Nabumetone is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) of the arylalkanoic acid family (which includes diclofenac). Nabumetone has been developed by Beecham. It is..
Nadroparin is a form of low molecular weight heparin.
Nalidixic acid (tradenames Neggram, Wintomylon and WIN-18320) is the first of the synthetic quinolone antibiotics.
Synthetic quinolone antibiotics were discovered as a..
Naloxone is a drug used to counter the effects of opioid overdose, for example heroin or morphine overdose. Naloxone is specifically used to..
Naltrexone is an opioid receptor antagonist used primarily in the management of alcohol dependence and opioid dependence. It is marketed in generic form..
Nandrolone (19-nortestosterone) is an anabolic steroid that may be present naturally in the human body, albeit in minute quantities of less than 0.4..
Naproxen is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in..
Natamycin, also known as pimaricin, is a naturally occurring antifungal agent produced during fermentation by the bacterium Streptomyces natalensis, commonly found in soil...
Nateglinide is a drug for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Nateglinide was developed by the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis.
Nebivolol is a β1 receptor blocker with nitric oxide-potentiating vasodilatory effect used in treatment of hypertension and, in Europe, also for left ventricular..
Nelfinavir (Viracept) is an antiretroviral drug used in the treatment of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Nelfinavir belongs to the class of drugs..
Neostigmine is a parasympathomimetic, specifically, a reversible cholinesterase inhibitor.
Neostigmine is available under several trade names such as Prostigmin and Vagostigmin.
Netilmicin is a member of the aminoglycoside family of antibiotics. These antibiotics have the ability to kill a wide variety of bacteria. Netilmicin..
Nevirapine, also marketed under the trade name Viramune (Boehringer Ingelheim), is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) used to treat HIV-1 infection and..
Nicergoline is an ergoloid mesylate derivative used to treat senile dementia and other disorders with vascular origins. It has been found to increase..
Niclosamide (trade name Niclocide) is a teniacide ("tenia-" referring to tapeworm) in the anthelmintic family especially effective against cestodes that infect humans. It..
Nicorandil, a vasodilator, is prescribed for the treatment and management of angina pectoris. The drug relaxes the blood vessels and alleviates the angina...
Nicotine is an alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants (Solanaceae) which constitutes approximately 0.6–3.0% of dry weight of tobacco, with biosynthesis..
Niacin, also known as vitamin B3 or nicotinic acid, is an organic compound with the formula C5H4NCO2H. This colourless, water-soluble solid is a..
Nifedipine (brand name Adalat, Nifedical, and Procardia) is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. Its main uses are as an antianginal (especially in Prinzmetal's..