Medicament Medicine

“N” – Generic and Brand Name Drugs

Generic drug – is a drug with proven pharmaceutical, biological and therapeutic equivalence to the original. That is, a drug having the same composition of active ingredients, dosage form and effectiveness as the original drug, but do not have patent protection.

May differ from the original drug in composition of excipients. Placed on the market after expiry of patent protection the original drug. The most common is now called “Generic”.

In the pharmaceutical industry there are 2 groups of drugs:

  • Original drug (Brand-name Drugs)
  • Generic drug.

Branded drugs are expensive, the price of generics are much cheaper than original drugs .

Original drug – this is a new development pharmaceutical company, which it was first discovered, synthesized, and protected by a patent for many years (usually 10+). During this period, the drug produces only this company. The original drug is often unique in its kind and has no analogues among competitors, so the pharmacy you will not be able to pick up analogue remains valid patent protection.

When patent protection is removed and appear analogues (Generics), this is the original brand-name drug will cost more than all other generics drugs

The essential requirement for the sale of generics – proven pharmaceutical, biological and therapeutic equivalence to the original. The active ingredient original brand drug and the generic drug are always the same, but the dosage of the active substance and appearance of drugs can vary at the discretion of the pharmaceutical company.

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The list of expensive branded medicines (letter “N”) and their cheaper analogues (generic drugs):

Brand Generic
N.E.E. Norethindrone & Ethinyl Estradiol
N3 Gesic Aspirin & Caffeine
N3 Gesic Orphenadrine
Nadiopen-V Penicillin V
Nadostine Nystatin (topical)
Nadostine Nystatin (vaginal)
Nafazair Naphazoline
Naftin Naftifine (topical)
Nalcrom Cromolyn
Naldegesic Acetaminophen
Naldelate Chlorpheniramine
Nalfon Fenoprofen
Namenda Memantine
Naphcon Naphazoline
Naprelan Naproxen
Naprosyn Naproxen
Naqua Trichlormethiazide
Naquival Reserpine & Trichlormethiazide
Nardil Phenelzine
Nasacort Triamcinolone
Nasacort AQ Triamcinolone
Nasahist B Carbinoxamine
Nasal Decongensant Oxymetazolin (nasal)
Nasal Relief Oxymetazolin (nasal)
Nasal-12 Hour Oxymetazolin (nasal)
Nasalcrom Cromolyn
Nasalide Flunisolide (nasal)
Nasarel Flunisolide (nasal)
Nasonex Mometasone
Natacyn Natamycin
Natulan Procarbazine
Naturacil Psyllium
Natural Source Fibre Laxative Psyllium
Nature’s Remedy Cascara
Nature’s Tears Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose
Naturetin Bendroflumethiazide
Nauseatol Dimenhydrinate
Navane Thiothixene
Naxen Naproxen
ND Clear T.D. Chlorpheniramine
ND Stat Carbinoxamine
ND-Gesic Acetaminophen
ND-Gesic Chlorpheniramine
Nebupent Pentamidine
Necon Norethindrone & Ethinyl Estradiol
NegGram Nalidixic Acid
Nelova Norethindrone & Ethinyl Estradiol
Nelulen Ethynodiol Diacetate & Ethinyl Estradiol
Nemasole Mebendazole
Nemobutal Pentobarbital
Neo-Calglucon Calcium Glubionate
Neo-Codema Hydrochlorothiazide
Neo-Cultol Poloxamer 188
Neo-Estrone Esterified Estrogens
Neo-Fer Ferrous Fumarate
Neo-Metric Metronidazole
Neo-Pause Oxandrolone
Neo-Polycin Neomycin
Neo-Polycin Polymixin B & Bacitracin (topical)
Neo-Synephrine Oxymetazolin (nasal)
Neo-Synephrine Phenylephrine (ophtalmic)
Neo-Synephrine II Xylometazoline
Neoapap Acetaminophen
Neociden Ophthalmic Ointment Neomycin
Neociden Ophthalmic Ointment Polymixin B & Bacitracin (ophthalmic)
Neociden Ophthalmic Solution Neomycin
Neociden Ophthalmic Solution Polymixin B & Gramcidin (ophthalmic)
Neocitran Pheniramine
NeoCitrin Acetaminophen
Neocyten Orphenadrine
Neofrin Phenylephrine (ophtalmic)
Neolax Dehydrocholic Acid
Neolax Docusate
Neoloid Castor Oil
Neoquess Dicyclomine
Neoquess Hyoscyamine
Neoral Cyclosporine
Neosar Cyclophosphamide
Neosporin Neomycin & Polymixin B (topical)
Neosporin Plymyxin B
Neosporin Ointment Neomycin
Neosporin Ointment Polymixin B & Bacitracin (topical)
Neotal Plymyxin B
Neothylline Dyphilline
Neotricin Plymyxin B
Nephro-Calci Calcium Carbonate
Nephron Recepinephrine
Nephronex Nitrofurantoin
Nephrox Aluminium Hydroxide
Neptazane Methazolamide
Nerisone Diflucortolone (topical)
Nervine Aspirin
Nervine Diphenhydramine
Neulasta Dutasteride
Neuleptil Pericyazine
Neuramate Meprobamate
Neurontin Gabapentin
Neutralca-S Aluminia & Magnesia
Neutrogena Benzoyl Peroxide
Nexium Esomeprazole
Nico-Vert Dimenhydrinate
Nicoderm Nicotine
Nicorette Nicotine
Nicotrol Nicotine
Nicronor Norethindrone
Nidryl Diphenhydramine
Niferex Iron Polysaccharide
Nifuran Nitrofurantoin
Night Cast Lotion Salicylic Acid & Sulfur
Night Cast R Salicylic Acid & Sulfur
Night Cast Special Formula Resorcinol & Sulfur
Night-Time Effervescent Cold Aspirin
Nighttime Pamprin Acetaminophen
Nilandron Nilutamide
Niloric Ergoloid Mesylates
Nilstat Nystatin (topical)
Nilstat Nystatin (vaginal)
Nimotop Nimodipine
Niong Nutroglycerin
Nisaval Phenyltoloxamine
Nitrex Nitrofurantoin
Nitro-Bid Nutroglycerin
Nitrocap Nutroglycerin
Nitrocine Nutroglycerin
Nitrodisc Nutroglycerin
Nitrofan Nitrofurantoin
Nitrofor Nitrofurantoin
Nitrofuracot Nitrofurantoin
Nitrogard-SR Nutroglycerin
Nitroglyn Nutroglycerin
Nitrol Nutroglycerin
Nitrolin Nutroglycerin
Nitrolingual Nutroglycerin
Nitronet Nutroglycerin
Nitrong Nutroglycerin
Nitrospan Nutroglycerin
Nitrostat Nutroglycerin
Nitru-Dur Nutroglycerin
Nix Permethrin
Nizoral Ketoconazole
Nizoral Ketoconazole (topical)
Noctec Chloral Hydrate
Nolahist Pyrilamine
Nolvadex Tamoxifen
Nor-Mil Diphenoxylate & Atropine
Nor-Pred-TBA Prednisolone (systemic)
Nor-Q.D. Norethindrone
Noradex Orphenadrine
Noradryl Diphenhydramine
Norafed Pyrilamine
Norcept Norethinedrone Acetate & Ethinyl Estradiol
Norco Hydrocodone & Acetaminophen
Nordette Levonorgestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol
Nordryl Dexchlorpheniramine
Norenyl 1+50 Norethindrone & Mestranol
Norenyl 1/50 Norethindrone & Mestranol
Norethin 1/35E Norethindrone & Ethinyl Estradiol
Norflex Orphenadrine
Norfranil Imipramine
Norgesic Aspirin & Caffeine
Norgesic Orphenadrine
Norinul 1+35 Norethindrone & Ethinyl Estradiol
Norisodrine Aerotrol Recepinephrine
Noritate Metronidazole
Norlestrin Norethinedrone Acetate & Ethinyl Estradiol
Norlutate Norethindrone
Normodyne Labetalol
Normozide Labetalol & Hydrochlorothiazide
Noroxin Norfloxacin
Norpace Disopyramide
Norphadine Aspirin & Caffeine
Norphadine Orphenadrine
Norpramin Desipramine
Nortussin with Codeine Codeine
Norvasc Amlodipine
Norvir Ritonavir
Norwich Aspirin Aspirin
Nostril Oxymetazolin (nasal)
Novafed A Chlorpheniramine
Novagestwith Codeine Codeine
Novahistex Chlorpheniramine
Novahistex C Codeine
Novahistex DH Hydrocodone
Novahistine Chlorpheniramine
Novahistine DH Codeine
Novamoxin Amoxicillin
NovaRectal Pentobarbital
Novasen Aspirin
Novo-AC and C Aspirin & Codeine
Novo-AC and C Caffeine
Novo-Alprazol Alprazolam
Novo-Ampicillin Ampicillin
Novo-Atenol Atenolol
Novo-AZT Zidovudine
Novo-Butamide Tolbutamide
Novo-Captoril Captopril
Novo-Chlorpromazine Chlorpromazine
Novo-Cloxi Cloxacillin
Novo-Cloxin Cloxacillin
Novo-Cromolyn Cromolyn
Novo-Diltazem Diltiazem
Novo-Doxepin Doxepin
Novo-Flurazine Trifluoperazine
Novo-Folacid Folic Acid
Novo-Glyburide Glyburide
Novo-Hydrazide Hydrochlorothiazide
Novo-Hydroxyzin Hydroxyzine
Novo-Hylazin Hydralazine
Novo-Keto-EC Ketoprofen
Novo-Nifedin Nifedipine
Novo-PenVK Penicillin V
Novo-Peridol Haloperidol
Novo-Pindol Pindolol
Novo-Propamide Chlorpropamide
Novo-Ridazine Thioridazine
Novo-Soxazole Sulfisoxazole
Novo-Sundac Sulindac
Novo-Tamoxifen Tamoxifen
Novo-Thalidone Chlorthalidone
Novo-Timol Timolol
Novo-Timolol Timolol (ophthalmic)
Novo-Triamzide Triamterne & Hydrochlorothiazide
Novo-Triolam Triazolam
Novo-Tripramine Trimipramine
Novo-Veramil Verapamil
Novobetamet Betamethasone (topical)
Novocarbamaz Carbamazepine
Novochlorhydrate Chloral Hydrate
Novochlorocap Chloramphenicol
Novocimetine Cimetidine
Novoclopate Clorazepate
Novodigoxin Digoxin
Novodimenate Dimenhydrinate
Novodipam Diazepam
Novodipiradol Dipyridamole
Novodoparil Methyldopa & Hydrochlorothiazide
Novodoxlin Doxycycline
Novoferrogluc Iron Polysaccharide
Novoferrosulfa Ferrous Glucanate
Novofibrate Clofibrate
Novoflupam Flurazepam
Novofuran Nitrofurantoin
Novogesic Acetaminophen & Codeine
Novohydrocort Hydrocortisone (topical)
Novolexin Cephalexin
Novolin Insulin
Novolog Insulin Aspart
Novolorazem Lorazepam
Novomedopa Methyldopa
Novomepro Meprobamate
Novomethacin Indomethacin
Novometoprol Metoprolol
Novonaprox Naproxen
Novonidazol Metronidazole
Novonutazone Phenylbutazone
Novopheniram Chlorpheniramine
Novopirocam Piroxicam
Novopoxide Chlorodiazepoxide
Novopramine Imipramine
Novopranol Propranolol
Novoprntobarb Pentobarbital
Novoprofen Ibuprofen
Novopural Allopurinol
Novopyrazone Sulfinpyrazone
Novoquinidin Quinidine
NovoQuinine Quinine
Novoreserpine Reserpine
Novorytho Erythromycin Stearate
Novosalmol Albuterol
Novosecobarb Secobarbital
Novosemide Furosemide
Novosorbide Isosorbide Dinitrate
Novospiroton Spironolactone
Novotetra Tetracycline
Novotrimel Sulfamethoxazole
Novotrimel Trimethoprim
Novotriphyl Oxtriphylline
Novotriptyn Amitryptiline
Novoxapam Oxazepam
Noxzema Benzoyl Peroxide
Noxzema Salicylic Acid
Nozinan Methotrimeprazine
NP-27 Tolnaftate (topical)
NPH Insulin
NTS Nutroglycerin
NTZ Nasal Spray Oxymetazolin (nasal)
Nu-Alpraz Alprazolam
Nu-Amoxil Penicillin V
Nu-Ampi Ampicillin
Nu-Cephalex Cephalexin
Nu-Cotrimox Sulfamethoxazole
Nu-Cotrimox Trimethoprim
Nu-Diltiaz Diltiazem
Nu-Indo Indomethacin
Nu-Iron Ferrous Fumarate
Nu-Iron 150 Iron Polysaccharide
Nu-Loraz Lorazepam
Nu-Medopa Methyldopa
Nu-Nifed Nifedipine
Nu-Pen-VK Penicillin V
Nu-Pirox Piroxicam
Nu-Tetra Tetracycline
Nu-Timolol Timolol (ophthalmic)
Nu-Triazo Triazolam
Nu-Verap Verapamil
Nubain Nalbuphine
Nucochem Codeine
Nucofed Codeine
Nujol Poloxamer 188
Nulev Hyoscyamine
Num-Zit Benzocaine (Mucosal-local)
NuMetop Metoprolol
Numorphan Oxymorphone
Nupercainal Dibucaine (rectal)
Nupercainal Cream & Ointment Dibucaine (topical)
Nuprin Ibuprofen
Nutracort Hydrocortisone (topical)
NuvaRing Etonogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol
Nyaderm Nystatin (topical)
Nyaderm Nystatin (vaginal)
Nydrazid Isoniazid
NyQuil Acetaminophen
NyQuil Cough Doxylamine
NyQuil Liquicaps Diphenhydramine
Nyquil Nighttime Colds Diphenhydramine
Nystaform Nystatin
Nystex Nystatin (topical)
Nystop Nystatin (topical)
Nytcold Acetaminophen
Nytilax Sennosides
Nytime Acetaminophen
Nytime Cold Mecicine Doxylamine
Nytol Maximum Strength Diphenhydramine
Nytol with DPH Diphenhydramine
Generic Brand
Nabilone Cesamet
Nadolol Corgard, Sol-Nadolol
Nadolol & Hydrochlorothiazide Corzide
Nafarelin Synarel
Nafcillin Unipen
Naftifine (topical) Naftin
Nalbuphine 642, Nubain
Nalidixic Acid NegGram
Naltrexone Barr, ReVia
Nandrolone Anabolin, Androlone, Deca-Durabulin, Durabolin, Halodrin, Hybolin Decanoate
Naphazoline Ak-ConAlbalon, Allerest, Allergy Drops, ClearEyes, Comfort Eye Drops, Degest 2, Estivin II, I-Naphline, Murine Plus, Muro’s Opcon, Nafazair, Naphcon, Ocu-Zoline, Vasoclear, Vasocon
Naproxen Aleve, Aleve Sinus & Headache, Anaprox, Apo-Naproxen, EC-Naprosyn, Naprelan, Naprosyn, Naxen, Novonaprox, Prevacid NapraPac, Synflex
Naratriptan Amerge
Natamycin Natacyn, Pimaricin
Nateglinide Starlix
Nedocromil Alocril, Tilade
Nefazodone Serzone
Nelfinavir Viracept
Neomycin Antibiotic Ear, Bactine First Aid, Cort-Biotic, Cortarigen Modified Ear Drops, Cortisporin, Drotic, Ear-Eze, Foille, LazerSporin, Masporin Otic, Mycitracin, Neo-Polycin, Neociden Ophthalmic Ointment, Neociden Ophthalmic Solution, Neosporin Ointment, Octigen, Ortega Otic-M, Oticair, Otimar, Otobione, Otocidin, Otocort, Pediotic, Pentamycetin, Regasporin, Sopamycetin, Topisporin, Triple Antibiotic
Neomycin & Hydrocortisone (otic) Coly-Mycin S
Neomycin & Polymixin B (topical) Neosporin
Neomycin (oral) Mycifradin
Neomycin (topical) Myciguent
Neostigmine Prostigmin
Nevirapine Viramune
Nicardipine Cardene
Nicotine Commit, Habitrol, Nicoderm, Nicorette, Nicotrol, Prostep
Nifedipine Adalat, Apo-Nifed, Novo-Nifedin, Nu-Nifed, Procardia
Nilutamide Amandron, Nilandron
Nimodipine Nimotop
Nisoldipine Sular
Nitazixadine Alinia
Nitrofurantoin Apo-Nitrofurantoin, Cyantin, Furadantin, Furalan, Furaloid, Furan, Furanite, Furantoin, Furatine, Furaton, Macrobid, Macrodantin, Nephronex, Nifuran, Nitrex, Nitrofan, Nitrofor, Nitrofuracot, Novofuran, Ro-Antoin, Sarodant, Trantoin, Urotoin
Nizatidine Axid
Nonoxynol 9 Advantage 24, Because, Conceptrol, Delfen, Emko, Encare, Gynol II, K-Y Plus, Koromex, Ortho-Creme, Pre-Fil, Ramses, Semicid, Shur-Seal, VCF
Norelgestromin & Ethinyl Estradiol Ortho Evra
Norethindrone Aygestin, Femhrt, Nicronor, Nor-Q.D., Norlutate
Norethindrone & Ethinyl Estradiol Brevicon, Estrostep, GenCept, Genora, Jenest, Microgestin, ModiCon, N.E.E., Necon, Nelova, Norethin 1/35E, Norinul 1+35, Ortho, Ortho-Novum 0.5, Ortho-Novum 1/35, Ortho-Novum 2, Ortho-Novum 7/7/7, Ovcon, Simphasic, Tri-Norinyl
Norethindrone & Mestranol Genora 1/50.Norethin 1/50M, Norenyl 1+50, Norenyl 1/50, Ortho-Novum 1/50, Ortho-Novum 1/80, Ortho-Novum 10/11, Ortho-Tri-Cyclen
Norethinedrone Acetate & Ethinyl Estradiol Loestrin, Norcept, Norlestrin
Norfloxacin Noroxin
Norfloxacin (ophthalmic) Chibrixin
Norgestimate Activella, Ortho-Orefest
Norgestimate & Ethinyl Estradiol Cyclen, Ortho-Cyclen, Ortho-Tri-Cyclen Lo, Previfem, Tri-Cyclen, Tri-Previfem, Tri-Sprintec
Norgestrel Ovrette
Norgestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol Lo/Ovral, Ovral
Nortriptyline Aventyl, Pamelor
Nutroglycerin Deponit, Glyceryl Trinitrate, Klavikordal, Minitran, Niong, Nitro-Bid, Nitrocap, Nitrocine, Nitrodisc, Nitrogard-SR, Nitroglyn, Nitrol, Nitrolin, Nitrolingual, Nitronet, Nitrong, Nitrospan, Nitrostat, Nitru-Dur, NTS, Transderm-Nitro, Tridil
Nystatin Dermacomb, Myco II, Myco-Triacet II, Mycobiotic II, Mycogen II, Mycolog II, Mykacet, Mytrex, Nystaform, Tristatin II
Nystatin (topical) Mycostatin, Nadostine, Nilstat, Nyaderm, Nystex, Nystop
Nystatin (vaginal) Mycostatin, Nadostine, Nilstat, Nyaderm

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