Generics List in India

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Generics Name Uses for
Domperidone Maleate

Stimulation of gut motility in-

  • Non-ulcer dyspepsia
  • Oesophageal reflux, reflux oesophagitis and gastritis
  • Diabetic gastroparesis
  • Functional dyspepsia
  • Speeding barium transit in follow through radiological studies

Prevention and symptomatic relief of acute nausea and vomiting from any cause including cytotoxic therapy, radiotherapy and antiparkinsonism therapy.

In the prophylactic treatment of migraine.

Aceclofenac

Aceclofenac is indicated for the relief of pain and inflammation in both acute and chronic pain like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, dental pain, post-traumatic pain, low back pain, gynaecological pain etc.

Capecitabine

Colorectal Cancer: Capecitabine is indicated as a single agent for adjuvant treatment in patients with Dukes' C colon cancer who have undergone complete resection of the primary tumor when treatment with fluoropyrimidine therapy alone is preferred. It is indicated as first-line treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal carcinoma when treatment with fluoropyrimidine therapy alone is preferred.

Breast Cancer: Capecitabine in combination with docetaxel is indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer after failure of prior anthracycline-containing chemotherapy. Monotherapy is also indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer resistant to both paclitaxel and an anthracycline-containing chemotherapy regimen or resistant to paclitaxel and for whom further anthracycline therapy is not indicated.

Pancreatic Cancer: Capecitabine is indicated for the first line treatment of patients with locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer in combination with gemcitabine.

Oesophagogastric Cancer:  Capecitabine is indicated for the first line treatment of patients with advanced oesophagogastric cancer.

Inositol Nicotinate

Inositol Nicotinate has a fairly broad range of therapeutic applications. The most well researched conditions include the hyperlipidemias, Raynaud's disease and intermittent claudication. Promising applications, which bear further investigation, include its use for stasis ulcers, dysmenorrhea, dermatitis herpetiformis, alcoholism, diabetes, cancer prevention and hypertension.

Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3)

Vitamin D is used to treat and prevent bone disorders (such as rickets, osteomalacia). Vitamin D is made by the body when skin is exposed to sunlight. Sunscreen, protective clothing, limited exposure to sunlight, dark skin, and age may prevent getting enough vitamin D from the sun.

Vitamin D with calcium is used to treat or prevent bone loss (osteoporosis). Vitamin D is also used with other medications to treat low levels of calcium or phosphate caused by certain disorders (such as hypoparathyroidism, pseudohypoparathyroidism, familial hypophosphatemia). It may be used in kidney disease to keep calcium levels normal and allow normal bone growth.

Vitamin D2
Gliclazide

Gliclazide is indicated for control of blood glucose in patients with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (Type-II, maturity onset diabetes mellitus) whose hyperglycemia cannot be controlled by diet alone.

 

Citalopram
Metformin Hydrochloride

Metformin Hydrochloride, as monotherapy, is indicated as an adjunct to diet to lower blood glucose especially in overweight patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) or type 2 diabetes mellitus whose hyperglycemia cannot be satisfactorily managed on diet alone. Metformin Hydrochloride may be used concomitantly with a sulfonylurea when diet and metformin hydrochloride or sulfonylureas alone do not result in adequate glycemic control.

Telmisartan

Telmisartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) indicated for treatment of hypertension and Cardiovascular (CV) risk reduction in patients who are indicated for ACE inhibitors.

Nebivolol

Nebivolol is indicated in the treatment of essential hypertension and adjunct in stable mild to moderate heart failure in patients over 70 years.

Levetiracetam

Levetiracetam is indicated as an adjunctive therapy for:

  • Partial Onset Seizures
  • Myoclonic Seizures In Patients with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures

Levetiracetam injection is an alternative for adult patients (16 years and older) when oral administration is temporarily not feasible.

Mecobalamin

Mecobalamin is indicated in-

  • Peripheral Neuropathies
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Verteberal Syndrome
  • Nerve Compression Syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Entrapment neuropathy
  • Drug induced neuropathy
  • Megaloblastic anemia due to Vitamin B12 deficiency
Febuxostat

Febuxostat is indicated for the long-term management of Hyperuricemia in patients with gout. It is not recommended for use in the treatment of asymptomatic Hyperuricemia.