KING EDWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College

Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,
Mumbai 400 012. India.
Tel.: 91-22-2410 7000 Fax: 91-22-2414 3435

“Sound alike drug names in the Indian market”

 

Brand name
Generic drug
Clinical use
Manufacturer
Tab. Aldactone
Inj. Aldarone
Spironolactone
Amiodarone
Diuretic
Anti-arrhythmic
RPG life
Alidac
Inj. Amicom
Inj. Amicor
Amikacin
Amrinone
Anti microbial
Congestive heart failure
Comed
Samarth pharma
Bactroban cream
Batrafan cream
Mupirocin(2%)
Ciclopirox oleamine
Topical anti-microbial
Topical anti-fungal
Glaxo Smithkline
Hoechst Marion Roussel
Tab. Cadolac
Tab. Carloc
Ketorolac
Carvedilol
NSAID
Non-selective beta blocker
Cadila pharma
Cipla
Tab. Cetrine
Inj. Cytarine
Cetrizine
Cytarabine
Anti histaminic
Anti neoplastic
Dr. Reddys
Dabur
Tab. Combutol
Tab. Carbatol
Ethambutol
Carbamazepine
Anti-tubercular
Anti-convulsant
Lupin
Torrent
Tab. Daonil
Tab. Depsonil
Gilbenclamide
Imipramine
Sulphonylurea
Tri-cyclic anti-depressant
Aventis
SPPL
Cap. Dilantin
Tab. Dilcontin
Phenytoin
Diltiazem
Anti-convulsant
Anti-hypertensive
Parke-Davis
Modi mundi pharma
Tab. Epitril
Tab. Enapril
Clonazepam
Enalapril
Anti-convulsant
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor
Novartis
Intas
Tab. Facital
Tab. Farlutal
Mefloquine
Medroxy progesterone acetate
Anti-malarial
Progesterone
ZydusCadila
Pharmacia & Upjohn
Cap. Moclox
Cap. Macox
Amoxacillin + cloxacillin
Rifampicin
Anti-microbial
Anti-leprotic
Kopran
Macleods
Cap. Neurontin
Tab. Nitrocontin
Gabapentin
Glyceryl trinitrate
Anti-convulsant
Anti-anginal
Parke Davis
Modi mundi pharma
Tab. Opam
Cap. Opaz
Pioglitazone
Omeprazole
Oral anti-diabetic
Proton pump inhibitor
Wockhardt
Aglowmed
Inj. Oframax
Inj. Okavax
Ceftriaxone
Live attenuated vaccine of varicella zoster
Anti microbial
Vaccine
Ranbaxy
Aventis-Pasteur
Tab. Rapilin
Tab. Ranitin
Repaglinide
Ranitidine
Anti-diabetic
Histamine receptor 2 antagonist
Aztec(sun division )
Torrent
Tab. Rokcin
Tab. Roxin
Roxithromycin
Thyroxine
Anti-microbial
Hormone
Plethico
Cadila health care
Tab. Tricort
Tab. Tricox
Triamcinolone
Rifampicin + isoniazid + Pyrazinamide
Corticosteroid
Anti-tubercular
Alidac
Themis chemicals
Inj. Vasopin
Tab. Vasoprin
Vasopressin
Isosorbide mononitrate + aspirin
Bleeding esophageal varices
Vasodilator + platelet inhibitor
Samarth pharma
Torrent
Tab. Zetop
Inj. Zyrop
Cetrizine
Erythropoietin
Anti-histaminic
Haemopoietic
Alidac
Zydus biogen

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