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close this bookClinical Guidelines and Treatment Manual (Médecins Sans Frontières, 1993)
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List of medications

(commercial and common names)

Acetylsalicylic acid = A.S.A., Aspirin

Adrenaline = Epinephrine = Levorenine

Aluminium Hydroxide

Aminophylline = Theophylline = Euphyllin

Amoxycillin = Amoxil, Clamoxyl

Ampicillin = Amfipen, Penbritin

Ascorbic Acid = Vitamin C, Redoxon

Benzathine Penicillin = Benzathine Benzyl penicillin = Penidural

Benzonidazole = Benznidazole = Radanil

Benzyl Benzoate = BBL

Benzyl Penicillin = Penicillin G = Crystapen

Calcium Gluconate

Chloramine = Tosylchloramide sodium = Clonazone

Chloramphenicol = Chloromycetin, Tifomycine

Chlorhexidine + Cetrimide = HAC, Savlon

Chloroquine = Nivaquine, Resochin

Chlorpheniramine = Chlorphenamine = Teldvin

Chlorpromazine = Largactil

Cimetidine = Tagamet

Clofazimine= Lamprene

Cloxacillin = 0rbenin

Cotrimoxazole = Sulphamethoxazole + Trimethoprim = Bactrim, Cotrim, Septrim

Dapsone = Avlosulfon

Dexamethasone = Decadron, Oradexon

Diazepam = Tensium, Valium

Diethylcarbamazine = Banacide, Notezine

Digoxin = Lanoxin

Doxycycline = Doxy 100, Granudoxy, Vybramycin

Epinephrine = Adrenaline = Levorenine

Ergometrine (methyl) = Methergin

Erythromycin = Erythrocin, Ilotycin

Ethambutol = Myambutol

Etionamide = Iridocin, Trecator

Ferrous sulphate = Eryfer, Ferro Grad, Resofero

Folic Acid = Folacin, Foldine

Furosemide = Frusemide = Frusid, Lasix

Gentamicin= Cidomycin, Garamycin, Gentallin

Gentian Violet = G.V.

Griseofulvin = Fulcin, Grisovin

Hydralazine = Apresoline

Hydrochlorothiazide = Dochlotride, Esidrex, HydroSaluric

Hydrocortisone = Efcortesol, Solu-cortef

Hyoscine (N-Butyl) = Butylscopolamine = Buscopan

Indometacin = Artracin, Indocid

Isoniazid = INH = Rimifon

Ivermectin = Mectizan

Levamizol = Tramisol

Lidocaine = Lignocaine = Xylocaine, Xylocard

Mebendazole = Vermox

Mefloquine antimoniate = Methy glucamide = Glucantime

Melarsopol = Arsobal

Methyldopa = Aldomet,Medomet

Ivermectin = Mectizan

Levamizole = Tramisol

Lidocaine = Lignocaine = Xylocaine, Xylocard

Mebendazole = Vermax

Mefloquine = Lariam

Meglumine antimoniate = Methy glucamine = Glucantime

Melarsoprol = Arsobal(g)

Methyldopa = Aldomet, Medomet

Metrifonate = Bilarcil

Metronidazole = Flagyl, Metrolyl, Zadstat

Miconazole = Dactarin

Niclosamide = Tredemine, Yomesan

Nifurtimox = Lampit

Nitrofurantoin = Furandantin, Urantoin

Noramidopyrine = Dypirone = Metamizol = Nolutil, Novalgin

Norethisterone = Norlutin, Primolut

Nystatin = Mycostatin, Nystan

Oral rehydration salt = 0RS = 0ralit

Oxamniquine = Mansil, Vansil

Oxytocin= Pitocin, Syntocinon

Paracetamol = D o l i p r an , Panadolt , Tylenol

Penicillin G = Benzyl penicilline = Crystapen

Penicillin V = Phenoxymethyl penicillin = Crystapen , Stabillin
V-K, V-Cil-K

Pentamidine = Lomidine

Pentazocine = Fortal

Phenobarbital = Phenobarbitone = Gardena, Luminal

Phenytoin = Di-Hydan, Dilantin, Epanutin

Piperazine = Antepar, Pripsen

Potassium (Chloride or Gluconate) = Kalleorid

Povidone iodine = Polyvidone iodine = Betadin, Videne

Praziquantel = Biltricide

Prednisolone = Prednisone = Codesol, Deltastab, Prednesol

Primaquine

Probenecid = Benemid

Procain Penicillin = Procain Benzyl Penicillin

Promethazine = Phenergan

Propranolol = Angilol, Inderal

Pyrantel pamoate = Combantrin

Pyrazinamide = Zinamide

Pyridoxine = Vitamin B6 = Becilan

Pyrimethamine = Daraprim, Malocide

Quinine = Quinimax, Quinoforme

Retinol = Vitamin A = Ro-A-Vit

Rifampicin = Rifadin, Rimactane

Ringer Lactate = Hartmann's solution

Salbutamol = Albuterol = Salbulin, Salbutan, Ventolin

Sodium Stibogluconate = Pentostam

Spectinomycin = Trobicin

Spironalactone = Aldacton, Osiren

Streptomycin

Sulfacetamide

Sulphadoxine + Pyrimethamine = Fansidar

Suramin sodium = Antrypol, Moranyl

Tetracycline = Abfosan, Hexacycline, Tetramig

Thiabendazole = Mintezol

Thiacetazone= TB1

Thiamine = Aneurin = Vitamin B1 = Benerva, Bevitine

Trimethoprime + Sulphamethoxazole = Cotrimoxazole = Bactrim, Cotrim, Septrim

Vitamin A = Retinol = Ro-A-Vit

Whitfield's ointment = 3 % Salycilic Acid + 6 % Benzoic Acid