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brand namegeneric namedrug class or drug categorygeneral use
Saizensomatropin (injection)growth hormonegrowth hormone deficiency; growth failure
Salagenpilocarpine (oral)cholinergicto treat dry mouth
Salex 6%salicylic acid 6%keratolytic; dermatological agentto treat psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff, acne, and other dry, scaly skin conditions
Saluronhydroflumethiazide (oral)thiazide diuretichigh blood pressure (hypertension)
Sancturatrospium chlorideantimuscarinic; anticholinergicoveractive bladder; urinary difficulties
Sandimmunecyclosporineantipsoriatic; antirheumaticto treat psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
Sandimmune (transplant)cyclosporine (transplant)immuno suppressantto prevent rejection of transplanted organs
Sandostatinoctreotideantidiarrhea; growth hormone suppressantdiarrhea; acromegaly
Sandostatin LARoctreotideantidiarrhea; growth hormone suppressantsevere diarrhea; acromegaly
SarafemfluoxetineSSRI (antidepressant)depression; PMDD
Savellamilnacipranselective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI)for the management of fibromyalgia in adults
Seasonaleethinyl estradiol/levonorgestrelextended-cycle oral contraceptiveto prevent pregnancy
Seasoniqueethinyl estradiol/levonorgestrelextended-cycle oral contraceptiveto prevent pregnancy
Seb-Prev Washsodium sulfacetamide 10% (topical)antibiotic; antimicrobialto treat seborrheic dermatitis, seborrhea sicca (dandruff), and secondary bacterial infections of the skin
Seconalsecobarbitalbarbiturate; sedative hypnoticto induce sleep; to treat insomnia
Sectralacebutololbeta blocker; antihypertensive; antiarrhythmichypertension; irregular heartbeats
Selsunselenium sulfide (topical)antifungal; anti-infective; antiseborrheicdandruff; tinea versicolor; seborrheic dermatitis
Semprex-Dacrivastine/pseudoephedrineantihistamine and decongestantto relieve symptoms of allergies, hay fever, colds, or sinus congestion
Sensiparcinacalcetcalcimimetic agentto treat hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease; to treat hypercalcemia in patients with parathyroid carcinoma
Sensorcainebupivacaine (injection)local anestheticto cause loss of feeling in the skin and tissues during dental or surgical procedures, labor, or delivery
Septrasulfamethoxazole/trimethoprimantibiotic; antibacterialbacterial infections
Septra DSsulfamethoxazole/trimethoprimantibiotic; antibacterialbacterial infections
Septra Grapesulfamethoxazole/trimethoprimantibiotic; antibacterialbacterial infections
Serevent; Serevent Diskussalmeterol (oral inhalation)bronchodilator; beta agonistasthma; COPD
Seroquelquetiapineantipsychoticpsychotic disorders (schizophrenia)
Serostimsomatropin (injection)growth hormonegrowth hormone deficiency; growth failure
SF 5000 Plussodium fluoride (oral)a dental caries preventiveto prevent cavities in the teeth; to prevent tooth decay
Silvadenesilver sulfadiazine (topical)antibiotic; antibacterialskin infections associated with burns
Simcorniacin/simvastatinantihyperlipidemicit is effective at lowering bad cholesterol, raising good cholesterol, and lowering triglycerides
Simuc HD elixirphenylephrine, guaifenesin, hydrocodonedecongestant, expectorant, and narcotic cough suppressantto treat cough, chest congestion, nasal congestion due to colds, flu, sinusitis, or bronchitis
Simulectbasiliximabmonoclonal antibody; immuno suppressantto prevent rejection of kidney transplants
Sinemetcarbidopa/levodopa (oral)antiparkinsonism; antiparkinsonianParkinson's disease (Parkinsonism)
Sinemet CRcarbidopa/levodopa (oral)antiparkinsonism; antiparkinsonianParkinson's disease (Parkinsonism)
Sinequandoxepin (oral)tricyclic antidepressant (TCA)depression and anxiety
Singulairmontelukastleukotriene receptor antagonistto control symptoms of asthma in adults and children and for relief of symptoms of indoor and outdoor allergies
Skelaxinmetaxalonemuscle relaxantmuscle pain; muscle spasms
Skelidtiludronatebisphosphonate; bone resorption inhibitorto treat Paget's disease of the bone
Solagemequinol/tretinoin (topical)hypopigmenting agent; depigmenting agentto treat solar lentigines (age or liver spots)
Solarazediclofenac sodium (topical)NSAIDto treat actinic keratoses (skin problem)
Solodynminocycline ER (oral)tetracycline antibioticto treat moderate to severe acne
Somacarisoprodol (oral)muscle relaxantmuscle pain; muscle injuries
Soma Compoundaspirin/carisoprodol (oral)analgesic and muscle relaxantpain associated with muscle injuries
Somavertpegvisomantgrowth hormone suppressantto treat acromegaly (too much growth hormone)
Sonatazaleplonsedative hypnoticto induce sleep; to treat insomnia
Soriataneacitretinretinoid; antipsoriaticto treat severe psoriasis
Sorinesotalol (oral)beta blocker; antiarrhythmicserious arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats)
Sotretisotretinoin (oral)retinoid; antiacnesevere acne
Spectazoleeconazole (topical)antifungalfungal infections; yeast infections; skin infections
Spectracefcefditoren (oral)cephalosporin antibioticbacterial infections
Spirivatiotropium (oral inhalation)bronchodilator; anticholinergicchronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Sporanoxitraconazoleantifungal (triazoles)fungal infections; yeast infections; skin infections
Sprintecethinyl estradiol/norgestimatefemale hormone (contraceptive)to prevent pregnancy
Spryceldasatinibantineoplasticto treat cancer such as chronic myeloid leukemia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia
SPSsodium polystyrene sulfonatepotassium-removing resinto treat hyperkalemia
SSDsilver sulfadiazine (topical)antibiotic; antibacterialskin infections associated with burns
SSD AFsilver sulfadiazine (topical)antibiotic; antibacterialskin infections associated with burns
Stadolbutorphanolnarcotic analgesicto treat moderate-to-severe pain
Stalevocarbidopa/levodopa/entacaponeantiparkinsonism; antiparkinsonianParkinson's disease (Parkinsonism)
Starlixnateglinideantidiabetic; meglitinidesto treat type 2 diabetes
Stelazinetrifluoperazinephenothiazine; antipsychoticpsychotic disorders (schizophrenia); anxiety
Stimatedesmopressin (nasal)antidiuretic hormoneto treat hemophilia A and mild type 1 von Willebrand disease
Stratteraatomoxetine (oral)selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitorADHD
Strianttestosteronemale sex hormoneto treat low testosterone levels in men
Strifon Forte DSCchlorzoxazonemuscle relaxantmuscle spasms; muscle strains and sprains
Stromectolivermectinanthelmintic; antiparasiticworm infections; infections due to parasites
Suboxonebuprenorphine/naloxoneopioid antagonistto treat narcotic (opioid) dependence
Sucraidsacrosidaseenzyme (sucrase) replenishercongenital sucrase-isomaltose deficiency
Sudafedpseudoephedrinedecongestant (sympathomimetic agent)to relieve nasal or sinus congestion
Sulamyd Ophthsulfacetamide sodium (ophthalmic)sulfonamide antibiotic; antibacterialto treat eye infections (e.g., conjunctivitis)
Sularnisoldipinecalcium channel blockerhypertension; angina
Sulfamylonmafenide (topical)antibacterial; anti-infective; antimicrobialbacterial infections in burn wounds
Sumycintetracycline (TCN)tetracycline antibioticbacterial infections
Supraxcefixime (oral)cephalosporin antibioticbacterial infections
Surfak (Kaopectate)docusate calciumstool softenerto soften stool; to relieve constipation (irregularity)
Surmontiltrimipraminetricyclic antidepressant (TCA)depression
Sustivaefavirenzantiviralhuman immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Symax-SLhyoscyamine (oral)anticholinergic; antispasmodicgastrointestinal disorders; bladder spasms; cramps; irritable bowel syndrome; gastric secretions
Symbicortbudesonide/formoterolcorticosteroid and long-acting beta-agonistfor the long-term maintenance treatment of asthma
Symbyaxfluoxetine/olanzapineantidepressant and antipsychoticdepression along with bipolar disorder
Symlinpramlintide (with insulin)antihyperglycemic; amylin analogto control blood sugar in adults with type 2 or type 1 diabetes who take mealtime insulin
Symmetrelamantadine (oral)antiparkinsonism; antiparkinsonParkinson's disease (parkinsonism)
SymTanpseudoephedrine/hydrocodonedecongestant and narcotic cough suppressantrelief of cough and congestion due to the common cold, flu, allergy, hay fever, bronchitis, and sinusitis
Synagispalivizumabmonoclonal antibody; immunizing agentrespiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in children
Synalarfluocinolone (topical)cortico-steroidskin conditions due to eczema, psoriasis, allergy
Synalgos-DCaspirin/caffeine/dihydrocodeinenarcotic analgesicto treat moderate to severe pain
Synarelnafarelin (nasal)gonadotropin-releasing hormoneendometriosis; central precocious puberty
Synercidquinupristin/dalfopristinantibiotic; antibacterialto treat serious bacterial infections
Synthroidlevothyroxinethyroid hormonehypothyroidism; goiter; to treat low thyroid levels
Synvischylan G-F 20 (injection)musculoskeletal agentto relieve knee pain due to osteoarthritis (OA)
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