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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.

Naglazyme (galsulfase)

For the treatment of mucopolysaccharidosis VI (Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome)

Naltrexone Hydrochloride Tablets

Generic equivalent of Revia

Namenda (memantine HCl)

For the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer’s type.

Namzaric (memantine hydrochloride extended-release + donepezil hydrochloride)

For the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer's type

Naprelan (naproxen sodium)

Treatment for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

Narcan (naloxone hydrochloride)

For the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose

Nasacort AQ (triamcinolone acetonide) Nasal Spray

Treatment for allergic rhinitis

NasalCrom Nasal Spray

Over-the-counter nasal spray for treatment of all nasal allergy symptoms

Nascobal Gel (Cyanocobalamin, USP)

Treatment for vitamin B-12 deficiency

Nasonex Nasal Spray

Treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis

Natazia (estradiol valerate + dienogest)

For the prevention of contraception

Natazia (estradiol valerate and estradiol valerate/dienogest)

For the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding

Natesto, (testosterone) nasal gel

For the treatment of deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone

Natpara (parathyroid hormone)

For the control hypocalcemia in patients with hypoparathyroidism

Natrecor (nesiritide)

For the treatment of patients with acutely decompensated congestive heart failure

Nayzilam (midazolam)

For the treatment of intermittent, stereotypic episodes of frequent seizure activity

Nerlynx (neratinib)

For the treatment of HER2 breast cancer

Nesina (alogliptin)

For the treatment of type II diabetes mellitus


Treatment to decrease the chance of infection by febrile neutropenia in patients receiving chemotherapy


Treatment for thrombocytopenia


Treatment for slow white blood cell recovery following chemotherapy

Neupro (Rotigotine Transdermal System)

For the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome

Neupro (rotigotine)

For the treatment of Parkinson's disease

Neurontin (gabapentin)

Oral treatment for the management of post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN)

Neurontin (gabapentin) oral solution

For the treatment of partial seizures in pediatric patients three years of age and older

Neurontin (gabapentin) oral solution

Treatment of partial seizures in adults with epilepsy

Neutroval (tbo-filgrastim)

For the reduction in the duration of severe chemotherapy-induced neutropenia

Nexavar (sorafenib)

For the Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma

Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium)

For the eradication of Helicobacter pylori, the healing of erosive esophagitis, and the treatment of symptomatic GERD


Niacin extended-release tablets

NicoDerm CQ

Treatment for smoking cessation

Nicorette (nicotine polacrilex)

Over-the-counter aid in smoking cessation

Nicotrol nasal spray

Treatment for nicotine addiction

Nicotrol transdermal patch

Treatment for smoking cessation

Ninlaro (ixazomib)

For the treatment of multiple myeloma

Nitrostat (nitroglycerin) Tablets

For the acute relief of an attack or acute prophylaxis of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease.

Nocdurna (desmopressin acetate)

For the treatment of nocturia due to nocturnal polyuria


Treatment for Breast Cancer

NORCO tablets (Hydrocodone Bitartrate/Acetaminophen 10 mg/325 mg)

Treatment for moderate to moderately severe pain

Norditropin (somatropin (rDNA origin) for injection)

Treatment of children who have growth failure


Treatment for rosacea


Treatment for deep venous thrombosis

Northera (droxidopa)

For the treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension

Norvir (ritonavir)

Treatment for HIV infection

Norvir (ritonavir)

Treatment for HIV infection

Nourianz (istradefylline)

For the adjuvant treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease experiencing "off" episodes

Novantrone (mitoxantrone hydrochloride)

For reducing neurologic disability and/or the frequency of clinical relapses in patients with multiple sclerosis

NovoLog (insulin aspart)

An insulin analogue for the treatment of diabetes mellitus.

Novolog Mix 70/30

Subcutaneous injection for the control of hyperglycemia, associated with type 1 and 2 diabetes

Novothyrox (levothyroxine sodium)

For the treatment of hypothyroidism and suppression of thyroid-stimulating hormone

Noxafil (posaconazole)

For the treatment of fungal infections

Nplate (romiplostim)

For the treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura

Nubeqa (darolutamide)

For the treatment of non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Nucala (mepolizumab)

For the treatment of severe asthma with an eosinophilic phenotype

Nucynta (tapentadol)

moderate to severe acute pain

Nuedexta (dextromethorphan hydrobromide and quinidine sulfate)

For the treatment of pseudobulbar affect

Nulojix (belatacept)

For the prevention of organ rejection following kidney transplant

Nuplazid (pimavanserin)

For the treatment of hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease

Nuplazid (pimavanserin)

For the treatment of hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease psychosis

Nutropin (somatropin-rDNA origin)

Treatment for growth hormone deficiency

Nutropin (somatropin-rDNA origin)

Treatment that consists of recombinant growth hormone product


Monthly vaginal ring for birth control

Nuvigil (armodafinil)

For the treatment of excessive sleepiness

Nuwiq (recombinant Factor VIII)

For the prophylaxis and treatment of hemophilia A

Nuzyra (omadacycline)

For the treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia and acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections

Nymalize (nimodipine)

For the reduction of incidence and severity of ischemic deficits following subarachnoid hemorrhage