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FDA Approved Drugs by Name

Search by brand name for drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for sale in the United States. Each listing contains a brief description of the indication for use. Click on the drug name for a complete product profile, including general information, clinical trial results, side effects and manufacture information.

Bactroban Cream

Treatment for secondarily infected traumatic skin lesions

Bactroban Nasal 2% (mupirocin calcium ointment)

Treatment for nasal bacteria

Balversa (erdafitinib)

For the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma

Banzel (rufinamide)

For the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in pediatrics and adults

Baraclude (entecavir)

For the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infections with evidence of active viral replication

Bavencio (avelumab)

For the treatment of Merkel cell carcinoma

Bavencio (avelumab) plus Inlyta (axitinib)

For the first line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma

Baxdela (delafloxacin)

For the treatment of Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia

Baxdela (delafloxacin) tablets and injection

For the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections

Baycol (cerivastatin sodium)

Treatment for high cholesterol

Bayer Extra Strength Asprin

Oral treatment for mild to moderate migraine pain

Belbuca (buprenorphine)

For the management of severe pain

Beleodaq (belinostat)

For the treatment of relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma

Belsomra (suvorexant)

For the treatment of insomnia

Belviq (lorcaserin hydrochloride)

For the chronic management of weight loss

BeneFIX (coagulation Factor IX (recombinant))

Treatment for hemophilia B


Oral tablet for the treatment of hypertension

Benlysta (belimumab)

For the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus

Benzamycin (erythromycin 3%-benzoyl peroxide 5% topical gel)

For the topical treatment of acne vulgaris


For the treatment of Chagas disease

Beovu (brolucizumab-dbll)

For the treatment of Neovascular (Wet) Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Bepreve (bepotastine besilate ophthalmic solution)

For the treatment of itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis

Berinert (C1 Esterase Inhibitor (Human))

For the treatment of abdominal or facial attacks of hereditary angioedema

Besivance (besifloxacin ophthalmic suspension)

For the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis

Besponsa (inotuzumab ozogamicin)

For the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Betapace AF Tablet

For treatment of the irregular heartbeats in patients with atrial fibrillation


For lowering IOP in patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Bevespi Aerosphere (glycopyrrolate and formoterol fumarate)

For the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Bevyxxa (betrixaban)

For the the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism

Bexsero (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine)

For the treatment of invasive meningococcal disease caused by serogroup B


Oral tablet for the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and menstrual pain


For the treatment of patients with CD20 positive, follicular, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma following chemotherapy relapse

Biaxin XL (clarithromycin extended-release tablets)

For Acute Bacterial Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis (AECB) and Acute Maxillary Sinusitis

BiDil (isosorbide dinitrate/hydralazine hydrochloride)

For the treatment of heart failure in black patients

Bijuva (estradiol and progesterone)

For the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms due to menopause

Biktarvy (bictegravir/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide)

For the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults

Bio-T-Gel (testosterone gel)

For the treatment of hypogonadism

Blincyto (blinatumomab)

For the treatment of Philadelphia chromosome-negative relapsed /refractory B cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Boniva (ibandronate)

For the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis

Bosulif (bosutinib)

For the treatment of Ph+ chronic myelogenous leukemia

Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA)

For the treatment of chronic migraine

Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA)

For the treatment of upper limb spasticity

Botox Cosmetic (botulinum toxin type A)

For the temporary improvement in the appearance of glabellar lines (brow furrow)

Braftovi (encorafenib) + Mektovi (binimetinib)

For the treatment of unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAFV600E or BRAFV600K mutation

Bravelle (urofollitropin for injection, purified)

Human-derived follicle-stimulating hormone (hFSH) for use in ovulation induction for the treatment of infertility.

Breathe Right

Treatment for breathing difficulties due to deviated nasal septum

Breo Ellipta (fluticasone furoate and vilanterol inhalation powder)

For the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Bridion (sugammadex)

For the reversal of neuromuscular blockade induced by rocuronium and vecuronium in adults undergoing surgery

Brilinta (ticagrelor)

For the reduction of thrombotic events in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Brineura (cerliponase alfa)

For the treatment of late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2

Brintellix (vortioxetine)

For the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

Brisdelle (low-dose paroxetine mesylate)

For the treatment of vasomotor symptoms of menopause

Briviact (brivaracetam)

For the treatment of partial onset seizures related to epilepsy


Management of acute pain

Brovana (arformoterol tartrate)

For the treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

BSS Sterile Irrigating Solution

Treatment during ocular surgical procedures

Bunavail (buprenorphine and naloxone)

For the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence


For use in combination for the treatment of leukemia

Butrans (buprenorphine) Transdermal System

moderate to severe chronic pain

Bydureon (exenatide extended-release for injectable suspension)

For the improvement of glycemic control in adults with type II diabetes mellitus

Byetta (exenatide)

For the adjunctive treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Byvalson (nebivolol and valsartan)

For the treatment of hypertension