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Drugs intended for human or veterinary use, presented in their finished dosage form. Included here are materials used in the preparation and/or formulation of the finished dosage form.
Drug Drug Description Carboprost tromethamine A prostaglandin used to treat postpartum uterine hemorrhage due to atony when other methods of management have not been effective. Sodium tetradecyl sulfate An anionic surfactant used to treat varicose veins of the lower extremities. Amphotericin B An antifungal used to treat fungal infections in neutropenic patients, cryptococcal meningitis in HIV infection, fungal infections, and leishmaniasis. Icodextrin An iso-osmotic solution used for continuous peritoneal dialysis or automated peritoneal dialysis. Irinotecan An antineoplastic enzyme inhibitor used to treat metastatic carcinoma of the colon or rectum. Quinidine A medication used to restore normal sinus rhythm, treat atrial fibrillation and flutter, and treat ventricular arrhythmias. Dimenhydrinate A medication used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, vertigo, and motion sickness. Probenecid A medication used to treat gouty arthritis, tophaceous gout, and hyperuricemia. Trimetrexate A folate antagonist used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in immunocompromised patients as an alternative therapy in combination with leucovorin. Aminophylline A bronchodilator consisting of theophylline that is used for the treatment of bronchospasm due to asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Carbetocin An oxytocin agent used to control postpartum hemorrhage and bleeding after giving birth. Embutramide Not Available Liotrix May be used to treat primary, secondary or tertiary hypothyroidism. May also be used to suppress thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) secretion in patients with simple (nontoxic) goiter, subacute or chronic... Camphor A compound used topically to help relieve pain and also as a topical antiseptic. May also be used in vaporizers to help suppress coughing. This medication should not be swallowed. Propylene glycol A clear, colorless, viscous organic solvent and diluent used in pharmaceutical preparations. Phenol An antiseptic and disinfectant used in a variety of settings. Tromethamine A proton acceptor used for the prevention and correction of metabolic acidosis associated with various clinical conditions, such as cardiac bypass surgery. Choline alfoscerate A component of phosphatidylcholines (lecithins), in which the two hydroxy groups of glycerol are esterified with fatty acids. (From Stedman, 26th ed) It counteracts the effects of urea on enzymes... Lucinactant Intended for the prevention of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature infants at high risk for RDS. BZL101 Investigated for use/treatment in breast cancer. OMS-103HP Investigated for use/treatment in inflammatory disorders (unspecified), knee replacement, orthopedic surgery, and pain (acute or chronic). NOV-002 Investigated for use/treatment in breast cancer, lung cancer, and ovarian cancer. Andrographolide Investigated for use/treatment in ulcerative colitis. LLL-3348 Investigated for use/treatment in psoriasis and psoriatic disorders. Ferumoxytol An intravenous iron replacement product used to treat iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), or in patients who are unable to tolerate or who have not responded adequately to oral iron supplementation. Aviptadil Not Annotated Ethanolamine oleate A mild sclerosing agent used in the treatment of esophageal varices with recent bleeding episodes. Norelgestromin A progestin used for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use a transdermal patch as a method of contraception. Tetryzoline An alpha-adrenergic agonist used in the temporary symptomatic relief of discomfort and redness of the eyes due to minor irritations, as well as alleviate nasal congestion. Polidocanol A sclerosing agent used for the treatment of uncomplicated spider veins and uncomplicated reticular veins, all less than 3 mm in diameter, in the lower extremity. Spinosad A pediculicide used topically to treat head lice. TAS-102 TAS-102 (Taiho Pharma USA, Inc.) is an anti-cancer drug under development and in stage 3 clinical trials for the treatment of colorectal cancer. It is composed of the thymidine phosphorylase... Podophyllin A cytotoxic agent used for the removal of soft genital (venereal) warts (condylomata acuminata). Iron sucrose An compound used as a source of iron in patients with iron deficiency anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Ferumoxsil Not Annotated Omega-3-acid ethyl esters A mixture of fatty acids used as an adjunct to diet to reduce triglyceride (TG) levels in adult patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia. Methyl salicylate A topical counter-irritant used for the symptomatic relief of acute musculoskeletal pain in the muscles, joints, and tendons. Tragacanth An extract from Tragacanth used in allergy testing. Petrolatum For use as an over the counter skin protectant [FDA Label]. Commonly used to treat diaper rash and chapped lips [FDA Label] . Povidone When in complex with iodine, indicated for inducing antisepsis for prevention of infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns. Polysorbate 80 It is used as a solubilizer, antimicrobial preservative and disinfectant . Plantago seed An ingredient used in a variety of natural health products. Benzalkonium An antiseptic agent used as a preservative in medications or as a disinfectant in cleaning products. Opium A medication used to treat moderate to severe pain. Capsicum oleoresin A medication used to treat minor aches and pains of muscles and joints. Silicon dioxide An ingredient found in a variety of supplements and vitamins. Pectin Pectin is used in food as a gelling agent and stabilizer. As a medical drug, it has obtained a great interest in its potential use as a source of dietary... Polysorbate 20 Polysorbate 20 is a polysorbate-type nonionic surfactant used in many commercial, household and pharmaceutical products. It is composed of 20 repeated units of polyethylene glycol via ethoxylation. Polysorbate 20 is... Benzoin resin A compound used to protect small wounds or canker sores. Poloxamer 407 Poloxamer 407 is a polyoxyethylene polymer and hydrophilic non-ionic surfactant. It consists of a central hydrophobic block of polypropylene glycol that is flanked on each side by polyethylene glycol blocks,... Poloxamer 188 A medication used to clean wounds. Sennosides A laxative used to treat constipation. Chlorobutanol No approved therapeutic indications on its own. Gleptoferron Colloid solution of ferric hydroxide, dextran & glucoheptonic acid. Thimerosal Used as preservative in some cosmetics, topical pharmaceuticals, and biological drug products, which includes vaccines [L1671, L1672, L1673]. Astodrimer Astodrimer has been used in trials studying the treatment and prevention of Bacterial Vaginosis. It is a lysine-based dendrimer with naphthalene disulfonic acid surface groups. Tricaprylin Tricaprilin has been used in trials studying the supportive care and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. Reproterol A short-acting β2 adrenoreceptor agonist used to treat various types of asthma including allergic asthma, non-allergic asthma, and exercise-induced asthma. Norflurane Norflurane is under investigation in clinical trial NCT01673061 (Vapocoolant Spray for Numbing Small Boils Before Incision and Drainage). Levomenol Levomenol has been known to elicit a number of potentially beneficial pharmacological effects, including anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial actions. Bisabolol is also demonstrated to enhance the percutaneous absorption of certain... Ferrous sulfate anhydrous An iron supplement used to prevent or treat iron deficiency anemia. Ipecac An emetic agent used to induce vomiting in poisoning. Policresulen Not Annotated Choline salicylate The oral gel is indicated for the relief of pain and discomfort of common mouth ulcers, cold sores, denture sore spots, infant teething and mouth ulcers, and sore spots due... Nabiximols In Canada, Sativex has received a Notice of Compliance (NOC) for use as an as adjunctive treatment for symptomatic relief of spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who have... Bromotheophylline Bromotheophylline is used as a diuretic and also, in combination with DB00316, it is used for the relief of temporary water weight gain, bloating, swelling and full feeling associated with... Morrhuic acid Morrhuic acid is a mixture of unsaturated fatty acids obtained from cod liver oil. Carbomer homopolymer type C A medication in artificial tears for the treatment of dry eyes. Microcrystalline cellulose A polysaccharide with glucose units linked as in CELLOBIOSE. It is the chief constituent of plant fibers, cotton being the purest natural form of the substance. As a raw material,... Propylparaben Propylparaben is used in allergenic testing. Bromothalonil Bromothalonil is approved for use within allergenic epicutaneous patch tests which are indicated for use as an aid in the diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) in persons 6 years... Methylparaben Methylparaben is used in allergenic testing. Turmeric Turmeric is a plant/plant extract used in some OTC (over-the-counter) products. It is not an approved drug. Panax notoginseng root Panax notoginseng root is a plant/plant extract used in some OTC (over-the-counter) products. It is not an approved drug. Tangerine peel Tangerine peel is a plant/plant extract used in some OTC (over-the-counter) products. It is not an approved drug. Nelumbo nucifera flower Nelumbo nucifera flower is a plant/plant extract used in some OTC (over-the-counter) products. It is not an approved drug. Angelica sinensis root Angelica sinensis root is a plant/plant extract used in some OTC (over-the-counter) products. It is not an approved drug. Forsythia suspensa fruit Forsythia suspensa fruit is a plant/plant extract used in some OTC (over-the-counter) products. It is not an approved drug. Saw palmetto Saw palmetto is a plant/plant extract used in some OTC (over-the-counter) products. It is not an approved drug. Scutellaria baicalensis root Scutellaria baicalensis root is a plant/plant extract used in some OTC (over-the-counter) products. It is not an approved drug. Sophora flavescens root Not Annotated Plantago ovata seed A plant extract indicated in the treatment of occasional constipation. Phenylethyl alcohol An antimicrobial, antiseptic, and disinfectant that is used also as an aromatic essence and preservative in pharmaceutics and perfumery. Emodin Emodin has been investigated for the treatment of Polycystic Kidney. Ginkgo biloba A herbal supplement found in over-the-counter or unapproved homeopathic products for various health conditions, such as cognitive, neurodegenerative, cardiovascular, and reproductive health disorders. Almitrine For the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Polyacrylamide (crosslinked; 2 mole percent bisacrylamide) Polyacrylamide (crosslinked; 2 mole percent bisacrylamide) is under investigation in clinical trial NCT00629083 (Bulking Agents for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Females). VB-201 VB-201 is under investigation in clinical trial NCT01001468 (Study to Assess VB-201 in Patients With Psoriasis). Hydroxypropyl betadex Hydroxypropyl betadex is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03471143 (Study of IV VTS-270 for Infantile Liver Disease Associated With Niemann-Pick Disease, Type C). Aspartame Used as a diet supplement and sugar substitute. Mannitol A sugar alcohol used to test for asthma, to reduce intracranial and intraocular pressure, to measure glomerular filtration rate, and to manage pulmonary symptoms associated with cystic fibrosis. Gatifloxacin A fourth generation fluoroquinolone used to treat a wide variety of infections in the body. Sorbitol A product that can be used as a laxative to relieve constipation, and also as a urologic irrigating fluid. May also be used as a pharmaceutical sweetener. D-glucose A most commonly occurring isomer of glucose used as a carbohydrate supplementation in case of nutrient deprivation and metabolic disorders, such as hypoglycemia. Sucrose A nonreducing disaccharide composed of glucose and fructose linked via their anomeric carbons. It is obtained commercially from sugarcane, sugar beet (beta vulgaris), and other plants and used extensively as... Maltose A dextrodisaccharide from malt and starch. It is used as a sweetening agent and fermentable intermediate in brewing. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed) Eucalyptol A common ingredient in mouthwash and cosmetics derived naturally from the eucalyptus plant that is frequently used to to improve symptoms of airway mucus hypersecretion. Fructose Not Available Lactose An additive and filler found in various products to maintain structure and consistency. Polyethylene glycol A laxative used to treat constipation and used for bowel preparation before colonoscopies and other procedures. Invert sugar Invert sugar presents a large variety of uses. It can be used therapeutically for parenteral hyperalimentation or to be used as an excipient with a known effect. Invert sugar is... Xylitol An ingredient added to dental products to remove bacteria. Lifitegrast A medication used to treat dry eye disease. Brexanolone Brexanolone is a synthetic neuroactive steroid gamma-aminobutyric acid A (GABA(a)) receptor positive modulator indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) in adult women [FDA Label][A176080, A176083, F4063, F4066, F4072]. Saccharin A non-nutritive artificial sweetener for sweetening foods and drinks. Steviolbioside Steviolbioside has been used in trials studying the treatment of HIV-1 Infection. Lactitol An orally administered osmotic laxative used to treat chronic idiopathic constipation. Triethylhexanoin Triethylhexanoin is an ingredient of cosmetic products as a fragrant solvent. Cinnamaldehyde Cinnamaldehyde is approved by the FDA for use within allergenic epicutaneous patch tests which are indicated for use as an aid in the diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) in... Sucralose Sucralose is an artificial sweetener used as a sugar substitute. Alloin Not Annotated Frangula purshiana bark Not Annotated beta-Apopicropodophyllin beta-Apopicropodophyllin is a component of the freshwater plant Micranthemum umbrosum. Maritime pine extract A plant extract in nutritional supplements for healthy hair, skin, and nails. Lactobacillus acidophilus Not Annotated Lecithin Fatty substances commonly found in nutritional supplements. Hawthorn leaf with flower Not Annotated Anethole An excipient added to medications for flavouring. Ibuprofen An NSAID and non-selective COX inhibitor used to treat mild-moderate pain, fever, and inflammation. Acrizanib Acrizanib is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02355028 (LHA510 Proof-of-concept Study as a Maintenance Therapy for Patients With Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration). Metadoxine A medication used to increase the clearance of alcohol in patients with chronic alcohol dependancy. Vitis vinifera seed Not Annotated Juniper tar Not Annotated Piroctone Piroctone olamine is used in combination with other substances as a part of shampoo effectively reduced the amount of dandruff and, at the same time, provided hair conditioning advantages. Recently...
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