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Egyptian Drug Guide 



3rd Edition 

2011 



Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy 












Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy 



Table of Contents 

DRUGS FOR NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS 5 

♦ Pain Management 5 

Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory and Anti- pyretic drugs 5 

Analgesic and Antipyretics 7 

Opioid analgesics 7 

Migraine drugs 8 

Skeletal Muscle Relaxants 8 

♦ Anti-convulsants 9 

♦ Anti-parkinson's Drugs 10 

♦ Brain Disorders 10 

DRUGS FOR PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS 11 

♦ Sedatives & Anxiolytics drugs 11 

♦ Alzheimer's disease Drugs 12 

♦ Anti-depressants 12 

♦ Anti-psychotics 13 

DRUGS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS 14 

♦ Anticoagulants 14 

Antiplatelets 15 

♦ Capillary stabilizing drugs 15 

♦ Anti-arrhythmic drugs 16 

♦ Anti-angina drugs 16 

♦ Anti-Hypotensives 17 

♦ Anti-Hypertensives 18 

♦ Lipid regulatory agents 24 

RESPIRATORY DISORDERS 26 

♦ Asthma Preventers 26 

Asthma Quick relievers: 28 



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DRUGS FOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS 29 

♦ Peptic Ulcer drugs 29 

♦ Anti-protozoa drugs 30 

♦ Antispasmodics 31 

♦ Irritable colon drugs 32 

♦ Anti-emetics 32 

Anti-vertigo Drugs 33 

♦ Hepatic & Lipotropic drugs 34 

♦ Anti-infective agents for Gl disturbances and Diarrhea 35 

♦ Laxatives 35 

♦ Antihemorrhoids 36 

♦ Anti-dyspepsia drugs: 37 

DRUGS FOR BONE DISORDERS 39 

♦ DRUGS AFFECTING BONE METABOLISM 39 

♦ ANTI-HYPERURICEMIA DRUGS 40 

DRUGS FOR ENDOCRINE DISORDERS 41 

♦ Oral Hypoglycemic drugs 41 

Insulin Secretagogue: 41 

Non Sulfonylurea Insulin Secretagogue: 41 

Biguanide: 42 

Insulin sensitizers: 42 

aGlycosidase Inhibitors 43 

New Hypoglycemics 43 

Combinations: 43 

♦ Insulin 44 

♦ Thyroid Disorder drugs 45 

DRUGS FOR UROLOGIC DISORDER 46 

♦ Benign Prostate Hyperplasia drugs 46 

♦ Erectile dysfunction drugs 47 

Renal and Urinary Antiseptic 48 

ANTIBIOTICS 49 



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♦ Cell wall Synthesis Inhibitors 49 

b-lactams 49 

Others 52 

♦ Protein Synthesis Inhibitors 53 

Tetracycline group 53 

Aminoglycosides 53 

Macrolides 53 

Chloramphenicol 54 

♦ DNA Replication Inhibitor 55 

♦ Anti-metabolites 56 

♦ Anti-tubercular drugs 56 

MISCELLANEOUS DRUGS 57 

♦ Ophthalmic Preparations 57 

♦ Nasal Preparations 58 

♦ Anti-allergy 59 

♦ Smoking cessation: 59 

♦ Corticosteroids 60 

♦ Common Cold and Influenza 60 

♦ Anti-Edema 60 

♦ Vitamins 61 

NEWDRUSS IN EGYPTIAN MARKET 2010 62 

TRADE NAMES INDEX 63 



Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy 



Drugs for Neurologic Disorders 



♦ Pain Management 

Analgesic. Anti-inflammatory and Anti- pyretic drug s 



Pharmacology 



NSAID 

(Selective COX 2 

Inhibitor) 



Active 
Constituents 



Celecoxib 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Meloxicam 



Celebrex 




Mobicf 




Similar Product Names 



celoxib® 



Anticox II 



w 



NSAID 
(Nonselective 
COX inhibitor) 



Piroxicam 



Lornoxicam 



Ibuprofen 



Feldene 

tFELDENEM 



/ 



Xefo* 



X^fa 4m| 



Bruferr 




Ketoprofen 



Ketofan* 

Ketofon 



20 Capsules (? 




Brexin 



Srexin 



-y3g&2*^*~*'M 



sd 



Marcofen 






Profenicf Bi-Profenicf 



(150mg) 







Combination 



Ibuprofen + 
Paracetamol 



Megafen 



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Pharmacolo 

gy 



NSAID 
(Nonselective 
COX inhibitor) 



Active 
Constituents 



Diclofenac Sodium 



Diclofenac sodium 



Diclofenac 
Potassium 



Diclofenac 
Potassium 



Aceclofenac 



Indomethacin 



Metamizole = 
Dipyrone 



Most Frequently Dispensed 




Dolphin (suppository) 




Catafast® (sachets) 

I CatsfMT • hi ''' ■"• 




Cataflam 



w 




Bristaflam 

BRISTAFLAWI 




Indocid 







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o 

CD 

£2 " 



Novalgin Oblong®* 

Novi 



Similar Product 
Names 



Olfen® 
Olfen - 50 



J 




Anuva 



Voltaren (suppository) 




Catafly* 



Of I am 



w 




Amoflam 




Indomethacin 




*Safety concerns (Agranulocytosis) 



JQ 



•X| Hints: 

profen, -fenac, -oxicam = NSAID's 



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Analgesic and Antipyretics 



Pharmacology Active 

Constituents 



Paracetamol 



Analgesic and 
Antipyretic drugs 



ASA + 

Caffeine + 

Paracetamol 



Caffeine + 
Paracetamol 



Paracetamol 
+ Vit. C 



Aspirin + 

Vitamin C 



Opioid analgesics 



Pharmacology 



Active 
Constituents 



|j-opioid 

Receptor agonist 

& NE,5-HT- 

modulator 



Tramadol HCI 



Sumatriptan 
succinate 



Most Frequently Dispensed 




Similar Product Names 



Abimor/ Cetar 



Excedrin 

Acedrin 



Panadol Extra 



w 




CevamoP (eff.) 




Aspirin C (eff. 
ASPIRINC 




Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Tramadol* 



Tamol* 




Imigrarf 



IMIGRAN I 

II.-.-**'., J 




Markadel"" 



MARKADE1 

Strong Pa*" 1 Rete 



Abimol Extra 1 " 



Abimol 

Extra 



Aspro ra (eff/ 



Similar Product Names 



Trama SR® 

Trame. SR 




Ultradol 










Sumagrai n 



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Migraine drug s 



Pharmacology 



combination 



Active 
Constituents 



Ergotamine+ 

Caffeine + 

paracetamol + 

Domperidone 



Ergotamine + 

Caffeine + 

Memprobamate 

+analagin 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



_No-Migrain e 



Similar Product 
Names 




Migranil (Nile Company) prescribed medication only 




Skeletal Muscle Relaxants 



Pharmacolog 

y 



5HT-1 Receptor 
agonist 



Active 
Constituents 



Tizanidine 



Most Frequently Dispensed Similar Product Names 



- 



S.M.FT 



S.M.R 

2mg 



Roysan 



Rdaxul 



•^3 



Chlorzoxazone 
+ Ibuprofen 



Alpha 2 -Adrenergic 
agonist 



Chlorzoxazone 
+ Paracetamol 



Chlorzoxazone 
+ Ketoprofen 



Myofen 



Mark fast 





Mylogin 

tMyolgin' 



Re I axon , myoflex 




mill 



Flexofan 



*-- " 



i 



3 



Skeletal muscle 
relaxant 



Dantrolene 

sodium + 

Paracetamol 



Dantrelax 




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♦ Anti-convulsants 



Pharmacology Active Constituents 



Phenytoin 



Phenytoin 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Ipantin 

IPANTEN 



Similar Product Names 



Phenytoin* 

Phenytoin 




Valeproate sodium 



Depakine 



Valproic acid 



I DEPAKINE 

! **— 



I 



w 



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Na+ channel blocker 



Lamotrigine 



Lamictal 



Lamotrine 




Lamotrine 



50 mg j 



Anticonvulsant, 
Miscellaneous 



Anticonvulsant, 
Miscellaneous 



Carbamazepine 



Tegretol 



Tegretal20B (h novarti 






n InOtaU 30* r»o 



Gabapentin 



Gaptin* 




| ; ConveStjn. 



Tegrar 

gral 200 




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♦ Anti-parkinson's Drugs 








Pharmacology 


Active 
Constituents 


Most Frequently 
Dispensed 


SimilarProduct 
Names 


Dopamine 
Precursor 


Levodopa + 
Carbidopa 


Sinemef 
SINEMET " 1K 

'■-■ 








Anticholinergic/ 
Antimuscarinic 


Biperiden 
HCL 


Aknetoin w 








Afctwton 9 - ■■ ■-• 


3 







♦ Brain Disorders 



Pharmacology 



Peripheral Vasodilator 

increasing cerebral 

blood circulation 



Active 
Constituents 



Vincamine 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Oxybrar 

■bse= — 

Oxybral 



Gf.iMjWf 'fraow 



Similar Product Names 



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Drugs for Psychiatric Disorders 
♦ Sedatives & Anxiolytics drugs 



Pharmacology 



Intermediate acting 
BDZ 



Active 
Constituents 



Alprazolam 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Similar Product 
Names 



Xanax 



■'■ 



\f.l 



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Zolam 



Restolam 



GLOBAL NAP) 



Restolam' 



ni 



u 



Long acting BDZ 



Diazepam 



Neuril/ valinil 






Valpam 



r 



few 

,3 



Calmepam 



Intermediate- 
short acting BDZ 



Bromazepam 




Lexotanil 



Lexotanil 




Apetryr 



Long 
acting BDZ 



Clonazepam 




jApetryl 



0.5 trig 




Amotnf 




Dormicum 



Short acting 
BDZ 



midazolam 



T«. ■ -■■■ 



Non 
benzodiazepines 



Kava kava 
extract 




*Table2 



(Q 



-Q 



Hints: 

-bital= barbiturate 
-zeDam. -zolam = BDZ 



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♦ Alzheimer's disease Drugs 



Pharmacology 



Acetylcholine 

esterase 
Inhibitor(AChEI) 



Active 
Constituents 



Donepezil 



♦ Anti-depressants 



Pharmacology 



TCA 



Selective serotonin 
reuptake inhibitors 
(SSRI) 



Active 
Constituents 



Clomipramine 
HCI 



Nortriptyline 

10.0 mg + 

Fluphenazine 



Escitalopram 



Sertraline HCI 



Fluoxetine 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Aricept 



Similar Product 
Names 



Donhimer 



I Aricept I 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Anafronil 
25 dj 




Prozac 8 



Durazac®(once 
weekly) 




TBT 



Similar Product 
Names 



cipralex' 



Philozac 1 




5-HT & NE reuptake 
inhibitor (SNRI) 



Venlafaxine HCI 



Efexor 




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♦ Anti-psychotics 



Pharmacology 



Typical 

(selective 

postsynaptic 

D 2 -receptors 

antagonist) 



Active 
Constituents 



Sulpiride 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Dogmatir 



Similar Product Names 




Atypical 

(DA&5-HT 

receptor 

agonist) 



Clozapine 



olanzapine 




Leponex 



\ II T I s 



Leponex 




Zyprexa 




Olapex , olazine 



Clozapex: black Box warning for Agranulocytosis and seizures. 



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Drugs for Cardiovascular Disorders 



♦ Anticoagulants 



Pharmacology Active Constituents 



Heparins 



Low Molecular Weight 
Heparin 



heparin Calcium 



Enoxaparin calcium 



Tinzaparin 



Nadroparin 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Calheparine 



Similar Product Names 




Clexane 




Innohep 



Fraxiparine 

Fraxiparinv 

p :oa 411 ajw fl » «"p 




Angikinase^ 



Fibrinolytic Enzymes 



Strepokinase 



Sedonase 



u 



1 




Inhibits Vit K- 

dependent clotting 

factors 



Warfarin Sodium 



Marevan 




Harevan 


M 1. 






itfftis 












k 


- 




-". 


-j/:-" 


,.-■.'■ I 










^y*^i 


*ri 


1 





kp 



-Q 



Hints: 

-parin = (example: Heparin) Anticoagulants 



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Antiplatelets 



Pharmacology 



NSAID(COX 

inhibitor) 



Active 
Constituents 



Acetyl 
Salicylate 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Aspocid Infanf 
flSPO CID 




Similar Product Names 



Aspirin 

ASPIRIN 



k 




ADP receptor 
blocker 



Clopidogrel 



Plavix" 




St roka w Mtoo/eT"^ 



Capillary stabilizing drugs 



Pharmacology 



Vasoconstrictor 
(NE) 



Active 
Constituents 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Similar Product Names 



Diosmin 



Dioven 

>\ K 

m% Dios 

%% Banc 



Dioven 

Diosmin 

Basic trastmant of _ 
ana vanout Fragility 



00* 



Oral phlebotropic 
drug 



Diosmin + 
Hesperidin 



Daflon* 



daf Ion 5oo 



mg 



Keep oul ol ranch ol children 



Peripheral venous 

and capillary 

stabilizer 



Amorphous 
Aescin + diethy 
amine salicylate 



Reparil 



Venous and 

capillary disorder 

Stabilizer 



Almitrine 

bismesylate + 

Raubasine 




Dafrex* 



DAFR6X 



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♦ Anti-arrhvthmic drugs 



Pharmacology 



Positive inotropic 

effect 

( Na7K + ATPase 

pump inhibitor) 



Na + channel blocker 
(Classic) 



Active 
Constituents 



Digoxin 



Propafenone 
HCI 



Most Frequently Dispensed Similar Product Names 



Lanoxin 




w 



K+ channel blocker 
(Classlll) 



Amiodarone 



Cordarone 
= ^_ 



■ 










♦ Anti-angina drugs 



Pharmacology 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Similar Product Names 



Vasodilator 
(Organic nitrates) 



Nitromack 18 




Nitroderm (patchs) 

'Nltroderm T l 




Dinitra'" 



Dinitra 



Cardikef 



H3 HMM 



! 




Effox^ 



Monomack 







ii* 




Active 
Constituents 



Nitroglycerin 



Isosorbide 
dinitrate 



Isosorbide 
mononitrate 



3-KAT inhibitor* 

(Ketoacyl CoA 

thiolase) 



Vastarel 



^m 



Metacardia 




Trimetazidine 
di-HCI 



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Anti-Hypotensives 



Pharmacology 



Active 
Constituents 



Most Frequently Dispensed Similar Product Names 



Vasoconstrictor 
Alpha/Beta Agonist 



Etilefrine 



Effortil 5 




w 



Vascon 




The mechanism of 
heptaminol's therapeutic 
actions is not well understood 
although it has been suggested 
to affect catecholamine release 
or calcium metabolism. 



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Heptaminol 



Corasore 




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♦ Anti-Hypertensives 



Active 
° 9y Constituents 



CD 
O 

_o 

DO 

I 

<£_ 

CD 
> 

o 

_CD 
CD 
CO 



Atenolol 



Bisoprolol 



Metoprolol 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Tenormin 



(tJnormjnTooS^ 




Similar Product Names 



Blokium 




Bisocard 



Bisocard 


W "^^S*1 







Indolor 



CD 

O 
CD O 

> m 

H — I 

O CO. 

® 08 

CD a 

<? -D 

SI 

o 

o 



Propranolol 
HCI 



Carvedilol 



Inderal 




kP 



Hints: 

-olol = (3 Bloker 



-Q 



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q 

'■*—• 

CO 
JD 

E 
o 
O 



Active 
Constituents 



Atenolol + 
Chlorthalidone 



Bisoprolol + 
Hydrochlorothiazide 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Tenoretic 




Concor Plus 



Concor Qplus 



M>mI*t«i4 ifcuiilK 



• 







Similar Product Names 



Blokium Diu 

(2 t Aim.F.in ProdMlirmt | J 

' 



Bisocard Plus 
Lodoz® 




Carvedilol + 
hydrochlorothiazide 



Co-Dilatror 






CO-Dll ATROl 



<fr V 








h) 


X 


Hints: 

-olol = (3 Bloker 

-thiazide = Thiazide diuretic 




vJ 




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o 

■4— • 

CD 

3 

T3 

Q. 
O 
O 



Active 
Constituents 



Furosemide 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Lasix 



Similar Product Names 



Lafurex 



Lasix 



40 



mg 



• Avail h 




CD o 

o a £ 

-Z_ .5? zs 

& "5 



Indapamide 



Natrilix SFf 



Diurix 



NATRIUX^H 



cu 

Z5 2> O £ 
-.-7; .5= -^ CD 

WJ i— t"h 4-J 

J2 to ™ a 

D- S 



Spironolactone 



Spironolactone + 
Hydrochlorothiazide 



.0 

E 
o 
O 

o 
■4— * 

CD 




DIUREX 



- - ,:- '■-'" ■■' 

Qneuttf«t<ta*y 



J 



## 



® 



Spironolactone 

Spiral VMIlmrL,. 




Spironolactone + 
Furosemide 



Lasi lactone 



Lasilactone 

50mg 
Aventis 1 




I 

■ Sal |r« .111U nildtwirrcuM- 

V la Mm -.ned Mhiiri'. 



Amiloride + 
Hydrochlorothiazide 



Moduretic 



Yostiretic 




I! 
ill 



a • 



i! ! 



1 B 



_£ 



kCI 



Hints: 

-semide = Loop diuretic 
-thiazide= Thiazide diuretic 



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LU 

O 

< 



Active 
Constituents 



Captopril 




Captopril+ 

Hydrochlorothiazide 



Ramipril 



Lisinopril 



Enalapril maleate 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Capoten 



Capozide 




Tritace 




Zestrir 




Ezapril 




Similar Product Names 



Lotensine , hypopress 




Lisoprir 
sopril 



»> 



o 

1q 
E 
o 
O 



Enalapril + 
hydrochlorothiazide 



HCTZ + Losartan 



Ezapril-Co 



lliPR»--Co4 



Hyzaar 



HVZAAH WiMmg 



Jd TAfL E! K 



Modazar Fortazaar^ 

( double concentration) 

or W 




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m 
or 
< 



Active Constituents 



Losartan 

Potassium 



Candesartan 

Cilexetil 



Valsartan 



Most 
Frequently 
Dispensed 



Cozaar 



Similar Product Names 




Losartan 



■ 



Losartan 

n 



ftmutum 



Disartan 



Disartan' 



CVcwe 



• ■• 




Angiotensin 
II Receptor 
Blocker 



telmisartan 



Micardis 



Co-Tareg7 Co-Diovan w 



o 



+ 

00 

or 
< 



Valsartan + 
Hydrochlothiazide 








Q 


'£ 


Hints: 

-sartan = ARB's 

-thiazide = Thiazide diuretic 




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co 
sz 
O 

Is 

To g 

D_ 

X 

Q 
■ 

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CD 

o 
o 



CO 

sz 

o 

E 

CO 

o 

D_ 

X 
Q 



Active 
Constituents 



Diltiazem HCI 



Verapamil 



Amlodipine 
besylate 



Nifedipine 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Altiazem 




Isoptin 





Norvasc 



jxrorvasc ^ 




Similar Product Names 



Delay-Tiazem* 



Dclay-tiazemSR 
90 mg 



Alkapress , Miodura 



Adalaf 




CO _^ 
Q. O 



Prazosin HCI 



Minipress 



Minipress 



CD '■= S 5 
O CO 
*-* CO 



Methyl dopa 



Aldomef 



r— 
UJ 

s 
o 



Epidopa (Epico 
company) 




"DHP: Dihydropyridine 



Hints: 

-dipine= Ca+ channel blocker 
-zocin = a Bloker 



_Q 



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♦ Lipid regulatory agents 



Pharmacology 



Fibrates 



Statins 

(HMG CO-A 

reductase Inhibitor) 



Active 
Constituents 



Fenofibrate 



Atorvastatin 



Simvastatin 



Fluvastatin 



Pravastatin 



Rosuvastatin 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



UpanthyT 
ANTHYL 30G 





Lipitor 



IOHHI 



] 



Zocor 




Lescol XL" 




80 mg 



Lipostat 



POSTA1 



Crestor 



w 




Similar Product 
Names 



Arteflex 18 ' 



Ator* 




Simvastat 



w 



Simvastal 




Rosuvast 



CQ 



£X 



Hints: 

-statin= HMG CO-A reductase Inhibitor 



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Pharmacology Active 

Constituents 



Simvastatin + 
Ezetimibe 



Combination 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Inegy* 




Similar Product Names 



Lipitrirr 




Cholestyramin 
e 



questran(eg) sachets 



& 



Bile acid 
sequestrants 



* 



cholestran 4gm/s 




12s(eg) 



Other 



Fish oil + 

Wheat Germ 

oil 



Omega 3 Plus* 




Superomega, 
omega forte 



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♦ Asthma Preventers 



Respiratory Disorders 



Pharmacology Active Most Frequently Dispensed 

Constituents 



Similar Product 
Names 



-a 

'o 

i_ 

01 

4-» 
LO 
O 

u 

i— 

o 

u 
T3 

_0> 

ro 

-C 

c 




Fluticasone 
propionate 



Budesonide 



Flixotide 



Pulmicort® 




Miflonide® 



Mifl onia e . 




c 
o 

00 
ro 
rsl 
ro 

01 
-Q 
00 

c 

u 

ro 
i 
00 

c 
_o 

T3 

Ol 



Formoterol 
fumarate 



Foradil 



;l® 




Salmeterol 
xinafoate 



Serevent 



® 




Oxis* 








fi) 




'X 

V J 


Hints: 

-onide= Corticosteroids 
-terol = B-aaonist 


j 









Steroid inhalers: 

Usually brown 
and orange in color. 
Some examples are 
Pulmicort and Flixotide. 



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Pharmacology Active Constituents Most Frequently Dispensed Similar Product Names 



G 
o 

C <u 

S sj 



(A) Budesonide + 
Formoterol 

(B) Salmeterol + 
Fluticasone 



(A] Symbicort 



(B) Seretide ' 




tide 

Auuh.ilir /Disk 




01 
01 



o 

01 



< 



Montelukast sodium 



Singulair® 



Kokasf 




Clear Air 



01 

c 



Q- 
O 

Ol 



Theophylline 



Quibron SR C 



Theo SR 



® 





New combination 
preventers 

Red& purple inhalers. 

Examples are Symbicort 



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Asthma Quick relievers 



.E +-• 

u 

re c 

t ° 

° S? 

-C "3 

ra 01 



Active 
Constituents 



Salbutamol/ 
Albuterol 



Terbutaline 
sulphate 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Ventolin 



Similar Product Names 




Bricanyl 



iwn 



u 

'c 

'l— 

ro 
u 

Vt 

E 
i 

+j 

c 

u 

'ao 

i_ 

01 

c 
~o 
u 

c 

< 



-a 

'o 

i— 

01 

4-» 
LO 

1— 
O 



Iptrotropium 
bromide 



Atrovent 





Airovent 

20 nir;;' 



'■'. '•' ■1'lliWl 



Tiotropium 
bromide 



Spiriva 



Prednisone 



| 



Hostacortin 



Hostacortin 




prednisolone 



Hostacortin H 



i I w J *i 







Cq 



.Q 



Hints: 

Pred- , -pred , -Cort- = Corticosteroids 




Quick relievers 

Usually blue inhalers. 
Examples are 
Ventolin and Bricanyl. 



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Drugs for Gastrointestinal Disorders 



♦ Peptic Ulcer drugs 



Pharmaco 
logy 



CD 
O 

o 



o 

Q. 
CD 
O 
CD 

rr 



Q- 

I 

o 

-I— ' 

o 



Active 
Constituents 



Ranitidine 



Famotidine 



Lansoprazole 



Pantoprazole 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Zantac 16 



Similar Product Names 



Antodine/ Famotak 













CE3 










, 



Servipep/ Peptec 



FAMOTAK r 

-— Servipep 

- r 

SANDOZ 



Lanzor 



Controloc 




Peptazol 



Pant oloc'"' 

P"»Ioloc 20 








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Pharmaco 


Active 


Most Frequently Dispensed 


Similar Product Names 


logy 


Constituents 








Omeprazole + 


Trio®* 




>, 


Tinidazole + 






Q. 

cc 


Doxycycline 




M 




CD 






WW I 




.c 










*— ■ 










CD 










Q. 






*S±m 





Trio: used in treatment of PUD caused by H. Pylori 
♦ Anti-protozoa drugs 



Pharmacology 



Imidazole derivatives 



Active 
Constituents 



Metronidazole 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



fW 




Similar Product 
Names 



Amrizole 



flennxok 

IMm : mm n f, 
*■■ ■' 'i »!it 'i in» l.iMfi r 




a__ 



flrnrizole 500 



*-H#-Tf«.IU t< I «M^I , 



£■ 




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♦ Antispasmodics 



Pharmacology 



Anticholinergic 

agent, 

Scopolamine 

Derivatives 



Active 
Constituents 



Hyoscine-N- 
Butylbromide 



Hyoscine-N- 

Butylbromide + 

Dipyrone 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Buscoparf 




Buscopan Compositum 



I 



Similar Product Names 



Spasmocirf 



, i-: 



211 IktriMH 





Anticholinergic 
agent 



Dicyclomine 
HCI 



Spasmorest 




tiemonium 
methyl sulphate 



Visceralgine 



Antimuscarinic 
agent 




Camylofin + 
Analgin 



Spasmo Pyralgin M 

SPASMOPYRALGIN-I 




Viscera 




"- 



5-HTs 

Receptor 

antagonist 



Trimebutine 
maleate 



Gast-Reg* 




Debridat 



S? B «'AAr 



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♦ Irritable colon drugs 



Pharmacology Active Constituents 



Antispasmodic 
agent 



Mebeverine HCI + 
Sulpiride 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Coioncr 



Similar Product 
Names 




Mosapride 



Fluxopride 



Prokinitic 



FLUXOPRIDB 

"—A 



^X3 



Clidinium bromide + 
Chlordiazepoxide 



Librax 



Anticholinergic+ 
Benzodiazepine 




♦ Anti-emetics 



Pharmacology 



Active 
Constituents 



Most Frequently Dispensed Similar Product Names 



Dopamine 
antagonist 



Metoclopramide HCI 



Domperidone 



Primperarf 




Motilium 
Motifium 



Motinorm 





w 



Selective 5-HT 3 
Receptor antagonist 



Ondansetron HCI 




Emerest 



Adrenocortical 

Hormone 

+ vit b6 - 

(pyridoxine) 



Cortiplex (amp) 




Wi 



-Ql 



Hints: 

-serton = Selective 5-HT 3 Receptor 
antagonist [antiemetic] 



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Anti-vertigo Drugs 



Pharmacology 



Histamine H 3 
agonist 



Active 
Constituents 



Betahistine 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Betaserc 



betaserc 




Similar Product Names 



Verserc 





Cinnarizine 



Anti- Histamine 



Stugeron 




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♦ Hepatic & Lipotropic drugs 



Pharmacology 



Flavonoids 

(hepatoprotective) 



Gallstone 

Dissolution 

Agent 



Active 
Constituents 



Silymarin 



Ursodeoxycholic 
acid 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Legalon 




Ursogall 




Similar Product 
Names 



Hepaticum 




D.D.B 



Hepatoprotecti 
ve 



Hepato- & reno- 

biliary 

Disorders 

therapy 



Menthol + 
Menthone + 
Alphapinene 
Betapinene + 

Borneol + 

Camphene + 

Cineal + Olive oil 



Combination 




Hepacare 



Bilichof 



BILICHOL 



Levanox 




= D.D.B: Referred to as the Yellow pill in the Egyptian market 



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♦ Anti-infective agents for GI disturbances and Diarrhea 



Pharmacology 



Oral nitrofuran 
Antibiotic 



Active Constituents 



Nifuroxazide 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Antinaf 




Similar Product Names 



Diax 1 




Anti-infective 



Tiliquinol + 
Tilbroquinol 



Intetrix^ 
intetrix 




♦ Laxatives 



Pharmacology 



Stimulant 
Laxative 



Bulk- forming 
Laxative 



Active 
Constituents 



(A) Bisacodyl 

(B) Bisacodyl + 
Dioctyl Sodium 
Sulphosucci-nate 



Sodium 
Picosulphate 



Plantago 



Ca Polycarbophil 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



(A) Abilaxine 

1 Ab\laxinc~ t»»irH 

™'™ \[\ 



Picolax 




Similar Product Names 



(B) MinaLax* 




Laxeol-Pr 



Laxalive 



I 



U KM I PI 



Tablets 



Plantago 




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♦ Anti hemorrhoids 



Pharmacology Active 

Constituents 



Local anesthetic, 
Anti- 
inflammatory, 
Anti-puritic & 

Anti-spasmodic 



Cinchocaine + 

hydrocortisone + 

Framycetine + 

Aesculoside 



Hydrocortisone 

Framycetin 

Esculin 

Bismuth 

subgallate 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Proctosedyl 

Proctosedyl 




Similar Product Names 



Sediproct 




Procto-^ 




vasoprotective + 
Local Anesthetic; 



Tribenoside 
lidocaine 



Proctoglyvenor 





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Anti-dyspepsia drug s: 



Pharmacology 



Digestive enzymes 



Active Constituents 



Papain + Sanzyme 



Most Frequently Similar Product Names 

Dispensed 



Papain + Sanzyme + 
Pepsin 




Neo-Digestin 



Parasympatholytic 



cellulose +methixene HCI + 

Pancreatin + pepsin + 

Simethicone+ Na 

dehydrocholate. 



Spasmo canulase' 




Proteolytic enzyme 



Pancreatin + Ox-bile + 
Bromelin 



Digestive, Spasmolytic 
and Anti-flatulent 



Papain +Na dehydrocholate 

+ Dicyclomine + 

Simethicone+Sanzyme 



Nutrizym 

Nutrizym 




Spasmodigestin 




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Pharmacology Active Constituents 



Anti-flatulent 



Dimethicone + Silicon 
dioxide 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Disflatyr 

Div.fl.ity. 




Similar Product 
Names 



Antacid 



Magnesium carbonate + 
Ca+ Carbonate. 



Maalox Plus 



Antacid/ Anti- 
flatulant 



Aluminium hydroxide + 
MgOH + Simethicone 




Epicogel 



Aluminium hydroxide gel + 

Magnesium hydroxide + 

Dimethicone 




w 



Oral antifoaming 
agent 



Luftar 



Simethicone 

(polydimethylsiloxane 
and silica gel.) 




Simethicon 

SIMETHICONE 




Activated Charcoal 



Eucarbon 



Activated Charcoal + 

Senna + Carbon + 

Rhubarb + peppermint 

Oil + sulpher+ fennel oil 




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Drugs for Bone Disorders 
♦ Drugs affecting bone metabolism 



Pharmacology Active Constituents 



Salmon calcitonin 



Calcitonin 



Bisphosphonate 
Derivative 



(A) Alendronate + 
Colicalciferol 
(B) Alendronate 



Risedronate Sodium 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Miacaicicf 




(A)Fosavance 

FOSAVANCE 3 




Actonel 



& 



Actorld Once a Week 



I JJin,: 



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*!**■■' 'NMhnw mhK 



fAvcntb 



Similar Product 
Names 



calcitonin 



(B)Fosamax 



\ 






(a 



Hints: 

-dronate = Bisphosphonate 



-Q 



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♦ Anti- Hyperuricemia drugs 



Pharmacology Active 

Constituents 



Xanthine 
Oxidase 
Inhibitor 



Allopurinol 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Zyloricf 



Zyloric" 100 



Similar 
Product 
Names 



No Uricf 




Uricosuric 



piperazine + 

colchicine+atropine+ 

sodium citrate 



Urosolvine 

JBOSOIVINE 



1 




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Drugs for Endocrine Disorders 

♦ Oral Hypoglycemic drug s 

Insulin Secretagogue: 



Pharmacology Active 

Constituents 



Sulfonylurea 
(1 st Generation) 



Gliclazide 



Most Frequently Dispensed Similar Product Names 



Diamicron 




Daonif 



Glibenclamide 



Diaben 



Sulfonylurea 



Daonil 5mg 



,nd 



(2™ Generation) 



\ 



(tibmttimttoJ&'txixlamitie 
Yta otalfOral 31I1111 nitration 



saftCfi oven 1 rs 





Glimepiride 



Sulfonylurea 
(2 nd Generation) 



Non Sulfonylurea Insulin Secretagogue: 



Pharmacology 



Meglitinides 



Active 
Constituents 



Repaglinide 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Similar Product Names 



NovoNorm 





Repaglide* 



Repaglfd 



' 




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Biguanide: 



Pharmacology 



Biguanide 



Active 
Constituents 



Metformin 
Hydrochloride 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Glucophage 16 




Similar Product Names 



Cidophage* 



aw*** mq- 


E •* 


Jk 


1 w *4- j^i.< JL* 1 
'1 

******* -M^ ■ 



Insulin sensitizers: 



Pharmacology 



Thiazolidinedione 
(Insulin sensitizer) 



Active 
Constituents 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Similar Product Names 



Pioglitazone 



Glustin 1 




Hi glitazone 
gfitazoi u • 




Co 



-Q 



Hints: 

-glitazone = Thiazolidinedione 



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a Glvcosidase Inhibitors 



Pharmacology Active 

Constituents 



a Glycosidase 
Inhibitors 



Acarbose 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Similar 

Product 

Names 



Glucobay" 



Glucobay 50 




New Hypoglycemics 



Pharmacology 



Active 
Constituent 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Similar Product 
Names 



Dipeptidyl 

Peptidase IV 

(DPP-IV) 

Inhibitor 



sitagliptin 



Januvia 




Combinations: 



Pharmacology 



Sulfonylurea (2nd)+ 
biguanide 



m 



-Q 



Hints: 

-gliptin = DPP-4 enzyme inhibitor 



Active 
Constituents 



Glibenclamide + 
Metformin 



Glypuride + 
Metformin 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Glucovancer 



v&nce 



c 



Similar Product 
Names 



■Pi j& 



Glimef 
Slimet \ 



i-fi'-ii-i r* 



'Jbutoi 



ff 



Olimct " 



T^ W 

Diavance 




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♦ insulin 



Pharmacology 



Rapid Acting 
Insulin 



Active 
Constituents 



Insulin Rapid 
acting 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Lisprcr 



Similar Product Names 



Aspart 



Short Acting 
Insulin 



Crystalline 

(Regular 

Insulin) 



Humulin-R 




Actrapid 

mo 




w~ 



Intermediate- 
Acting Insulin 



insulin isophan 
(NPH insulin) 



Insulatard 



E 



Insulatard* HM 



lOOIUrtnl 10 ml 



Humulin N 




Long acting 
(Glargine) 



Insulin glargine 



Lantus" 

- 100 



i 



I 



i Aventis 



\ 

rntis 




'i 




Combination 



insulin 

isophan70%+re 

gular 30% 



Insulin 
Mixtard CR 




humulin70/3(r 




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♦ Thyroid Disorder drugs 



Pharmacology 



Anti- 

hypothyroidism 



Active 
Constituents 



thyroxin Sodium 
(L-thyroxine) 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Eltroxirf 



Eltroxirf 

tablets 100 meg 




Similar Product 
Names 



Euthyrox^ 




Anti- 

hyperthyroidism 



Carbimazole 



Propylthiouracil 



Carbimazole 




Thyrocir 



Neomercazor 



WoWeiOHl*"* 
Spi 





PJfrCP/.itltJilA'S 

■i *">s — 




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Drugs for Urologic Disorder 
♦ Benign Prostate Hyperplasia drugs 



Pharmacology 



a- blocker 



Active 
Constituents 



Doxazosin 



Terazosin 



Tamsulosin 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Cardura 




1 Cardura ■ 



■ 



CARDURA XL 

4 mg Doxazosin 



Itrin 



w 




Tamsulin 



® 




Tatnsiilin 



Similar Product Names 



Dosin 





5 a- reductase 
Inhibitors 



Finasteride 



Proscar 



w 




(VAHwrwc ftfR vst uv mi n orm 



w 



Prostat® 




w 



others 



Pumpkin 
seed oil 



Pepon 




Procure 




Cp 



-Q 



Hints: 

-afil = a-blocker 



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♦ Erectile dysfunction drugs 



Pharmacology 



Phosphodiesterase- 
5-lnhibitor 



Active 
Constituents 



Sildenafil Citrate 



Tadalafil 



LQ 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Viagra' 



® 




Cialis" 




Hints: 

-afil = Phosphodiesterase-5-lnhibitor 



-Q 



Similar Product 
Names 



Vi recta® 









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Renal and Urinary Antiseptic 



Pharmacology 



??? 



Combination 



Active 
Constituents 



Halphabarol 



Atropine Sulphate 

+ Colchicine + 

Piperazine 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Proximol 



V/m 



Urosolvine 



w 



UROSOLVINE 




Rowatinex® 



Similar Product 
Names 



UR-AID 



w 




Anti- 
Spasmodic oils 



Betacamphene+fe 
nchone+pinene, 
anethol, borneol, 

camphene, cineol, 
olive oil 



Fenchone, 

anethol, 

Betacamphene, 

cineole 




Spasmo rowatinex®" 
(Supp.) 




Urinex 



UVnax 




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Antibiotics 



♦ Cell wall Synthesis Inhibitors 
B-Lactams 



Pharmacology 



in 

c 



c 

0) 
Q. 



Active 
Constituents 



Benzyl penicillin 



Phenoxymethyl 
penicillin 



Ampicillin + 
Cloxacillin 



Sulbactam + 
Ampicillin 



Amoxicillin 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Retarpen 




Ospen 



Ampiclox 




Unasyn 




Amoxir 



Similar Product 
Names 



Penicillin G Sodium 




UnictarrT 




TT ^TW 

Hiconcir 




Hints: 

-cillin= p-lactam 



-Q 



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Pharmacolog 

y 



v> O 

c s 
= ro 
o.E 

°- o 
o 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Augmentin 



Similar Product 
Names 



Hibiotic^ 



Active Constituents 





Amoxicillin + Clavulanic 
acid 



Flumox 



Flucamox 



w 



FlUMOK 




Amoxicillin + flucloxacillin 



o 



(A 




C 




k. 




o 


c 


Q. 


o 


(A 




O 


ra 






(0 


V 


.E 


c 


Q. 


0) 


V 


O 



Ceporex 



Keflex* 







111- 1 SI 

►J ^tl m 




Duricef 



sr 



© 



Curisafe 



UURISAFE 



500 mp J 



;°: 



Veloser 



Fortecef 



I VELOSEF" 



Cephalexin 



Cefadroxil 



Cephradine 



_Q 



W 



Hints: 

Ceph- = first generation Cephalosporins 
except Cefazolin 



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Pharmacology Active constituents Most Frequently Dispensed Similar Product Names 





c 


(A 


o 


C 


■^ 




(0 


o 

Q. 


c 


in 
o 


o 


(0 




SZ 




a. 


CM 


V 




O 





(A 




c 


c 


"C 


o 


o 


•— 


Q. 


re 


(A 


a> 


O 


c 


re 


V 


^ 


O 


Q. 




O 


CO 



Cefaclor 



Cefuroxime 



Cefoperazone 



Cefotaxime 



Ceftriaxone 



Ceclor 

Rlor 



Bacticlor 



Zinnat 



fZinnat" 
tablets SODmg 
fOtahtts 



Cefobid w (b.i.d twice daily) 



Cefrone 



CEFOBID 



I 



t- 



Claforan 



TET 



Cefotax 15 ' 





Of ram ox 




Rocephen (Roche Company) 



^^^^^ 



m 




,nd, 



Hints: 

Cef- = Cephalosporin 

-fa-, -fam-, -fox-, -tea-, -fur- = 2 n ° Generation Cephalosporin's 

Exceptions : cefmetazole , cefonicid , cefprozil , loracarbef 

Tri or t = 3 rd Generation cephalosporin's (parental preparations) 



w 



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Pharmacology 



in 

c 
'^. 

o 

Q. 

<n 

o 



a. 

4) 

o 



3 rd 

Generatio 

n 



Cefprozil 



Ceftazidime 



Cefpodoxi 

m 



Cefdinir 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Cefzir 






Fortum 



FQKTM 




Orelox* 



SS,aox-i6o 



v *"il«i 



mg 



!!r2**«*ate, 




Omnicef 



w 



Similar Product Names 




4 th 

generati 
on 



Cefepime 



Maxipime 



J. ■AMUIJI'.II 

.;: mtaxataxam 

I -S_ 



Wincef 



Others 








Pharmacology 


Active Constituents 


Most Frequently 
Dispensed 


Similar Product Names 






Others 


Vancomycin 


Vancomycin 13 ' 


VancocirT 




linezolid 


Averozolid 60(T 



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♦ Protein Synthesis Inhibitors 



Pharmacology Active 

constituent 



p, 

O 

Si 

Ed 
<d 

cs 



Tetracycline 



u 

03 
0) 



Doxycycline 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Hostacycline 
| Hostacycline 

|SOO.„* 




Similar Product Names 



Tetracicf 
( Cid Company) 



^ 



Farcodoxin 
(Pharco company) 



FdflCODOXIN icHi„",q 



M, H. fc. H- 1 




0W//M 



w 



Aminoglycos 
ides 



Gentamicin 



Tobramycin 



Garamycin 



Tobracin 



Gentamicin 



Tobcin 



0) 



03 



Erythromycin 



Azithromycin 



Clarithromycin 



Spiramycin 



Erythromycin 
Zithromax^ 




Klacid^ 




Rovac 



Erythrocin 



Azolide* 







Rovamycin 


w 


Rovsmycine* 3 m 


I u. 

El 




... 


if&— w.. 


i , 


i 


@ 




•*■** 


... 



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Pharmacology 



Lincosamides 
group 



Active constituent 



Clindamycin 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 




Similar Product 
Names 



Dalacin-Cf 




Chloramphenico 
1 



Chloramphenicol 



Miphenicol (Misr 

Company 




Cidocetine 







Q 


'X 


Hints: 

-cycline : tetracycline 




\J 


-mycin: aminoglycoides, Macrolide, lincosamides 


J 







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♦ DNA Replication Inhibitor 



Pharmacolo Active 
gy consti 



constituent 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Similar Product Names 



Quinolones * 



ciprofloxacin 



Gatifloxacin 



Levofloxacin 



ofloxacin 



Ciprofar 







Gasticin, gatilox 





a 



Kiroir 



KirtiU 



Ciprobay 18 



©1 


HOT lj^r-u> t^Tbv 


asp 






' ~ " 






iMPSi 


,. — 
















■ 









Tequin 




Tavacin 




Tarivid 



. :■. 



tiforffbVcrJrrtiTi f 



Tajrivitl ' J 
QfitmdA 



20CL 



as.un-o kurtrhii Meatou 

w iiimnui. j h.,i. ¥Aventis I 



*Should not be used with patients under 18 years old 



M 



-Q 



Hints: 

-floxacin : Quinolones 



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♦ Anti-metabolites 



Pharmacology Active constituents Most Frequently Dispensed 



Folic acid 
synthesis 
inhibitors 



Sulphamethoxazole 
+ trimethoprim 
"(TMP + SMZ) 



Septrin- D.S. 




Similar Product Names 



Sutrim forte 



♦ Anti-tubercular drugs 






Pharmacol Active 
ogy constituents 


Most Frequently Dispensed 


Similar Product Names 








Rifampicin 

(Rifampin) 


Rimactane® 

m | : ^^ 
, sunboi ' 1 III! ^£ 


Rifampicin 
+lsoniazid 


Rimactazid^ 


Rifam plus® 


Streptomycin 


Streptomycin 



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Miscellaneous Drugs 



♦ Ophthalmic Preparations 



Therapeutic Pharmacology 
Class 



Adrenergic 
Agonist Agent 



Decongestant 

and 

Antihistaminic 

Eye Drops 



Antibacterial 
Eye Drops 



Aminoglycosides 



Active 
Constituents 



Tetrahydrozoline 



Most Frequently Dispensed Similar Product 

Names 



Visine 8 



Tobramycin 




w 



Occuzoline 



Tobralex 



Qptidex-r' 



Aminoglycoside/ 
Corticosteroid 



Tobramycin and 
Dexamethasone 



Tobradex 



Antibacterial 

& 

Corticosteroid 

Eye Drops 




Tears Natural^ 




Methyl hydroxyprop 

ylcellulose 

(Hydroxy propyl 

methylcellulose) 



Preparations 

for Dryness 

of the Eye 




Carboxymethylcellulose 



Refresh plus 



W 




Tears Guard 




Refresh tears 




Corticosteroid 



Prednisolone 

Acetate 



Pred forte* 



Drops for Eye 
Allergy and 
Inflammation 




Echonopred Plus 
solupred® 



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Therapeutic Pharmacology Active Constituents 
Class 



Decongestant 

and Anti- 
histamine and 
Anti-allergic Eye 
and Nasal Drops 



Histamine Hi 

Antagonist + 

Alpha 1 Agonist 



Chlorpheniramine 

Maleate + 

Naphazoline 

Hydrochloride 



Most Frequently 
Dispensed 



Prisoline 




Similar Product 
Names 



Optozoline* 




*Refresh plus: each dose in separate pack. 
♦ Nasal Preparations 



Therapeutic Pharmacology 
Class 



Nasal Anti-Allergic 



Corticosteroid 



Active 
Constituents 



Fluticasone 
Propionate 



Most 
Frequently 
Dispensed 



Flixonase 




Similar Product 
Names 



Ticanase 




Oxymetazoline 

HCI 



Afrin* 



Decongestant 



Xylometazoline 
HCI 



Nasal Decongestant 



Vasoconstrictor 

(a- receptor 

stimulant) 




Sod. 
Cromoglycate 



Mast cell 
stabilizer 




chimpchimp 



M 



Hints: 

-olone = Corticosteroids 



Oxymet 




Balkis 1 *, " 
Nasostop CR 




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Alka-Misr"" 

Uka-Uisr 



Alkaline Nasal 
preparation 



Systemic nasal 
congestion 



NaCI + 

NaHCOs + 

Borax 



Non sedating Loratadine 
antihistaminic micronised 

+ + 

decongestant Pseudoephe 
drine 





♦ Anti-allerey 



Pharmacology Active Constituents 



Loratadine 



Histamine 

Hi 
Antagonist 



Desloratadine 



Fexofenadine HCI 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



f 



Claritine 



Gtarititie*T*m 



Similar Product Names 



Mosedin 







Aerius 




Telfasf 



Allerfen* 



ITdjast 
I 



180 



mg ' 



& 



" I J B 



"""" 



♦ Smoking cessation: 



Pharmacology Active Constituents 



Varenicline 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Champix 







. 



Similar Product Names 



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♦ Corticosteroids 



Pharmacology 


Active 
Constituents 


Most Frequently Dispensed 


Similar Product 
Names 


Corticosteroid 


Hydrocortisone 


Solu corteT 


(Vial) 


Mi [oriel '"' 



♦ Common Cold and Influenza 



Common 
Cold and 
Influenza 



Pharmacology 



Analgesic+ Decongestant 
+Anticholinergic 



Active 
Constituents 



Paracetamol 
+Phenylpropanol 

amine*+ 
Diphenhydramine 



Most 
Frequently 
Dispensed 



Night and 
Day® 




Similar Product 
Names 



_Nofli/ 

pi - 



Hi Antagonist+ 

Decongestant+ Analgesic+ 

Xanthine 



Chlorpheniramine 

+Pseudo 

ephedrine + 

Paracetamol 

+Caffeine 



Flu rest 



Rurest" 





Hi Antagonist+ Decongestant 
+ Analgesic 



Chlorpheniramine 

Maleate + 
Pseudoephedrine 
HCI+Paracetamol 



Comtrex 



Analgesic+ Antihistamine+ 
Decongestant 



g. 




Bromopheniramine Maleate + 
Pseudoephedrine HCI+Paracetamol 



Comtrex MAXIMUM" 



OMTREX 




Vitamin, water Soluble 



Ascorbic 
acid 



Vitacid C- 



Upsa C w 




Phenylpropanolamine: Safety concerns (Hemorrhagic shock) 

-> Anti-Edema 



Phar 
macol 

ogy 


Active 
Constituents 


Most Frequently Dispensed 


Similar Product 
Names 


Proteolytic 
enzymes 


Chymotrypsin + trypsin 


Alphintem® 


Ambezim-G R 



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♦ Vitamins 



Pharmacology 



Active 
Constituents 



Vitamin B 
Supplement 



Vitamin B 12 



Vitamin B 12 & 

Folic acid & 

Erythropoietin 

preparations 



Vitamin B 
Supplements 



VitB, 

(Thiamine) 
Hydrochloride+ 

Vit B 12 
(Cyanocobalami 
n)+ 
Vit B 6 (Pyridoxine 
HCI) 



Hydroxycobalamin 



Cyanocobalamin 



Sulbuti amine 



Most Frequently Dispensed 



Neurovit 




Arcalion 



arcalion 200 



Similar Product Names 



Neurobiorr 




B 12 Depof 




Cobalvex, ,Cidolvex 







w 



Vitamin B 
Supplemen 
t with ATP 



ATP + Vitamin B 12 

+ Cocarboxylase + 

Nicotinamide 



Adenoplex Fo rte 




Epinosine-B Forte 

EPIMOSINC B 
toart 



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NElf DRUGS IN EGYPTIAN MARKET 201 



Trade name 


Generic name 


Indication 


1. Angiopress 50 


Captopril 


Anti- hypertensive 


2. Angiosartan 
(10,20,40) 


Olmesartan 


Anti- hypertensive 


3. Biocardis 


Telmisartan 


Anti- hypertensive 


4. Egypro 


Bisoprolol fumarate 


Anti-hypertensive 


5. Irbedrin , 
(75,150,300) 

6. Aprovel 


Irbesartan 


Anti-hypertensive 


7. Engilor (2.5/500 - 
5/500) 


Glipizide + Metformin 


Anti-diabetic 


8. Glaryl(3,4) 


Glimepride 


Anti-diabetic 


9. Glucolight XR 500 


Metformin 


Anti-diabetic 


10. Pioglumet 


Pioglitazone 15mg + 
Metformin 850 mg 


Anti-diabetic 


ll.Reglidip(12, 15) 


Glimepride 


Anti-diabetic 


12. Torseretic (10,20) 




Diuretic 


13. Actoday 5 


Risedronate 


Osteoporosis 


14. Zetlip (10/20, 
10/40) 


Ezetimibe + Simvastatin 


Cholesterol lowering 



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TRADE ft 



A 



Abimol, 9 
Abimol Extra, 9 
Activate, 78 
Actonel, 53 
Actrapid, 58 
Adalat, 31 

Adenoplex Forte, 78 
Adwiflam, 7 
Aerius, 75 
Afrin, 73 
Akineton, 13 
Aldactazide, 27 
Aldactone, 27 
Aldomet, 31 
Alka-Misr, 75 
Alkapress, 31 
Allerfen, 75 
Alphintern, 77 
Altiazem, 31 
Amaryl, 55 
Ambezim-G, 77 
Amoflam, 7 
Amotril, 14 
Amoxil, 63 
Ampiclox, 63 
Ampictam, 63 
Amrizole, 41 
Anafranil, 16 
Angikinase, 18 
Anticox, 5 
Antinal, 48 
Anuva, 7 
Apetryl, 14 
Arcalion, 78 
Aricept, 16 
Arteflex, 33 
Aspart, 58 
Aspirin C, 9 
Aspocid Infant, 19 
Atacand, 30 
Ator, 33 
Atrovent, 38 
Augmentin, 64 
Azolide, 67 



B 



B12 Depot, 78 
Bacticlor, 65 
Balkis, 73 
Betaloc, 24 
Betaserc, 46 
Betolvex, 78 
Bilichol, 47 
Biolax, 48 
Bisadyl, 48 
Bisocard, 24 
Bisocard Plus, 25 
Blokium, 24 
Blokium Diu, 25 
Bonapex, 53 
Brexin, 5 
Bricanyl, 38 
Bristaflam, 7 
Brufen, 5 
Buscopan, 42 
Buscopan compositium, 
42 



Calciparin, 18 
calcitonin, 53 
calheparine, 18 
Calmepam, 14 
Candesar, 30 
Capoten, 28 
Capozide, 28 
Carbimazole, 59 
Cardiket, 21 
Cardilol, 24 
Cardixin, 21 
Cardura, 60 
Cataflam, 7 
Catafly, 7 
Ceclor, 65 
Cefobid, 65 
Cefotax, 65 
Cefrone, 65 
Cefzil, 66 



Cefzim, 66 
Celebrex, 5 
celoxib, 5 
Cephradine, 64 
Ceporex, 64 
Cerebal, 46 
Cetal, 9 
Cevamol, 9 
Cevitil, 77 
Champix, 75 
Cialis, 61 
Cidocetine, 68 
Cidolvex, 78 
Cidophage, 56 
Cipra pro, 16 
cipralex, 16 
Ciprobay, 69 
Ciprofar, 69 
Claforan, 65 
Clarinase, 75 
Clarithro, 67 
Claritine, 75 
Clear Air, 36 
Clexane, 18 
Clindam, 68 
Clozapex, 17 
Co Dilatrol, 25 
Cobalvex, 78 
Co-Diovan, 30 
Colona, 44 
Comtrex, 77 
Comtrex MAXIMUM 

STRENGHT, 77 
Concor, 24 
concor Cor, 24 
Concor Plus, 25 
Congestal, 77 
Controloc, 39 
Conventin, 12 
Corasore, 23 
Cordarone, 21 
Cortigen b6, 45 
Cortiplex, 45 
Co-Tareg, 30 
Coumadin, 18 
Cozaar, 30 



Curam, 64 
Curisafe, 64 



D 



D.D.B, 47 
Daflon, 19 
Dafrex, 19 
Dalacin-C, 68 
Dantrelax, 11 
Daonil, 55 
Debridat, 42 
Decongess-L, 75 
Delay-Tiazem, 31 
Depakine, 12 
Depovit B12, 78 
Diaben, 55 
Diamicron, 55 
Diavance, 57 
Diax, 48 
Digestin, 50 
Dilatrend, 24 
Dilatrol, 24 
Dinitra, 21 
Diosed, 19 
Dioven, 19 
Dipenacid, 63 
Disartan, 30 
Disflatyl, 51 
Diurix, 27 
Dogmatil, 17 
Dolcyl, 55 
Dolphin, 7 
Dolphin K, 7 
Donepezil, 16 
Dormicum, 14 
dosin, 60 
Doxy, 67 
Duricef, 64 
Duxil, 20 



Echonopred, 72 
Efexor, 16 
Effortil, 23 



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Effox, 21 
Eltroxin, 59 
Emerest, 44 
Epicogel, 51 
Epidopa, 31 
Epilat, 31 

Epinosine-B Forte, 78 
Erythrocin, 67 
Erythromycin, 67 
Eucarbon, 51 
Euglucon, 55 
Euthyrox, 59 
Evaculax, 48 
Evak, 48 
Excedrin, 9 
Ezapril, 28 
Ezapril Co, 28 



Glucophage, 56 
Glucovance, 57 
Glustin, 56 



famotak, 39 
Farcodarone, 21 
Farcodoxin, 67 
Feldene, 5 
Flagyl, 41 
Flexofan, 11 
Flixonase, 73 
Flixotide, 35 
Flucamox, 64 
Flumox, 64 
Flurest, 77 
Flustop, 77 
Fluxopride, 44 
Foradil, 35 
Fortum, 66 
Fosamax, 53 
Fraxiparine, 18 



Gaptin, 12 
Garamycin, 67 
Gasticin, 69 
Gast-Reg, 42 
Gaticin, 69 
gatilox, 69 
Gentamicin, 67 
Glimaryl, 55 
Glimet, 57 
Glucobay, 57 



H 



Hebiuroxime, 65 
Hepacare, 47 
Hepaticum, 47 
Hi glitazone, 56 
Hiconcil, 63 
Hostacortin, 38 
Hostacortin H, 38 
Hostacycline, 67 
Hummulin N, 58 
hummulin70/30, 58 
Humulin-R, 58 
Hyzaar, 28 



I 



Imdur, 21 
Imigran, 10 
Inderal, 24 
Indocid, 7 
Indolol, 24 
Indomethacin, 7 
Ingy, 34 
Innohep, 18 
Insulatard, 58 
Insulin Mixtard, 58 
Intetrix, 48 
Isoptin, 31 
Itrin, 60 



Januvia, 57 



K 



Kast, 36 
Kava, 15 

Keflex, 64 
Ketofan, 5 
Kiroll, 69 
Klacid, 67 
Kokast, 36 



Lafurex, 27 
Lamictal, 12 
Lamotrine, 12 
Lanoxin, 21 
Lansoprazole, 39 
Lantus, 58 
Lanzor, 39 
Lasilactone, 27 
Lasix, 27 
Laxeol-PI,48 
laxin, 48 
Legalon, 47 
Leponex, 17 
Lescol, 33 
Levanox, 47 
Lexotanil, 14 
Librax, 44 
Lipanthyl, 33 
Lipitor, 33 
Lipitrin, 34 
Lipostat, 33 
Lisopril, 28 
Lispro, 58 
Liver albumen, 47 
Lodoz, 25 
Losar, 30 
Lotensine, 28 
Luftal, 51 
Lustral, 16 



M 



Maalox Plus, 51 
Marcofen, 5 
Marevan, 18 
Mark fast, 10 
Markadel, 9 
Megafen, 6 
Metacardia, 22 
Miacalcic, 53 
Micardis, 30 
Miflonide, 35 
Migranil, 10 
Minipress, 31 
Miodura, 31 
Miphenicol, 68 
Mobic, 5 
Moduretic, 27 



Mosedin, 75 
Motilium,44 
Motinorm,44 
Motival, 16 
Mtogrel, 19 
Mylogin, 10 
Myofen, 10 
myoflex, 10 



N 



Nasostop, 73 
Nasotal, 73 
Natrilix SR, 27 
Nazocrom, 73 
Neo-Digestin, 50 
Neomercazol, 59 
Neuril, 14 
Neurobion, 78 
Neurontin, 12 
Neurovit, 78 
Nexium, 39 
Night and, 77 
Nitroderm, 21 
Nitromack, 21 
No Uric, 54 
Noflu, 77 
No-Migrain, 10 
Noracin, 69 
Norvasc, 31 
novacid oblong, 7 
Novalgin Oblong, 7 
NovoNorm, 55 
Nutrizym, 50 



O 



Occuzoline, 71 

Of I am, 7 
Oframox, 65 
Olapex, 17 
olazine, 17 

Olfen, 7 

Omega 3 Plus, 34 
omega forte, 34 
Omepak, 39 
Optidex, 71 
Optozoline, 73 
Ospen, 63 
Otrivin, 73 



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Oxis, 35 
Oxybral, 13 
Oxymet, 73 



Panadol Extra, 9 
Pantoloc, 39 
Penicid, 63 
Penicillin- G sodium, 63 

Pepon, 60 
Peptec, 39 
Pepzol, 39 
Phenytin, 12 
Phenytoin, 12 
Philozac, 16 
Picolax, 48 
Plantago, 48 
Plavix, 19 
Pred forte, 72 
Primperan, 44 
Prisoline, 73 
Procto-4, 49 
Proctoglyvenol, 49 
Proctosedyl, 49 
Procure, 60 
Profenid, 5 
Proscar, 60 
Prostec, 60 
Proximol, 62 
Prozac, 16 
Pulmicort, 35 



QuibronSR, 37 



R 



Ranitak, 39 
Refresh plus, 71 
Refresh tears, 71 
Relax, 10 
Relaxon, 10 



Rennie, 51 
Repaglide, 55 
Reparil, 19 
Restolam, 14 
Rifam, 70 
Rifam plus, 70 
Rimactane, 70 
Rimactazid, 70 
Risek, 39 
Rivo 75, 19 
Rocephen, 65 
Rosuvast, 33 
Rovac, 67 
Rovamycin, 67 
Rowachol, 47 
Rowatinex, 62 
Roysan, 10 
Rytmonorm, 21 



S.M.R, 10 
Sediproct, 49 
Sedonase, 18 
Septrin- D.S, 70 
Seretide, 36 
Serevent, 35 
Simethicon, 51 
Simvastat, 33 
Sinemet, 13 
Singulair, 36 
Snafi, 61 
Solu cortef, 77 
solupred, 72 
Spascolon, 42 
Spasmo canulase, 50 
Spasmo Pyralgin M, 42 
Spasmo rowatinex, 62 
Spasmocin, 42 
Spasmodigestin, 50 
Spasm orest, 42 
Spiriva, 38 
Spironolactone, 27 
Streptomycin, 70 
Stugeron, 46 



Sumagrain, 10 
Superomega,, 34 
Sutrim forte, 70 

Symbicort, 36 



Tamic, 60 
Tamsulin, 60 

Tareg, 30 
Tarivid, 69 
Tavanic, 69 
Tears Guard, 71 
Tears Natural, 71 
Tegretol, 12 
Telfast, 75 
Tenedone, 25 
Tenormin, 24 
Tetracid, 67 
Theo SR, 37 
Theophylline, 37 
thrombo, 19 
Thyrocil, 59 
Ticanase, 73 
Tobcin, 67 
Tobracin, 67 
Tobradex, 71 
Tobralex, 71 
Tobrex, 71 
Tramadol, 9 
Tramal, 9 
Trio, 41 
Tritace, 28 



U 



Unasyn, 63 
Unibiotic, 69 
UR-Aid, 54 
UR-AID, 62 
Urinex, 62 
Urosolvine, 54, 62 
Ursofalk, 47 
Ursogall,47 



Valpam, 14 
Vancocin, 66 
Vancomycin, 66 

Vascon, 23 
Vastarel, 22 
Velosef, 64 
Ventolin, 38 
Verserc, 46 
Viagra, 61 
Vincabral SR, 13 
Vi recta, 61 
Viscera, 42 
Visceralgine, 42 
Visine, 71 
Vitacid C, 77 
Voltaren, 7 



Xanax, 14 
Xefo, 5 
Ximacef, 66 



Yostiretic, 27 



Zantac, 39 
Zestril, 28 
Zinnat, 65 
Zithrocan, 67 
Zithrocin, 67 
Zocor, 33 
Zofran, 44 
Zyloric, 54 
Zyprexa, 17 



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