Generic Drug List

Generic Drug List

The following is a list of brand name drugs and their generic equivalents.

Before using the list below you should know the following:

  • Drug companies often change how they package and market their products.
  • Many drugs may be available to treat the same medical conditions or symptoms.
  • Drug products enter and leave the marketplace constantly.
  • A drug can change from generic to brand status or brand to generic status without warning.
  • Certain forms or dosage amounts of drugs may be available as a generic, while others are not. For example,
    • A drug may be available in tablet form as a generic but not in the liquid form.
    • A drug may be offered in 5 mg uder a brand name but only a 1 mg tablet may be available as a generic.

Always check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the availability of a generic equivalent of your prescription.

Brand Name Generic Equivalent
A  
Accuretic quinapril/hydrochlorothiazide
Accutane Amnesteem
Aclovate alclometasone
Actigall ursodiol
Adalat CC nifedipine ext-rel
Adderall amphetamine/dextroamphetamine mixed salts
Adipex-P phentermine 37.5 mg
Agrylin anagrelide
Albalon naphazoline
Aldactazide spironolactone/hydrochlorothiazide
Aldactone spironolactone
Alesse Aviane 0.1/20 (levonorgestrel/EE)
Allegra fexofenadine
Amaryl glimepiride
Anafranil clomipramine
Anaprox naproxen sodium
Ansaid flurbiprofen
Antivert meclizine
Aralen chloroquine phosphate
Arava leflunomide
Armour Thyroid thyroid
Ativan lorazepam
Atrovent ipratropium bromide soln
Atrovent Nasal Spray ipratropium bromide soln nasal spray
Augmentin amoxicillin/potassium clavulanate
Avita tretinoin
Axid nizatidine
Aygestin norethindrone acetate
Azulfidine sulfasalazine
Azulfidine EN-Tabs sulfasalazine delayed-rel
B  
Bactroban mupirocin
Bentyl dicyclomine
Benzac AC benzoyl peroxide
Benzamycin erythromycin/benzoyl peroxide
Benzotic benzocaine/antipyrine
Betagan levobunolol
Betapace AF sotalol
Biaxin clarithromycin
Bio-Statin nystatin
Bleph-10 sulfacetamide 10%
Blocadren timolol
Bontril phendimetrazine
Brethine terbutaline
Brevicon Necon 0.5/35 (norethindrone/EE)
Bumex bumetanide
Buspar buspirone
C  
Cafergot ergotamine/caffeine
Calan verapamil
Calan SR verapamil ext-rel
Capoten captopril
Capozide captopril/hydrochlorothiazide
Carafate sucralfate
Cardec-DM dextromethorphan/carbinoxamine/pseudoephedrine
Cardene nicardipine
Cardizem diltiazem
Cardizem CD diltiazem ext-rel
Cardizem SR diltiazem ext-rel
Cardura doxazosin
Cataflam diclofenac potassium
Catapres clonidine
Ceclor cefaclor
Ceftin cefuroxime axetil
Ciloxan ciprofloxacin
Cipro ciprofloxacin tabs
Claritin loratadine (available OTC without a doctor’s prescription)
Cleocin clindamycin
Cleocincleocin T clindamycin gel/lotion/soln
Cleocin Vaginal Cream clindamycin cream
Climara estradiol transdermal
Clinoril sulindac
Clomid clomiphene
Clozaril clozapine
Colocort hydrocortisone enema
Compazine prochlorperazine
Condylox podofilox
Copegus ribavirin tabs
Cordarone amiodarone
Corgard nadolol
Cortef hydrocortisone
Cortisporin Ophth neomycin/polymyxin B/hydrocortisone
Cortisporin Otic neomycin/polymyxin B/hydrocortisone
Coumadin warfarin
Crolom cromolyn sodium
Cutivate fluticasone propionate crm 0.05%, oint 0.005%
Cyclocort amcinonide crm/lotion/oint 0.1%
Cyclogyl cyclopentolate
Cytotec misoprostol
Cytovene ganciclovir
Cytoxan cyclophosphamide
D  
Dalmane flurazepam
Dantrium dantrolene
Darvocet-N propoxyphene nap/acetaminophen
Darvon propoxyphene hcl
Daypro oxaprozin
Ddavp desmopressin inj/nasal/tabs
Decadron dexamethasone
Deconamine SR chlorpheniramine 8 mg/pseudoephedrine 120 mg ext-rel
Demadex torsemide
Demerol meperidine
Demulen 1/35 Kelnor 1/35, Zovia 1/35 (ethynodiol diacetate/EE)
Demulen 1/50 Kelnor 1/35, Zovia 1/50(ethynodiol diacetate/EE)
Depakene valproic acid
Depo-Provera medroxyprogesterone acetate 150 mg/mL
Desogen Apri, Reclipsen, Solia (0.15/30 desogestrel/EE)
Desoxyn methamphetamine
Desowen desonide cream/lotion/oint 0.05%
Desyrel trazodone
Dexedrine dextroamphetamine
Dexedrine spansule dextroamphetamine extrel
D.H.E. 45 dihydroergotamine mesylate
Diabeta glyburide
Diabinese chlorpropamide
Diflucan fluconazole
Dilacor XR diltiazem ext-rel
Dilantin phenytoin sodium extended
Dilaudid hydromorphone
Diprolene AF betamethasone dipropionate crm/lotion/oint 0.05%
Diprolene gel betamethasone dipropionate augmented gel 0.05%
Diprolene oint betamethasone dipropionate augmented oint 0.05%
Ditropan oxybutynin
Dolobid diflunisal
Domeboro Otic acetic acid/aluminum acetate
Donnatal atropine/hyoscyamine/scopolamine/phenobarbital
Drisdol ergocalciferol (D2)
Duragesic fentanyl transdermal
Duricef cefadroxil
Dyazide triamterene/hydrochlorothiazide 37.5/25 caps
E  
E.E.S. erythromycin ethylsuccinate
EC-Naprosyn naproxen delayed-release
Efudex fluorouracil soln
Eldepryl selegiline caps
Eldopaque Forte Melpaque HP (hydroquinone)
Elimite permethrin 5%
Elocon mometasone furoate crm/oint 0.1%
Emla lidocaine/prilocaine
Entex PSE pseudoephedrine/guaifenesin ext-rel
Eryc erythromycin delayed-rel pellets
Erygel erythromycin gel 2%
Esgic butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine
Esgic-Plus butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine
Eskalith CR lithium carbonate ext-rel
Estrace estradiol
Estratest Syntest DS
Estratest H.S. Syntest HS
Eulexin flutamide
F  
Feldene piroxicam
Fioricet butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine
Fiorinal butalbital/aspirin/caffeine
Flagyl metronidazole
Flagyl 375 metronidazole 375 mg
Flagyl ER metronidazole ext-rel
Flarex fluorometholone
Flexeril cyclobenzaprine
Florinef fludrocortisone
Floxin ofloxacin
Floxin Otic ofloxacin otic
Flumadine rimantadine
Fml fluorometholone
G  
Gentak gentamicin
Glucophage metformin
Glucophage XR metformin ext-rel
Glucotrol glipizide
Glucovance glyburide/metformin
Glynase glyburide micronized
Golytely peg 3350/electrolytes
Guiatuss AC codeine/guaifenesin
Guiatuss DAC codeine/pseudoephedrine/guaifenesin
H  
Halcion triazolam
Histussin HC hydrocodone/chlorpheniramine/phenylephrine
Humatin paromomycin
Hycodan hydrocodone/homatropine
Hydrea hydroxyurea
Hytone hydrocortisone crm 2.5%
Hytrin terazosin
I  
Imdur isosorbide mononitrate ext-rel
Imuran azathioprine
Inderal propranolol
Indocin indomethacin
Indocin SR indomethacin ext-rel
Inflamase Forte prednisolone phosphate 1%
Intal cromolyn sodium soln
Ismo isosorbide mononitrate
Isoptin SR verapamil ext-rel
Isopto Atropine atropine
Isopto Carpine pilocarpine
Isopto Homatropine homatropine
Isordil isosorbide dinitrate, oral
J None
K  
K-dur potassium chloride ext-rel tabs
Keflex cephalexin
Kenalog triamcinolone acetonide crm/lotion 0.025%
Kenalog in Orabase triamcinolone paste
Kerlone betaxolol
Klonopin clonazepam
K-lor 20 potassium chloride 20mEq
K-Lyte potassium bicarbonate/calcium
K-Lyte/CL potassium bicarbonate/potassium chloride/calcium
K-tab potassium chloride ext-rel tabs 10mEq
L  
Lac-Hydrin ammonium lactate 12%
Lanoxin digoxin
Lariam mefloquine
Lasix furosemide
Levbid hyoscyamine sulfate extrel
Levlen Levora, Portia (0.15/30 levonorgestrel/EE)
Levlite Lessina (0.1/20 levonorgestrel/EE)
Levsin hyoscyamine sulfate
Levsinex hyoscyamine sulfate extrel
Librium chlordiazepoxide
Lidex fluocinonide crm/oint/gel 0.05%
Lithobid lithium carbonate ext-rel
Lo/ovral Cryselle, Low-Ogestrel (0.3/3 norgestrel/EE)
Locoid hydrocortisone butyrate
Lodine etodolac
Lodine XL etodalac ext-rel
Loestrin 1/20 Microgestin 1/20 (norethindrone acetate/EE)
Loestrin 1.5/30 Microgestin 1.5/30 (norethindrone acetate/EE)
Loestrin FE 1/20 Microgestin FE 1/20 (norethindrone acetate/EE/iron)
Loestrin FE 1.5/30 Microgestin FE 1.5/30 (norethindrone acetate/EE/iron)
Lomotil diphenoxylate/atropine
Loniten minoxidil
Lopid gemfibrozil
Lopressor metoprolol
Loprox ciclopirox
Lorcet hydrocodone/acetaminophen
Lortab hydrocodone/acetaminophen
Lotensin benazepril
Lotensin HCT benazepril/hydrochlorothiazide
Loxitane loxapine
Lozol indapamide
Luride fluoride drops
Luride Lozi-Tabs fluoride tablets
Lustra Melquin HP, hydroquinone
M  
Macrobid nitrofurantoin ext-rel
Macrodantin nitrofurantoin macrocrystals
Maxidone hydrocodone/acetaminophen
Maxitrol neomycin/polymyxin B/dexamethasone
Maxzide triamterene/hydrochlorothiazide 75/50
Maxzide-25 triamterene/hydrochlorothiazide 37.5/25 tabs
Medrol methylprednisolone
Megace megestrol acetate
Mestinon pyridostigmine
Metadate ER methylphenidate ext-rel
Metaglip glipizide/metformin
Mevacor lovastatin
Mexitil mexiletine
Micro-K 10 potassium chloride ext-rel caps 10 mEq
Micronase glyburide
Midrin acetaminophen/dichloralphenazone/isometheptene
Minipress prazosin
Minocin minocycline
Miralax polyethylene glycol 3350
Mircette Kariva (desogestrel/EE)
Modicon Necon 0.5/35 (norethindrone/EE)
Moduretic amiloride/hydrochlorothiazide
Monodox doxyclycline monohydrate
Monopril fosinopril
Motrin ibuprofen
MS Contin morphine ext-rel
Msir morphine
Myambutol ethambutol
Mycelex clotrimazole troches
Mycolog-II nystatin/triamcinolone
Mycostatin nystatin
Mysoline primidone
N  
Naprosyn naproxen
Navane thiothixene
Neo-Synephrine phenylephrine
Neoral cyclosporine (modified)
Neosporin neomycin/polymyxin B/gramicidin
Neurontin gabapentin
Nicotine nicotine transdermal
Nitro-dur nitroglycerin transdermal
Nitrostat nitroglycerin sublingual
Nizoral ketoconazole
Nizoral Shampoo ketoconazole shampoo 2%
Nolvadex tamoxifen
Nordette Levora, Portia (0.15/30 levonorgestrel/EE)
Norflex orphenadrine
Norgesic orphenadrine/aspirin/caffeine
Norgesic forte orphenadrine/aspirin/caffeine
Norinyl 1+35 Necon 1/35, Nortrel 1/35 (norethindrone/EE)
Norinyl 1+50 Necon 1/50 (norethindrone/ME)
Norpace disopyramide
Norpace CR disopyramide ext-rel
Norpramin desipramine
Nor-QD Camila, Nora-Be
Nulev hyoscyamine sulfate
Nutracort hydrocortisone lotion 1%
O  
Ocuflox ofloxacin
Ogen estropipate
Optipranolol metipranolol
Orapred prednisolone sodium phosphate
Ortho-Cept Apri, Solia (0.15/30 desogestrel/EE)
Ortho-Cyclen Mononessa, Previfem, Sprintec (0.25/35 norgestimate/EE)
Ortho Micronor Errin, Jolivette
Ortho-Novum 1/35 Necon 1/35, Nortrel 1/35 (norethindrone/EE)
Ortho-Novum 1/50 Necon 1/50 (norethindrone/ME)
Ortho-Novum 7/7/7 Necon 7/7/7, Nortrel 7/7/7
Ortho-Novum 10/11 Necon 10/11 (norethindrone/EE)
Ortho Tri-cyclen Trinessa, Tri-Previfem, Tri-Sprintec
Orudis ketoprofen
Ovace sulfacetamide wash 10%
Oxycontin oxycodone ext-rel
Oxyfast oxycodone
Oxyir oxycodone
P  
Pacerone amiodarone
Pamelor nortriptyline
Pancrease MT pancrelipase delayed-rel
Parafon Forte DSC chlorzoxazone
Parlodel bromocriptine
Paxil paroxetine hcl
Pediapred prednisolone sodium phosphate
Pediazole erythromycin/ sulfisoxazole
Pepcid famotidine
Percocet oxycodone/acetaminophen
Percodan oxycodone/aspirin
Peridex chlorhexidine gluconate
Permax pergolide
Persantine dipyridamole
Phenergan promethazine
Phentermine phentermine
Phrenilin butalbital/acetaminophen
Phrenilin Forte butalbital/acetaminophen
Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine
Plexion sulfacetamide/sulfur
Polysporin bacitracin/polymyxin B
Polytrim polymyxin B/trimethoprim
Poly-Vi-Flor multivitamins/fluoride/±iron drops/tabs
Pred Forte prednisolone acetate 1%
Pregnyl chorionic gonadotropin
Prelone prednisolone syrup
Prilosec 10 mg, 20 mg omeprazole 10 mg, 20 mg (20 mg capsules only)
Prinivil lisinopril
Prinzide lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide
Proamatine midodrine
Procardia XL nifedipine ext-rel
Proctocort hydrocortisone supp, rectal
Proctocream-HC 2.5% hydrocortisone cream 2.5%
Propine dipivefrin
Prosom estazolam
Proventil albuterol
Proventil HFA albuterol
Provera medroxyprogesterone acetate
Prozac fluoxetine
Psorcon diflorasone diacetate crm/oint 0.05%
Pyridium phenazopyridine
Q  
Questran holestyramine cans/pkt
Questran-Light none
R  
Rebetol ribavirin caps
Reglan metoclopramide
Relafen nabumetone
Remeron mirtazapine
Remeron soltab mirtazapine
Restoril temazepam
Retin-A tretinoin
Retrovir zidovudine syrup, tabs
Revia naltrexone
Rifadin rifampin
Ritalin methylphenidate
Ritalin-SR methylphenidate ext-rel 20 mg
RMS morphine suppositories
Robaxin methocarbamol
Rocaltrol calcitriol (1,25-D3)
Rowasa mesalamine rectal susp
Roxicodone oxycodone
Rythmol propafenone
S  
Salagen pilocarpine
Sandimmune cyclosporine
Sectral acebutolol
Selsun selenium sulfide shampoo 2.5%
Septra sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim
Septra DS sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim
Serax oxazepam
Serzone nefazodone
Silvadene silver sulfadiazine
Sinemet carbidopa/levodopa
Sinemet CR carbidopa/levodopa extrel
Sinequan doxepin
Solaquin Forte Nuquin HP (hydroquinone)
Soma carisoprodol
Soma compound carisoprodol/aspirin
Spectazole econazole nitrate
Sporanox itraconazole
Synalar fluocinolone acetonide crm/oint 0.025%/soln 0.01%
Synthroid levothyroxine
T  
Tagamet cimetidine
Talacen pentazocine/acetaminophen
Talwin NX pentazocine/naloxone
Tambocor flecainide
Tapazole methimazole
Tegretol carbamazepine
Temovate clobetasol propionate crm/oint 0.05%
Tenex guanfacine
Tenoretic atenolol/chlorthalidone
Tenormin atenolol
Tenuate diethylpropion
Terazol 3 terconazole 0.8% crm/supp
Terazol 7 terconazole 0.4% crm
Tessalon benzonatate
Tiazac Taztia XT
Ticlid ticlopidine
Tigan trimethobenzamide
Timoptic timolol maleate
Timoptic Ocudose timolol maleate
Timoptic-XE timolol maleate gel
Tobrex tobramycin
Tofranil imipramine hcl
Tolectin tolmetin sodium
Topicort desoximetasone crm/oint 0.25%/gel 0.05%
Toradol ketorolac
Trandate labetalol
Tranxene clorazepate
Trental pentoxifylline ext-rel
Tri-levlen Enpresse, Trivora (levonorgestrel/EE)
Triphasil Enpresse, Trivora (levonorgestrel/EE)
Tri-Vi-Flor vitamins ADC/fluoride/±iron drops
Tylenol with Codeine codeine/acetaminophen
Tylox oxycodone/acetaminophen
U  
Ultram tramadol
Ultravate halobetasol
Uniphyl theophylline ext-rel tabs
Urecholine bethanechol
Urispas flavoxate
V  
Valium diazepam
Vantin cefpodoxime tabs
Vaseretic enalapril/hydrochlorothiazide
Vasocidin sulfacetamide 10%/prednisolone phosphate 0.25%
Vasotec enalapril
Ventolin HFA albuterol
Vepesid etoposide
Vibramycin doxycycline hyclate
Vicodin hydrocodone/acetaminophen
Vicodin ES hydrocodone/acetaminophen
Vicoprofen hydrocodone/ibuprofen
Videx EC didanosine delayedrelease
Viroptic trifluridine
Vistaril hydroxyzine pamoate
Vitamin B-12 cyanocobalamin injection
Voltaren diclofenac sodium delayed-rel
Voltaren-XR diclofenac sodium ext-rel
W  
Wellbutrin bupropion
Wellbutrin SR bupropion ext-rel
Westcort hydrocortisone valerate crm/oint 0.2%
X  
Xanax alprazolam
Xylocaine Viscous lidocaine viscous
Y None
Z  
Zanaflex tizanidine
Zantac ranitidine tabs
Zarontin ethosuximide
Zaroxolyn metolazone
Zebeta bisoprolol
Zephrex LA guaifenesin/pseudoephedrine ext-rel
Zestoretic lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide
Zestril lisinopril
Ziac bisoprolol/hydrochlorothiazide
Zithromax azithromycin
Zonegran zonisamide
Zovirax acyclovir
Zyban buproprion ext-rel
Zyloprim allopurinol

It is the job of the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure that each generic drug is safe and effective. From quality and performance to manufacturing and labeling, all generic drugs must meet FDA standards.