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#1. What is the generic name for Nexium?

Nexium (Esomeprazole) is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as GERD, acid reflux, ulcers). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. It relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough. This medication helps heal acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, helps prevent ulcers, and may help prevent cancer of the esophagus. Nexium (Esomeprazole) belongs to a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)

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#2. What is the generic name for Coreg?

Coreg (Carvedilol) is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also used after a heart attack to improve the chance of survival if your heart is not pumping well. Coreg (Carvedilol) works by blocking the action of certain natural substances in your body, such as epinephrine, on the heart and blood vessels. This effect lowers your heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on your heart. Coreg (Carvedilol) belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers.

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#3. What is the generic name for Lantus?

Lantus (insulin glargine) is a man-made form of a hormone (insulin) that is produced in the body. Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin glargine is a long-acting insulin that starts to work several hours after injection and keeps working evenly for 24 hours.

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#4. What is the generic name for Victoza?

Victoza (liraglutide) injection is an injectable prescription medicine used along with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar (glucose) in adults and children who are 10 years of age and older with type 2 diabetes mellitus. To reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke, or death in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus with known heart disease. Victoza (liraglutide) injection is an injectable prescription medicine not for use in people with type 1 diabetes. It should not be used with other medicines that contain liraglutide.

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#5. What is the generic name for Cipro?

Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) belongs to a class of drugs called quinolone antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) only treats bacterial infections.

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#6. What is the generic name for Cozaar?

Cozaar (Losartan) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to help protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes.

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#7. What is the generic name for Phenergan?

Phenergan (Promethazine) is used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting related to certain conditions (such as before/after surgery, motion sickness). It is also used to treat allergy symptoms such as rash, itching, and runny nose.

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#8. What is the generic name for Bactroban?

Bactroban (Mupirocin 2 % Topical Ointment) is used to treat certain skin infections (such as impetigo). It is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria.

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#9. What is the generic name for Lotrel?

This product is a combination of two drugs: a calcium channel blocker (amlodipine) and an ACE inhibitor (benazepril). It is used to treat high blood pressure. It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems.

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#10. What is the generic name for Desyrel?

Desyrel (Trazadone) is used to treat depression. It may help to improve your mood, appetite, and energy level as well as decrease anxiety and insomnia related to depression. Trazodone works by helping to restore the balance of a certain natural chemical (serotonin) in the brain.

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#11. What is the generic name for Zofran?

Zofran (Ondansetron) is used alone or with other medications to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drug treatment (chemotherapy) and radiation therapy. It is also used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting after surgery. Zofran (Ondansetron) works by blocking one of the body’s natural substances (serotonin) that causes vomiting.

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#12. What is the generic name for Veetids?

Veetids (Penicillin) is an antibiotic used to treat and prevent a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This antibiotic treats and prevents only bacterial infections. It will not work for virus infections (such as the common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.

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#13. What is the generic name for Procardia?

Procardia (Nifedipine) is used to prevent certain types of chest pain (angina) and also to reduce high blood pressure (Hypertension). It may allow you to exercise more and decrease the frequency of angina attacks. Procardia (Nifedipine) belongs to a class of medications known as calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.

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#14. What is the generic name for Flagyl?

Flagyl (Metronidazole) is an antibiotic that is used to treat a wide variety of infections. It works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria and parasites.This antibiotic treats only certain bacterial and parasitic infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.

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#15. What is the generic name for Elavil?

Elavil (Amitriptyline) is used to treat mental/mood problems such as depression. It may help improve mood and feelings of well-being, relieve anxiety and tension, help you sleep better, and increase your energy level. Elavil (Amitriptyline) belongs to a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants.

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#16. What is the generic name for Bactrim?

Bactrim (Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim) is a combination of two antibiotics: sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. It is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections (such as middle ear, urine, respiratory, and intestinal infections). It is also used to prevent and treat a certain type of pneumonia (pneumocystis-type). Bactrim should not be used by children less than 2 months of age due to the risk of serious side effects.This medication treats only certain types of infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as flu).

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#17. What is the generic name for Lasix?

Lasix (Furosemide) is used to reduce extra fluid in the body (edema) caused by conditions such as heart failure, liver disease, and kidney disease. This can lessen symptoms such as shortness of breath and swelling in your arms, legs, and abdomen.This drug is also used to treat high blood pressure.

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#18. What is the generic name for Zovirax?

Zovirax (acyclovir) is used to treat infections caused by certain types of viruses. It treats cold sores around the mouth (caused by herpes simplex), shingles (caused by herpes zoster), and chickenpox.

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#19. What is the generic name for Zetia?

Zetia (Ezetimibe) is used along with a low cholesterol/low fat diet and exercise to help lower cholesterol (Hypertensin) in the blood. Zetia (Ezetimibe) may be used alone or with other drugs. It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol your body absorbs from your diet. Reducing cholesterol may help prevent strokes and heart attacks.

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#20. What is the generic name for Pravachol?

Pravachol (Pravastatin) is used along with a proper diet to help lower “bad” cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise “good” cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It belongs to a group of drugs known as “statins.” It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver.

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#21. What is the generic name for Imdur?

Imdur (Isosorbide Mononitrate) is a prophylaxis used to prevent angina (chest pain) caused by coronary artery disease (heart disease). It does not work fast enough to relieve the pain of an angina attack that has already started.

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#22. What is the generic name for Tenormin?

Tenormin (Atenolol) is used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Tenormin (Atenolol) is also used to treat chest pain (angina) and to improve survival after a heart attack. Tenormin (Atenolol) belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers. It works by blocking the action of certain natural chemicals in your body, such as epinephrine, on the heart and blood vessels. This effect lowers the heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.

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#23. What is the generic name for Wellbutrin?

Wellbutrin (Bupropion) is used to treat depression. It can improve your mood and feelings of well-being. It may work by helping to restore the balance of certain natural chemicals (neurotransmitters) in your brain. Wellbutrin (Bupropion) is part of a drug class called NDRI (norepinephrine and dopamine reuptake inhibitor) antidepressant.

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#24. What is the generic name for Cymbalta?

Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is used to treat depression and anxiety. In addition, duloxetine is used to help relieve nerve pain (peripheral neuropathy) in people with diabetes or ongoing pain. Duloxetine may improve your mood, sleep, appetite, and energy level, and decrease nervousness. It can also decrease pain due to certain medical conditions. Duloxetine is part of a drug class called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). This medication works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances (serotonin and norepinephrine) in the brain.

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#25. What is the generic name for Humalog?

Humalog (Insulin Lispro) is a fast-acting insulin that starts to work about 15 minutes after injection, peaks in about 1 hour, and keeps working for 2 to 4 hours. Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood.

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#26. What is the generic name for Remeron?

Remeron (Mirtazapine) is used to treat depression. It improves mood and feelings of well-being. Remeron (Mirtazapine) is an antidepressant that works by restoring the balance of natural chemicals (neurotransmitters) in the brain.

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#27. What is the generic name for Microzide?

Microzide (Hydrochlorothiazide) is used to treat high blood pressure. Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to a class of drugs known as diuretics/”water pills.” It works by causing you to make more urine. This helps your body get rid of extra salt and water.

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#28. What is the generic name for Ambien?

Zolpidem is used to treat a certain sleep problem (insomnia) in adults.

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#29. What is the generic name for Depakote?

Depakote (Divalproex) is used to treat seizure disorders, certain psychiatric conditions (manic phase of bipolar disorder), and to prevent migraine headaches. It works by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain.

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#30. What is the generic name for Prozac?

Prozac (Fluoxetine) is used to treat depression, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder, a certain eating disorder (bulimia), and a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). This medication may improve your mood, sleep, appetite, and energy level and may help restore your interest in daily living. It may decrease fear, anxiety, unwanted thoughts, and the number of panic attacks. It may also reduce the urge to perform repeated tasks (compulsions such as hand-washing, counting, and checking) that interfere with daily living. Prozac (Fluoxetine) is in a drug class of meds called Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs).

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#31. What is the generic name for Norvasc?

Norvasc (Amlodipine) is used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Norvasc (Amlodipine) belongs to a class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily. Norvasc (Amlodipine) is also used to prevent certain types of chest pain (angina).

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#32. What is the generic name for Ativan?

Ativan (Lorazepam) is used to treat anxiety. Ativan (Lorazepam) belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines which act on the brain and nerves (central nervous system) to produce a calming effect. This drug works by enhancing the effects of a certain natural chemical in the body (GABA).

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#33. What is the generic name for Apresoline?

Apresoline (Hydralazine) is used for Hypertension, Angina, Heart Failure

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#34. What is the generic name for Effexor?

Effexor (Venlafaxine) is used to treat depression. It may improve your mood and energy level, and may help restore your interest in daily living. Effexor (Venlafaxine) is part of a drug class called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). It works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances (serotonin and norepinephrine) in the brain.

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#35. What is the generic name for Janumet?

Janumet (Sitagliptin/Metformin) this combination medication is used with a proper diet and exercise program and possibly with other medications to control high blood sugar used in patients with type 2 diabetes. Containing 2 medication combination which are Sitagliptin works by increasing levels of natural substances called incretins. The other medication is Metformin working by helping restore the body’s proper response to the insulin you naturally produce. It also decreases the amount of sugar that the liver makes and that your stomach/intestines absorb.

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#36. What is the generic name for Vibramycin?

Vibramycin (Doxycycline) is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, including those that cause acne. This medication is also used to prevent malaria. Vibramycin (Doxycycline) is known as a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu).

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#37. What is the generic name for Amaryl?

Amaryl (Glimepiride) is used with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. It may also be used with other diabetes medications. Glimepiride belongs to the class of drugs known as sulfonylureas. It lowers blood sugar by causing the release of your body’s natural insulin.

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#38. What is the generic name for Levaquin?

Levaquin (Levofloxacin) is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as quinolone antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.

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#39. What is the generic name for Celexa?

Celexa (Citalopram) is used to treat depression. It may improve your energy level and feelings of well-being. Citalopram is known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). This medication works by helping to restore the balance of a certain natural substance (serotonin) in the brain.

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#40. What is the generic name for Zantac?

Zantac (Ranitidine) is used to treat ulcers of the stomach and intestines and prevent them from coming back after they have healed. Zantac (Ranitidine) is also used to treat certain stomach and throat (esophagus) problems (such as erosive esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease-GERD, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. Zantac (Ranitidine) belongs to a class of drugs known as H2 blockers.

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#41. What is the generic name for Aldactone?

Aldactone (Spironolactone) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), heart failure, or hypokalemia (low potassium levels in the blood). It’s a potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from getting too low.

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#42. What is the generic name for Glucophage?

Glucophage (Metformin) is used with a proper diet and exercise program and possibly with other medications to control high blood sugar. It is used in patients with type 2 diabetes. Glucophage (Metformin) works by helping to restore your body’s proper response to the insulin you naturally produce. It also decreases the amount of sugar that your liver makes and that your stomach/intestines absorb.

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#43. What is the generic name for Januvia?

Januvia (Sitagliptin) is used with a proper diet and exercise program and possibly with other medications to control high blood sugar. It is used in people with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke. Januvia (Sitagliptin) is a diabetes drug that works by increasing levels of natural substances called incretins.

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#44. What is the generic name for Mevacor?

Mevacor (Lovastatin) is used along with a proper diet to help lower “bad” cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise “good” cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It belongs to a group of drugs known as “statins.” It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver. Lowering “bad” cholesterol and triglycerides and raising “good” cholesterol decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.

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#45. What is the generic name for Protonix?

Protonix (Pantoprazole) is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux, GERD). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. Protonix (Pantoprazole) relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough. It helps heal acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, helps prevent ulcers, and may help prevent cancer of the esophagus. Protonix (Pantoprazole) belongs to a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).

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#46. What is the generic name for Thalitone?

Thalitone (Chlorthalidone) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Chlorthalidone is a “water pill” (diuretic). It increases the amount of urine you make, especially when you first start the medication. It also helps to relax the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.

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#47. What is the generic name for Vasotec?

Vasotec (Enalapril) is used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. It is also used to treat heart failure and to help prevent people with a certain heart problem (left ventricular dysfunction) from developing heart failure.Enalapril belongs to a class of drugs known as ACE inhibitors.

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#48. What is the generic name for Diovan?

Diovan (valsartan) is a medication used to lower blood pressure (Hypertension). It can also help protect the kidneys, so it’s a good first-line option for people with both hypertension and diabetes.

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#49. What is the generic name for Catapress?

Catapress (Clonidine) is used alone or with other medications to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Clonidine belongs to a class of drugs (Alpha2 Agonists) that act in the brain to lower blood pressure. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.

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#50. What is the generic name for Xarelto?

Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) is used to prevent blood clots from forming due to a certain irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) or after hip or knee replacement surgery. It is also used to prevent blood clots from forming in high-risk patients with limited mobility during their hospital stay and after discharge. In addition, Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) is used to treat blood clots (such as in deep vein thrombosis-DVT or pulmonary embolus-PE) and to prevent the blood clots from forming again.

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