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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.

Palynziq (pegvaliase-pqpz)

For the treatment of phenylketonuria

Pancreaze (pancrelipase)

For the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency

Panretin Gel

Treatment of cutaneous lesions in patients with AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma.

Parsabiv (etelcalcetide)

For the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in adults with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis

Patanase (olopatadine hydrochloride)

For the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis

Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride)

Treatment for panic disorder

Paxil CR (paroxetine hydrochloride)

Oral tablet for the treatment of depression and panic disorder

Paxil CR (paroxetine hydrochloride)

Treatment for depression

Pediarix Vaccine

For the prevention of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussi, polio and hepatitis B in children 6 weeks to 7 years old.

Pegasys (peginterferon alfa-2a)

For the treatment of chronic hepatitis C who have compensated liver disease

Peg-Intron (peginterferon alfa-2b)

For the treatment of chronic hepatitis C

Pennsaid (diclofenac sodium topical solution)

For the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee


Generic equivalent of Trental

Pepcid Complete

For use in the relief of heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach

Periostat (doxycycline hyclate)

Oral tablet for adjunctive treatment of adult periodontitis

Periostat (doxycycline hyclate)

Treatment for periodontitis.

Perjeta (pertuzumab)

For the first-line treatment of HER2+ metastatic breast cancer


Oral capsules and gelcaps for the control of hyperphosphatemia in end stage renal failure

Photodynamic Therapy

Photodynamic therapy device for the treatment of esophageal cancer


Treatment for early-stage, microinvasive endobronchial non-small cell lung cancer

Picato (ingenol mebutate) gel

For the treatment of actinic keratosis

Pifeltro (doravirine)

For the treatment of HIV-1 infection


Generic equivalent of Visken

Piqray (alpelisib)

For the treatment of HR+, HER2-negative, PIK3CA-mutated advanced or metastatic breast cancer

Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate)

For the treatment of acute coronary syndrome

Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate)

Treatment for cardiac atherosclerotic events

Plegridy (peginterferon beta-1a)

For the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis

Plenaxis (abarelix for injectable suspension)

For treatment of advanced prostate cancer

Polivy (polatuzumab vedotin-piiq)

For the treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

Pomalyst (pomalidomide)

For the treatment of relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma

Portrazza (necitumumab)

For the treatment of metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer


Treatment for hypertension and chronic stable angina pectoris

Poteligeo (mogamulizumab-kpkc)

For the treatment of mycosis fungoides or Sézary syndrome

Potiga (ezogabine)

For the treatment of partial-onset seizures

Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate)

For the risk reduction of stroke and embolism due to atrial fibrillation

Praluent (alirocumab)

For the treatment of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia or atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease


Treatment for Parkinson's Disease


Treatment for Type II diabetes

Pravachol (pravastatin sodium)

Treatment for cholesterol-lowering

Pravachol (pravastatin sodium)

Treatment for heart disease

Praxbind (idarucizumab)

For the reversal of the anticoagulant effects of dabigatran

Precose (acarbose)

Treatment for non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

Premarin (conjugated estrogens)

For the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis and treatment of vasomotor menopause symptoms


Treatment for hormone replacement therapy

Prempro & Premphase (conjugated estrogens/medroxyprogesterone acetate tablets)

Treatment for postmenopausal hormone replacement, postmenopausal osteoporosis

Prestalia (perindopril arginine and amlodipine besylate)

For the treatment of hypertension

Pretomanid tablets

For the treatment of adults with drug resistant tuberculosis

PREVACID(R) (lansopraxole)

Treatment of heartburn associated with GERD

PREVEN ; Emergency Contraceptive Kit

Emergency Contraceptive Pills

Prevnar 13 (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine)

For the active immunization for the prevention of invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae


Treatment for duodenal ulcers


Treatment for eradication of H. pylori

Prevymis (letermovir)

For the prevention of cytomegalovirus following allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplant

Prezcobix (darunavir and cobicistat)

For the treatment of HIV-1 infection

Prezista (darunavir)

For the treatment of treatment-resistant HIV infections


Treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis

Prilosec (omeprazole)

Treatment for gastric ulcers

Prilosec (omeprazole)

Treatment for heartburn

Prilosec (omeprazole)

Treatment for heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Prilosec (omeprazole)/Biaxin (clarithromycin) Combination Therapy

Treatment for duodenal ulcers

Prinivil or Zestril (Lisinopril)

Treatment for hypertension, heart failure, and acute myocardial infarction

ProAmatine (midodrine)

Treatment for hypotension

Procanbid (procainamide hydrochloride extended-release tablets)

Treatment for ventricular arrhythmias


Generic equivalent of Compazine


Generic equivalent of SmithKline Beecham's Compazine

Procysbi (cysteamine bitartrate)

For the management of nephropathic cystinosis


Treatment for the prevention of kidney transplant rejection


Treatment for metastatic melanoma

Prolia (denosumab)

For the treatment of osteoporosis and bone loss in men and women

Promacta (eltrombopag)

For the treatment of thrombocytopenia


Treatment for amenorrhea (abnormal cessation of menses)


Treatment for Endometrial Hyperplasia


Treatment for male baldness


Treatment for complication relating to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

Protonix (pantoprazole sodium) Delayed Release Tablets

Oral tablets for the treatment of gastroesophageal and pathological hypersecretory conditions

Protonix (pantoprazole sodium) Delayed-Release Tablets

For treatment of erosive esophagitis

Protonix (pantoprazole sodium) Intravenous Formulation

For the short-term treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease

Protopic (tacrolimus) ointment

For short-term and intermittent long-term treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis

Provenge (sipuleucel-T)

For the treatment of hormone refractory prostate cancer

Proventil HFA Inhalation Aerosol

Treatment or prevention of bronchospasm

Prozac Weekly (fluoxetine HCl)

For the treatment of depression

Pulmozyme (dornase alfa)

Treatment for cystic fibrosis

Pulmozyme (dornase alfa)

Treatment for cystic fibrosis patients with advanced disease