Rabeprazole is an antiulcer drug in the class of proton pump inhibitors. It was developed by Eisai Co. and is marketed by Janssen-Cilag..
Racecadotril is an antidiarrheal drug which acts as a peripherally acting enkephalinase inhibitor. Unlike other medications used to treat diarrhea, which reduce intestinal..
Pseudomembranous colitis (rare), abnormalities of liver function, fatalities in those with liver disoders, influenza- like symptoms, skin reactions, eosionophilia, transient leucopaenia, thrombocytopaenia, shock,..
Raloxifene is an oral selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) that has estrogenic actions on bone and anti-estrogenic actions on the uterus and breast...
Ramipril (marketed as Ramipro by Westfield Pharma in the Philippines, marketed by Sanofi-Aventis as Tritace and by King Pharmaceuticals as Altace in the..
Ranitidine is in a group of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. Ranitidine works by reducing the amount of acid the stomach produces.
Reboxetine is an antidepressant drug used in the treatment of clinical depression, panic disorder and ADD/ADHD, developed by Pharmacia (now Pfizer). Its mesylate..
Repaglinide (Prandin in the U.S., GlucoNorm in Canada, NovoNorm elsewhere) is for the treatment of type II diabetes. It is supplied by Novo..
Reserpine is an indole alkaloid antipsychotic and antihypertensive drug that has been used for the control of high blood pressure and for the..
Retinol, the animal form of vitamin A, is a fat-soluble vitamin important in vision and bone growth. It is also a diterpenoid. Retinol..
Ribavirin (brand names: Copegus, Rebetol, Ribasphere, Vilona and Virazole) is an anti-viral drug indicated for severe RSV infection (individually), hepatitis C infection (used..
Rifampicin or rifampin is a bactericidal antibiotic drug of the rifamycin group. It is a semisynthetic compound derived from Amycolatopsis rifamycinica (formerly known..
Risedronic acid or risedronate sodium is a bisphosphonate used to strengthen bone, treat or prevent osteoporosis, and treat Paget's disease of bone. It..
Ritodrine hydrochloride (trade name Yutopar) is a tocolytic drug, used to stop premature labor. It is available in oral tablets or as an..
Ritonavir, with trade name Norvir (Abbott Laboratories), is an antiretroviral drug from the protease inhibitor class used to treat HIV infection and AIDS.
Rivastigmine (sold under the trade name Exelon) is a parasympathomimetic or cholinergic agent for the treatment of mild to moderate dementia of the..
Rizatriptan (Maxalt) is a 5-HT1 agonist triptan drug developed by Merck & Co. for the treatment of migraine headaches. It is available in..
Ropinirole (Requip, Ropark, Adartrel) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist. It is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Sun Pharmaceutical. It is used in the..
Rosiglitazone is an anti-diabetic drug in the thiazolidinedione class of drugs. It is marketed by the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline as a stand-alone drug..
Rosuvastatin is a member of the drug class of statins, used to treat high cholesterol and related conditions, and to prevent cardiovascular disease...