Antiandrogens ,  Hormones / antineoplastics What is apalutamide? Apalutamide  is an anti-androgen. It works in the body by preventing the actions…

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Actos

Generic name:  pioglitazone  (oral) Drug class:  Thiazolidinediones What is Actos? Actos is an oral  diabetes medicine  that helps control blood sugar levels. Actos is used together with diet and exercise…

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