Glimepiride is a medium-to-long acting sulfonylurea anti-diabetic drug. It is marketed as Amaryl by Sanofi-Aventis and Glyree by Ipca. Glimepiride is the first..
Gabapentin (brand name Neurontin) is a GABA analogue. It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and currently, gabapentin is widely used..
Ganciclovir is an antiviral medication used to treat or prevent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections. It was first synthesized by Julien Verheyden and John Martin..
Gemifloxacin mesylate (trade name Factive, Oscient Pharmaceuticals) is an oral broad-spectrum quinolone antibacterial agent used in the treatment of acute bacterial exacerbation of..
Gefitinib (originally coded ZD1839) is a drug used in the treatment of certain types of cancer. Acting in a similar manner to erlotinib..
Gemcitabine is a nucleoside analog used as chemotherapy. It is marketed as Gemzar by Eli Lilly and Company...
Gemfibrozil is the generic name for an oral drug used to lower lipid levels. It belongs to a group of drugs known as..
Gatifloxacin sold under the brand names Gatiflo, Tequin and Zymar, is an antibiotic of the fourth-generation fluoroquinolone family, that like other members of..
Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, used to treat many types of bacterial infections, particularly those caused by Gram-negative bacteria. However, gentamicin is not..
Ginkgo also spelled gingko, also known as the Maidenhair Tree after Adiantum, is a unique species of tree with no close living relatives...
Glibenclamide, is an anti-diabetic drug in a class of medications known as sulfonylureas.
It is also sold in combination with metformin under the..
Gliclazide is an oral hypoglycemic (anti-diabetic drug) and is classified as a sulfonylurea. It is marketed as Diamicron and Dianorm in India. The..
Glipizide is an oral medium-to-long acting anti-diabetic drug from the sulfonylurea class. It is classified as a second generation sulfonylurea, which means that..
Glucagon is an important hormone involved in carbohydrate metabolism. Produced by the pancreas, it is released when blood glucose levels start to fall..
Glucomannan is a water-soluble polysaccharide that is considered a dietary fiber. Glucomannan is a food additive used as an emulsifier and thickener. Products..
Glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) is an alternate name for the chemical nitroglycerin, which has been used to treat angina and heart failure since at..
Glycopyrronium bromide is a quarternary ammonium antimuscarinic. It blocks acetylcholine at parasympathomimetic sites and induces smooth muscle relaxation. It also reduces gastric acid..
Goserelin is a potent inhibitor of pituitary gonadotrophin secretion. Initially, it causes an increase in the serum levels of FSH and LH but..
Granisetron is a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist used as an antiemetic to treat nausea and vomiting following chemotherapy. Its main effect is to..
Griseofulvin (also known as Grisovin, a proprietary name of Glaxo Laboratories) is an antifungal drug. It is used both in animals and in..