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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.

Macrilen (macimorelin)

For the diagnosis of adult growth hormone deficiency

Macugen (pegaptanib)

For the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration.

Makena (hydroxyprogesterone caproate injection)

For the prevention of risk of preterm birth

Malarone (atovaquone; proguanil hydrochloride) Tablet

For the treatment and prevention of Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Marplan Tablets

Treatment of Depression

Marqibo (vinCRIStine sulfate LIPOSOME injection)

For the treatment of Ph- acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Mavenclad (cladribine)

For the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis

Mavik (trandolapril)

Treatment for hypertension

Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir)

For the treatment of chronic HCV genotype 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6


Acute treatment of migraine headache

Mayzent (siponimod)

For the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis

Mekinist (trametinib)

For the treatment of unresectable or metastatic melanoma with BRAF V600E or V600K mutations

Mentax (1% butenafine HCl cream)

Treatment for athlete's foot

Mentax (1% butenafine HCl cream)

Treatment for tinea corporis (ringworm) and tinea cruris (groin fungus)

Menveo (meningitis vaccine)

For the active immunization to prevent invasive meningococcal disease

Mepsevii (vestronidase alfa-vjbk)

For the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII


Treatment for obesity

Merrem I.V. (meropenem)

Treatment for intra-abdominal infections and bacterial meningitis


Oral tablet to inhibit the hemorrhagic cystitis induced by Ifex (ifosfamide)

Metadate CD

Oral capsules for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Metaglip (glipizide/metformin HCl)

Oral tablets for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Metaprotereol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, 5%

Generic equivalent of Alupentr Inhalation Solution, 5%

Metozolv ODT (metoclopramide hydrochloride)

For the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux and diabetic gastroparesis


Treatment of inflammatory papules and pustules of rosacea

Metronidazole 1.3% Vaginal Gel

For the treatment of bacterial vaginosis

Mevacor (lovastatin) tablets

Treatment for primary prevention of coronary heart disease

Miacalcin (calcitonin-salmon) Nasal Spray

Treatment for post-menopausal osteoporosis

Micardis (telmisartan)

Treatment for Hypertension

Micardis HCT (telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide)

For the treatment of hypertension

Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide)

Treatment for mild-to moderate hypertension


Treatment for migraine headaches

Minoxidil Topical Solution 2% for Women

Generic equivalent of Rogaine

Miraluma test

Test for breast cancer


Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

Mircera (methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta)

For the treatment of anemia associated with chronic renal failure


Oral contraceptive

Mirena (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system)

Hormone-releasing system for intrauterine contraception

Mirvaso (brimonidine)

For the treatment of facial erythema of rosacea

Mobic (meloxicam) Tablets

For relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis

Monistat 3 (miconazole nitrate)

Emulsion, cream for the treatment of vaginal yeast infections

Monistat 3 (miconazole nitrate)

Over the counter treatment for vaginal yeast infections


Treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infection

Motegrity (prucalopride)

For the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation

Movantik (naloxegol)

For the treatment of opiod-induced constipation in adults with chronic non-cancer pain

Moxatag (amoxicillin)

For the treatment of tonsillitis and/or pharyngitis secondary to Streptococcus pyogenes in adults and pediatrics


For the treatment of onchocerciasis (river blindness)

Mozobil (plerixafor injection)

For the treatment of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and multiple myeloma

Mulpleta (lusutrombopag)

For the treatment of thrombocytopenia in adults with chronic liver disease scheduled to undergo a procedure

Multaq (dronedarone)

For the treatment of paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter


Treatment for impotence

Myalept (metreleptin for injection)

For the treatment of congenital or acquired generalized lipodystrophy

Mylotarg (gemtuzumab ozogamicin)

For the treatment of CD33 positive acute myeloid leukemia (AML)


Injectable solution for the treatment of abnormal head position and neck pain associated with cervical dystonia

Myobloc (rimabotulinumtoxinB)

For the treatment of chronic sialorrhea in adults

Myozyme (alglucosidase alfa)

For the treatment of Pompe disease (glycogen storage disease type II)

Myrbetriq (mirabegron)

For the treatment of overactive bladder

Mytesi (crofelemer)

For the treatment of non-infectious diarrhea in adults with HIV/AIDS