Tpharm.info


Medicine names





International Drug Names from

6/14/2014
04:40 | Author: David Perry

Medicine names
International Drug Names from

The International Drug Name Database contains information about medications found in 185 countries around the world. The database contains.

Many of the medications listed here are marketed under different names in different countries. Country and region specific information is shown where available. Please note that some medications may also be available in countries not specified.

See also: Medications marketed in the USA and the UK.

Data sources include Micromedex (updated Sep 26th, 2014), Cerner Multum (updated Oct 16th, 2014), Wolters Kluwer (updated Oct 9th, 2014) and others. To view content sources and attributions, refer to our editorial policy.

Terms of Use · Privacy Policy.

The International Drug Name Database contains information about medications found in 185 countries around the world. The database contains more than 40,000 medication names marketed outside the USA and is presented in multiple languages.

We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information. Verify here.

Examples: Biseptol, Primperan, etc. More FDA updates... More.

Follow: Google+ Facebook Twitter YouTube RSS.

provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Comments (0)



Medicines information - brand names and generics - NHS Choices

4/13/2014
02:40 | Author: David Perry

Medicine names
Medicines information - brand names and generics - NHS Choices

The names of medicines can often be confusing, as the same medicine can sometimes be called different things.

How helpful is this page?

This frees up NHS resources to pay for other treatments. It also gives the pharmacist the widest choice of products to dispense. This can be important, particularly if there is a shortage of a particular product.

In rare cases, it is important for a patient to stay on the branded medicine previously prescribed for them, rather than changing to a generic medicine. In such cases, the branded medicine is the most suitable product.

Prescribers (people who prescribe medicines, such as GPs) are encouraged to prescribe medicines by their generic name.

Comments (2)Read more

Drug Name Confusion Preventing Medication Errors - Medications

12/22/2014
10:40 | Author: David Perry

Medicine names
Drug Name Confusion Preventing Medication Errors - Medications

In each of these cases reported to the Food and Drug Administration, the names of the dispensed drugs looked or sounded like those that were prescribed.

See potential drug interactions.

Sexual Health.

A reddish, scaly rash often located over the surfaces of the elbows, knees, scalp, and around or in the ears, navel, genitals or buttocks.

Surprising Health Benefits of Sex View Slideshow » Picture of Psoriasis.

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Quick and easy pill identification.

Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!

Sinus Problems? It Could Be a Sinus Infection.

"These errors are not usually due to incompetence," says Carol A.

Comments (3)Read more

Generic drugs vs brand name drugs by

10/21/2014
08:00 | Author: David Perry

Medicine names
Generic drugs vs brand name drugs by

Are generic drugs just as good as brand name drugs? Dr. Melissa Stoppler discusses this issue.

The brain. The body. The bedroom. What do you know? View Quiz » Weight Loss The No-Diet Approach Learn More »

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Quick and easy pill identification.

How to Prevent Muscle Cramps.

View Image Gallery »

Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!

Sinus Problems? It Could Be a Sinus Infection.

Includes 24 hour locations!

Many people become concerned because generic drugs are often substantially cheaper than the brand-name versions.

Comments (4)Read more

Generic vs Brand Name Medicines Health

8/20/2014
06:40 | Author: David Perry

Medicine names
Generic vs Brand Name Medicines Health

Every medicine has an approved generic name. If it is made by several companies, each will also give the medicine a brand (trade) name. So one medicine may.

The brand name is usually written most clearly on any packaging. However, you will always see the generic name written somewhere on the packet (often in small print). Some medicines only have the generic name on the packet.

A few medicines, however, are always prescribed by the specific brand. This is because there are differences in the amount you end up having in your body between the different brands. Examples of these type of medicines are:

Doctors are encouraged to prescribe by using the generic name.

Comments (5)Read more