Drug Reference

The following list of drugs is arranged alphabetically by generic name with brand names in parentheses. Click on the generic name to view additional information about the drug.

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A

Acetaminophen (Tylenol®, Paracetamol®)
Alemtuzumab (Campath®)
Allopurinol (Zyloprim, Lopurin, Aloprim)
Alpha-interferon (Intron®, Roferon®-A, Sylatron®)
Alprazolam (Xanax, Xanax XR, Niravam)
Amifostine (Ethyol)
Anastrozole (Arimidex®)
Aprepitant (Emend®)
Arabinosylcytosine, Cytarabine (Cytosar®, ara-C)
Arsenic trioxide (Trisenox®)
Asparaginase (Erwinaze®)
Aspirin (Excedrin®, Bayer®)
Azacitidine (Vidaza)

B

Bendamustine (Treanda®)
Bevacizumab (Avastin®)
Bexarotene (Targretin®)
Bicalutamide (Casodex®)
Bortezomib (VELCADE®)
Busulfan (Myleran®)

C

Capecitabine (Xeloda®)
Carboplatin (Paraplatin®)
Celecoxib (Celebrex®)
Cetuximab (Erbitux®)
Chlorambucil (Leukeran®)
Cisplatin (Platinol®)
Codeine (none)
Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan®)

D

Dacarbazine (DTIC-Dome®)
Dalteparin (Fragmin®)
Darbepoetin Alfa (Aranesp®)
Dasatinib (Sprycel®)
Daunorubicin (Cerubidine®)
Decitabine (Dacogen®)
Diphenoxylate and Atropine (Lomotil®, Lonox®)
Docetaxel (Taxotere®)
Dolasetron (Anzemet®)
Doxorubicin (Adriamycin®, Rubex®, Doxil®)

E

Epirubicin (Ellence®)
Epoetin Alfa (Procrit®, Epogen®)
Eribulin (HALAVEN®)
Erlotinib (Tarceva®)
Etoposide (Vepesid®)
Everolimus (Afinitor®)
Exemestane (Aromasin®)

F

Fentanil, Fentanyl (DURAGESIC®, Actiq®)
Filgrastim (Neupogen®)
Fludarabine (Fludara®)
Fluorouracil (5-fluorouracil or 5-FU) (Carac® cream, Efudex®, Fluoroplex®, Adrucil®)
Flutamide (Eulexin®)
Fulvestrant (Faslodex®)

G

Gefitinib (Iressa®)
Gemcitabine (Gemzar®)
Granisetron (Sancuso®)

H

Hydrocodone (Lortab®, Maxidone®, Norco®, Vicodin®, Vicoprofen®, Zydone®)
Hydroxyurea (Hydrea®)

I

Ibritumomab (Zevalin®)
Ibuprofen (Advil®, Motrin®)
Idarubicin (Idamycin®)
Ifosfamide (Ifex®)
Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec®)
Imiquimod (Aldara®)
Ipilimumab (Yervoy®)
Irinotecan (Camptosar®)
Ixabepilone (Ixempra®)

L

Lapatinib (Tykerb®)
Lenalidomide (Revlimid®)
Letrozole (Fermara®)
Lomustine (CeeNU®)
Loperamide (Imodium®)

M

Mechlorethamine (Mustargen®, Chlormethine, Nitrogen mustard, Embichin®)
Megestrol (Megace®)
Melphalan (Alkeran®, L-Phenylalanine mustard, L-Sarcolysin)
Meperidine (Demerol®)
Mercaptopurine (6-mercaptopurine or 6-MP) (Purinethol®, Puri-Nethol®)
Methadone (Diskets®, Dolophine®, Methadose®)
Methotrexate (Trexall®)
Mitomycin C (Mutamycin®)
Mitoxantrone (Novantrone®)
Morphine (Avinza®, MS Contin®)

N

Nilotinib (Tasigna®)
Nilutamide (Nilandron®, Anandron®)
Nivolumab (Opdivo®)

O

Ondansetron (Zofran®)
Oxaliplatin (Eloxatin®)
Oxycodone (OxyContin®)

P

Paclitaxel (Taxol®, Abraxane®, Onxol®)
Palonosetron (Aloxi®)
Pamidronate (Aredia®)
Panitumumab (Vectibix®)
Pembrolizumab (Keytruda®)
Pemetrexed (Alimta®)

R

Raloxifene (EVISTA®)
Rituximab (Rituxan®, Mabthera®)
Rolapitant (Varubi®)

S

Sonidegib (Odomzo®)
Sorafenib (Nexavar®)
Streptozocin (Zanosar®)
Sunitinib (Sutent®)

T

Tamoxifen (Nolvadex®)
Temozolomide (Temodar®)
Temsirolimus (Toricel®)
Thalidomide (THALOMID®)
Topotecan (Hycamtin®)
Toremifene (Fareston®)
Tositumomab (Bexxar®)
Trastuzumab (Herceptin®)

V

Vemurafenib (ZELBORAF®)
Vinblastine (Velban®, Velsar®)
Vincristine (Oncovin®, Vincasar PFS®, Vincrex®)
Vindesine (Eldisine®, Fildesin®)
Vinorelbine (Navelbine®)
Vorinostat (Zolinza®)

W

Warfarin (Coumadin®, Jantoven®, Marfarin®)

Z

Zoledronic Acid (Zometa®)

The following list of drugs is arranged alphabetically by brand name with generic names in parentheses. Click on the brand name to view additional information about the drug.

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