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brand namegeneric namedrug class or drug categorygeneral use
Dalmaneflurazepam (oral)benzodiazepine; sedative hypnoticto induce sleep; to treat insomnia
Dantriumdantrolenemuscle relaxant; antispasticmuscle spasms; malignant hyperthermia
Daraprimpyrimethamine (oral)antiprotozoal; antiparasitictoxoplasmosis; malaria
Darvocet-Npropoxyphene/acetaminophennarcotic analgesicpain
Darvonpropoxyphenenarcotic analgesicpain
Darvon Compound-65aspirin/caffeine/propoxyphenenarcotic analgesicto treat moderate-to-severe pain
DayprooxaprozinNSAIDinflammation and pain (arthritis)
Daytranamethylphenidate (patch)central nervous system (CNS) stimulantattention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
DDAVPdesmopressin (nasal and tablet)antidiuretic hormonebedwetting; frequent urination; diabetes insipidus; increased thirst
Decadrondexamethasone (oral)cortico-steroidinflammatory, immune, and allergic disorders
Declomycindemeclocyclinetetracycline antibioticbacterial infections
Deconamine SRchlorpheniramine/pseudoephedrine ERantihistamine and decongestantto relieve sneezing, runny nose, stuffy nose, watery eyes, and other symptoms of allergies, hay fever, or the common cold
Delestrogenestradiol (injectable)female hormone (estrogen)menopause; uterine bleeding; osteoporosis; breast cancer; prostate cancer
Delsymdextromethorphancough suppressant; antitussiveto relieve coughs due to colds or bronchial irritation
Demadextorsemideloop diuretic (water pill); antihypertensivehypertension; to reduce fluid retention
Demerolmeperidinenarcotic analgesicto treat moderate to severe pain
Demulenethinyl estradiol/ethynodiol diacetatefemale hormone (contraceptive)to prevent pregnancy
Denavirpenciclovir (topical)antiviralcold sores (herpes)
Depaconvalproate sodium (injection)anticonvulsantseizures; epilepsy
Depakenevalproic acid (oral)anticonvulsantseizures; epilepsy
Depakotedivalproex sodium (oral)anticonvulsant; antimanic; antimigraineseizures; migraines; bipolar disorder
Depakote ERdivalproex sodium (oral)anticonvulsant; antimanic; antimigraineseizures; migraines; bipolar disorder
Depenpenicillaminechelating agent; antirheumaticWilson's disease; rheumatoid arthritis
DeplinL-methylfolatemedical food; trimonoamine modulatorfor the dietary management of suboptimal folate levels in patients who take antidepressants
Depo-Proveramedroxyprogesterone (injectable)female hormone (contraceptive)to prevent pregnancy
Depo-Testosteronetestosterone cypionate (injection)androgen hormone; male sex hormoneit is used in men to provide testosterone when the body cannot produce enough
Dermatopprednicarbate (topical)cortico-steroid; anti-inflammatoryskin problems (inflammation, itching, swelling)
Desogenethinyl estradiol/desogestrelfemale hormone (contraceptive)to prevent pregnancy
DesOwendesonide (topical)cortico-steroidskin conditions (inflammation, redness, itching)
Desoxynmethamphetaminecentral nervous system (CNS) stimulantADHD
Desyreltrazodoneantidepressantdepression; sleeplessness
Detroltolterodineanticholinergic; antispasmodic; antimuscarinicoveractive bladder; urinary disorders
Detrol LAtolterodineanticholinergic; antispasmodic; antimuscarinicoveractive bladder; urinary disorders
Dexedrinedextroamphetamine (oral)central nervous system (CNS) stimulantADHD; narcolepsy
Dextrostatdextroamphetamine (oral)central nervous system (CNS) stimulantADHD; narcolepsy
Diabetaglyburidesulfonylurea antidiabeticto treat type II diabetes
Diabetic Tussin DMdextromethorphan/guaifenesincough suppressant and expectorantto relieve cough and to loosen phlegm (mucus) for diabetics
Diabinesechlorpropamidesulfonylurea antidiabeticto treat type 2 diabetes
Diamoxacetazolamidecarbonic anhydrase inhibitor; anticonvulsantglaucoma; seizures; edema (excess water retention); symptoms of high-altitude sickness
Diastatdiazepam (rectal gel)benzodiazepineto treat certain cases of seizures
Diazepam Intensoldiazepam (oral)benzodiazepine; anticonvulsant; antianxietyanxiety; seizures; muscle spasms
Dicelchlorpheniramine/pseudoephedrineantihistamine/decongestantto relieve nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, itchy throat, watery eyes due to hay fever or allergic rhinitis
Dicel DMchlorpheniramine, pseudoephedrine, dextromethorphanantihistamine/decongestant/antitussiveto relieve coughing, nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, itchy throat, watery eyes due to colds, hay fever or allergic rhinitis
Didrexbenzphetamineanorectic; appetite suppressantobesity; weight loss
Didroneletidronatebisphosphonate; bone resorption inhibitorPaget's disease; ossification
Differinadapalene (topical)retinoid; antiacneacne vulgaris (pimples)
Diflucanfluconazoleantifungal (triazoles)fungal infections; yeast infections
Digitekdigoxincardiac glycoside; antiarrhythmic; cardiotonicheart failure; irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias)
Dilacor XRdiltiazem (oral)calcium channel blockerhypertension; angina; fast heartbeats
Dilantinphenytoin (oral)anti-epileptic; anticonvulsantseizures; convulsions; epilepsy
Dilatrate-SRisosorbide dinitrateantianginal; nitrates; vasodilatorangina (chest pain)
Dilaudidhydromorphone (oral)narcotic analgesicmoderate to severe pain
Dilaudid-HPhydromorphone (injection)narcotic analgesicsevere pain
Dilordyphylline (oral)bronchodilator; xanthine derivativeasthma; chronic bronchitis; emphysema
Dilor-400dyphylline (oral)bronchodilator; xanthine derivativeasthma; chronic bronchitis; emphysema
Diovanvalsartan (oral)angiotensin II receptor antagonist; ARBhigh blood pressure; heart failure
Diovan HCTvalsartan/hydrochlorothiazide (oral)antihypertensivehigh blood pressure; heart failure
Dipentumolsalazineanti-inflammatoryto treat ulcerative colitis
Diprivanpropofol (injection)anesthetic; sedativeit is used in operating rooms to induce unconsciousnes; to sedate patients before a medical procedure
Diprolenebetamethasone (topical)cortico-steroid; anti-inflammatoryskin problems (inflammation, itching, swelling)
Ditropanoxybutynin (oral)antispasmodic; anticholinergicoveractive bladder; urinary difficulties
Ditropan XLoxybutynin (oral)antispasmodic; anticholinergicoveractive bladder; urinary difficulties
Diurilchlorothiazide (oral or injection)thiazide diuretic (water pill)to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention
Divigelestradiol (gel)estrogen hormonefor the relief of moderate to severe hot flashes associated with menopause
DolobiddiflunisalNSAIDpain and inflammation (arthritis)
Dolophinemethadonenarcotic analgesic; narcotic suppressantpain; withdrawal symptoms; to treat drug addiction
Domeboro oticacetic acid in aqueous aluminum acetate (otic)antiseptic and antimicrobialto treat external ear infections; to treat outer ear infections (swimmer's ear)
Donnatalatropine, hyoscyamine, scopolamine, phenobarbitalanticholinergic, antispasmodic, sedative and barbiturateirritable bowel syndrome and spastic colon; stomach and intestinal spasms and cramping; acute enterocolitis
Doralquazepam (oral)benzodiazepine; sedative hypnoticto induce sleep; to treat insomnia
Doryxdoxycyclinetetracycline antibiotic; antibacterialto treat a variety of bacterial infections
Dostinexcabergolinedopamine agonistto treat hyperprolactinemia; to treat high levels of prolactin (breast milk production)
Dovonexcalcipotriene (topical)antipsoriatic; vitamin D analogto treat psoriasis
Dramaminedimenhydrinateantiemeticmotion sickness (nausea; vomiting; dizziness)
Drixoraldexbrompheniramine/pseudoephedrineantihistamine; nasal decongestantupper respiratory congestion and allergic rhinitis
Droxiahydroxyureaantimetabolite; antineoplasticto treat certain types of cancer
Drysolaluminum chlorideantiperspirantto treat excessive perspiration (excessive sweating)
DTIC-Domedacarbazineantineoplastic; alkylating agentcancer (melanoma, Hodgkin's disease)
Duacbenzoyl peroxide/clindamycinantiacne (antibacterial and antibiotic)to treat acne
Duet DHA ECvitamin, mineral, and omega-3 fatty acid combinationto treat or prevent a lack of vitamins or minerals before, during, and after pregnancy
DuoFilmsalicylic acid 17%keratolytic agentfor the topical removal of common and plantar warts
Duonebalbuterol/ipratropium (inhalation solution)bronchodilatorchronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Duragesicfentanyl (topical)narcotic analgesicchronic pain
Durahist Ddexchlorpheniramine, methscopolamine, pseudoephedrineantihistamine, anticholinergic, and decongestantsymptoms of colds, allergy, hay fever, nasal congestion, sinusitis
Duratuss DA capsulespseudoephedrine/chlorpheniraminedecongestant and antihistamineto treat the symptoms of allergy and colds
Duratuss HD elixirphenylephrine, guaifenesin, hydrocodonedecongestant, expectorant, and narcotic cough suppressantto treat cough, chest congestion, nasal congestion due to colds, flu, sinusitis, or bronchitis
Duratuss PEguaifenesin, phenylephrineexpectorant and decongestantto relieve cough and stuffy nose
Durezoldifluprednate (ophthalmic)corticosteroidfor the treatment of postoperative inflammation associated with ocular surgery
Duricefcefadroxil (oral)cephalosporin antibiotic; antibacterialbacterial infections
Dyazidetriamterene/hydrochlorothiazidediuretic (water pill) and antihypertensivehypertension; fluid accumulation
Dynabacdirithromycinmacrolide antibioticbacterial infections
Dynacinminocycline (oral)tetracycline antibioticbacterial infections
DynaCircisradipine (oral)calcium channel blockerhypertension (high blood pressure)
DynaCirc CRisradipine (oral)calcium channel blockerhypertension (high blood pressure)
Dyreniumtriamterenepotassium-sparing diuretic (water pill)hypertension; to treat fluid retention
Dytan-Ddiphenhydramine/phenylephrinedecongestant-antihistaminecold and allergy symptoms
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