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brand namegeneric namedrug class or drug categorygeneral use
Fabrazymeagalsidase betaenzyme (alpha-galactosidase A) replenisherto treat Fabry disease
Factivegemifloxacinquinolone antibioticbacterial infections
Famvirfamciclovirantiviral; antiherpesvirus infections (shingles, genital herpes)
Farestontoremifene (oral)antineoplasticto treat breast cancer
Faslodexfulvestrantantiestrogen; antineoplasticbreast cancer (to block the effects of estrogen)
Fazaclo ODTclozapine (oral)antipsychoticpsychotic disorders (schizophrenia)
Felbatolfelbamate (oral)anticonvulsant; antiepilepticseizures; epilepsy
FeldenepiroxicamNSAIDpain and inflammation (arthritis)
Femaraletrozoleantineoplastic; aromatase inhibitorbreast cancer in postmenopausal women
Femhrtethinyl estradiol/norethindrone (HRT)female hormones (estrogen and progesterone)menopause; osteoporosis; HRT
Femringestradiol (vaginal)female hormone (estrogen)hot flashes; vaginal dryness; vaginitis; vulvar atrophy
Fentorafentanyl (tablet)narcotic analgesicto treat cancer pain in patients whose pain is not always relieved by other pain medicines
Feosol 45 mgferrous sulfate 225 mgmineral; dietary supplementiron deficiency; iron deficiency anemia
Feosol 65 mgferrous sulfate 325 mgmineral; dietary supplementiron deficiency; iron deficiency anemia
Fergonferrous gluconate 240 mgmineral; dietary supplementiron deficiency; iron deficiency anemia
Ferrlecitsodium ferric gluconateantianemicto treat iron deficiency in dialysis patients
Finaceaazelaic acid (gel)dermatologic agentto treat rosacea
Fioricetacetaminophen/butalbital/caffeineanalgesic and barbituratepain and tension headaches
Fioricet with codeineAPAP/butalbital/caffeine/codeinenarcotic analgesicto relieve complex tension headaches
Fiorinalbutalbital/aspirin/caffeineanalgesic barbiturateto relieve tension headaches
Fiorinal with codeinebutalbital/aspirin/caffeine/codeinenarcotic analgesicto relieve complex tension headaches
Flagylmetronidazoleantibiotic; antiprotozoal; antibacterialbacterial and protozoal infections
Flarexfluorometholone (ophthalmic)cortico-steroiditching, redness, and swelling in the eyes; conjunctivitis
Flectordiclofenac epolamine (patch)nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)to treat pain caused by minor strains, sprains, and bruises
Flexerilcyclobenzaprinemuscle relaxantmuscle pain; muscle spasms
Flolanepoprostenolvasodilatorpulmonary hypertension
Flomaxtamsulosinalpha blocker; BPH therapy agentbenign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Flonasefluticasone (nasal)cortico-steroidallergy (itching, sneezing, stuffy or runny nose)
Floranexlactobacillus acidophilus (bulgaricus)flora modifier; dietary supplementto restore and maintain the normal bacterial balance of the gastrointestinal tract (for diarrhea due to antibiotic use)
Florineffludrocortisone (oral)corticosteroidAddison's disease; salt-losing syndrome; adrenocortical insufficiency; to help the body maintain the proper balance of water and salt
Flovent HFAfluticasone (oral inhalation)cortico-steroid; antiasthmaticto treat and prevent asthma
Floxinofloxacin (oral)quinolone antibiotic; antibacterialbacterial infections
Floxin Oticofloxacin (otic)quinolone antibiotic; antibacterialbacterial infections of the ears
Fludarafludarabineantimetabolite; antineoplasticto treat some types of cancer (leukemia)
Fluoroplexfluorouracil (topical)antimetabolite; antineoplasticskin problems (actinic/solar keratoses, cancer)
FluMist (intranasal spray)influenza vaccine livevaccinefor the prevention of certain types of influenza disease in individuals 2-49 years of age
Fluvirininfluenza virus vaccinevirus vaccineit helps to reduce the risk of getting influenza, also known as the flu
Fluxidfamotidinehistamine H2 antagonist; H2 blockerulcers; GERD; heartburn
FMLfluorometholone (ophthalmic)cortico-steroiditching, redness, and swelling in the eyes; conjunctivitis
FML Fortefluorometholone (ophthalmic)cortico-steroiditching, redness, and swelling in the eyes; conjunctivitis
FML-Ssulfacetamide/fluorometholoneantibacterial and cortico-steroidinfection, redness, irritation, and discomfort in the eyes
Focalindexmethylphenidate (oral)central nervous system (CNS) stimulantattention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Focalin XRdexmethylphenidate (oral)central nervous system (CNS) stimulantattention deficit hyperactivity disorder
FolbicFolacin (folic acid), vitamin B6, and vitamin B12medical foodfor the dietary management of low folate and/or hyperhomocysteinemia
Folicetfolic acid (vitamin B9)vitamin; nutritional supplementanemia (folic acid deficiency)
Follistim AQfollitropin (injection)follicle-stimulating hormone; gonadotropinsto treat infertility in women
FoltxFolacin (folic acid), vitamin B6, and vitamin B12medical foodfor the dietary management of low folate and/or hyperhomocysteinemia
Foradilformoterolbronchodilator; beta agonistasthma; bronchospasm; bronchitis; emphysema; lung diseases
Fortametmetformin (oral)antidiabeticto treat type II diabetes
Forteoteriparatide (injection)bone formation agentfor use in both men and postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who are at high risk for having fractures or have had fractures
Forticalcalcitonin salmon (nasal)bone resorption inhibitor; polypeptide hormoneto treat postmenopausal osteoporosis
Fortovasesaquinavir (oral)antiviral; protease inhibitorhuman immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Fosamaxalendronate (oral)bisphosphonates; bone resorption inhibitorosteoporosis; Paget's disease of bone
Fosamax Plus Dalendronate/cholecalciferol (oral)bisphosphonate and vitamin Dosteoporosis; Paget's disease of bone
Fosrenollanthanum carbonate (oral)antihyperphosphatemic; phosphate binderhigh phosphorus levels in dialysis patients
Fragmindalteparinantithrombotic; anticoagulant (blood thinner)to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Frovafrovatriptanselective 5-HT agonist; antimigrainemigraine headaches
FUDRfloxuridineantimetabolite; antineoplasticto treat some kinds of cancer (gastrointestinal)
Fulvicin-U/Fgriseofulvinantifungalto treat fungal infections of the skin, hair, and nails (ringworm, jock itch, and athlete's foot)
Fungizoneamphotericin B (topical)antifungalskin and fungus infections
Fungoid Tincturemiconazole nitrate (topical)antifungalskin infections (athlete's foot; ringworms)
Furadantinnitrofurantoinantibacterial; antibioticurinary tract infections
Fuzeonenfuvirtideantiviral; HIV fusion inhibitorhuman immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
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