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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.


Treatment for the prevention of itching of the eye

Zagam (sparfloxacin) tablets

Treatment for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and chronic bronchitis

Zaltrap (ziv-aflibercept)

For the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer

Zanaflex (tizanidine hydrochloride)

Treatment for muscle spasticity

Zantac 75 Efferdose

Treatment for heartburn

Zejula (niraparib)

For the treatment of recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer

Zelboraf (vemurafenib)

For the treatment of BRAF + melanoma

Zelnorm (tegaserod maleate) Tablets

For the short-term treatment of irritable bowel syndrome in women whose primary bowel symptom is constipation

Zemaira (alpha1-proteinase inhibitor)

For the treatment of alpha1-proteinase inhibitor deficiency (Alpha-1) and emphysema

Zemdri (plazomicin)

For the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections


Treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with chronic renal failure


Treatment to prevent rejection of kidney transplants

Zenpep (pancrelipase)

For the treatment of pancreatic insufficiency due to cystic fibrosis or other conditions

Zepatier (elbasvir and grazoprevir)

For the treatment of chronic HCV genotypes 1 or 4

Zerbaxa (ceftolozane + tazobactam)

For the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal and urinary tract infections and bacterial pneumonia

Zerit (stavudine)

Treatment for HIV-infected adults who are intolerant of approved therapies

Zerit (stavudine)

Treatment for infants and children infected with HIV

Zerviate (cetirizine ophthalmic solution 0.24%)

For the treatment of ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis

Zevalin (ibritumomab tiuxetan)

For the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Zilretta (triamcinolone acetonide extended-release injectable suspension)

For the treatment of osteoarthritis knee pain

Zinbryta (daclizumab)

For the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis

Zingo (lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate)

For local analgesia prior to venipuncture or peripheral intravenous cannulation

Zinplava (bezlotoxumab)

For the treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in patients receiving antibacterial treatment

Zioptan (tafluprost ophthalmic solution)

For the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure

Ziprasidone (ziprasidone hydrochloride)

Oral capsule for the treatment of schizophrenia

Zipsor (diclofenac potassium)

For the treatment of mild to moderate acute pain

Zirgan (ganciclovir ophthalmic gel)

For the treatment of acute herpetic keratitis

Zithromax (azithromycin)

Treatment for Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) in subjects with advanced HIV infection


Treatment for high cholesterol


Treatment for postoperative vomiting and nausea in adults


Treatment for the prevention of chemotherapy and radiation-induced nausea

Zohydro ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) Extended-Release Capsules

For the management of severe pain

Zoladex (10.8 mg goserelin acetate implant)

Treatment for advanced prostate cancer

Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi)

For the treatment of pediatrics <2 years of age with spinal muscular atrophy with bi-allelic mutations in the SMN1 gene

Zoloft (sertraline HCl)

Oral tablets for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric mood disorder (PMDD)

Zoloft (sertraline HCl)

Treatment for panic disorder

Zoloft (sertraline HCl)

Treatment of panic disorder in children ages 6-17

Zometa (zoledronic acid)

For the treatment of hypercalcemia of malignancy

Zometa (zoledronic acid)

For the treatment of multiple myeloma and bone metastases from solid tumors

Zomig (zolmitriptan)

Orally disintegrating tablet for the treatment of acute migraine in adults

Zomig (zolmitriptan)

Treatment for migraine

Zonegran (zonisamide) Capsules

Adjunctive therapy for treatment of partial seizures in adults with epilepsy

Zontivity (vorapaxar)

For the reduction of thrombotic cardiovascular events

Zortress (everolimus)

For the prevention of organ rejection following kidney transplant

Zosyn (sterile piperacillin sodium/tazobactam sodium)

Treatment for hospital-acquired pneumonia

Zubsolv (buprenorphine and naloxone)

For the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence

Zulresso (brexanolone)

For the treatment of postpartum depression

Zuplenz (ondansetron oral soluble film)

For the prevention of post-operative, chemotherapy and radiotherapy induced nausea and vomiting

Zurampic (lesinurad)

For the treatment of hyperuricemia associated with gout

Zyban Sustained-Release Tablets

Treatment for smoking cessation

Zyclara (imiquimod)

For the treatment of actinic keratoses of the face and scalp

Zydelig (idelalisib)

For the treatment of relapsed CLL, follicular B-cell NHL and small lymphocytic lymphoma

Zyflo (Zileuton)

Treatment for asthma in patients 12 years and older

Zykadia (ceritinib)

For the treatment of ALK+ metastatic non-small cell lung cancer

Zymaxid (gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution)

For the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis


Treatment of the symptoms of psychotic disorders

Zyrtec (cetirizine HCl)

Treatment for year-round allergies, seasonal allergic rhinitis, and chronic itching and hives

Zytiga (abiraterone acetate)

For the treatment of prostate cancer