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Prescription Drugs

Prescription drugs are drugs that are not locally available without a physician's prescription. A prescription drug is a licensed medicine which is obtained only by prescription. The prescription drugs are regulated by legislation and different from over-the-counter (OTC) drugs which can be obtained without a prescription. They are also known as non-prescription drugs. In North America, "Rx" is often used as a short form for prescription drug. In European countries, any kind of prescription drug has a monograph or Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) that gives detailed information about the drug.

List of Prescription Drugs
  1. Anti-convulsant Drugs
  2. Anti-Obesity Drugs
  3. Anti-Angina Drugs
  4. Anti-Fungal Drugs
  5. Anti-Itch Drugs
  6. Anti-Viral Drugs
  7. Anti-Diabetic Drugs
  8. Anti-Asthmatic Drugs
  9. Anti-Hypertensive Drugs
  10. Antibiotics
  11. Anti-Migraine Drugs
  12. Anti-Rheumatic Drugs
  13. Anti-Protozoal Drugs
  14. Tricyclic Anti-depressants
  15. Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs
  16. Anti-nausea Drugs
  17. Anti- Parkinson Drugs
  18. Anti-Psychotic Drugs
  19. Muscle Relaxants
  20. Digitalis Drugs
  21. Anti-Gastroesophageal Reflux Drugs
  22. Anti-Retroviral Drugs
  23. Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs
  24. Anti-Ulcer Drugs
  25. Anti-Hemorrhoid Drugs
  26. Anti-Spasmodic Drugs
  27. Anti-malarial Drugs
  28. Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs: Some can be bought over the counter; others are available only with a prescription from a physician or dentist.
  29. Immuno-Suppressant Drugs
  30. Anti-Insomnia Drugs
  31. Anti-helminthic Drugs
  32. Central Nervous System Stimulants
  33. Decongestants: Some decongestant products require a physician's prescription but there are also many non-prescription (over-the-counter) products.
  34. Anti-Coagulant Drugs
  35. Bone Disorder Drugs
  36. Infertility Drugs
  37. Topical Antibiotics: Some topical antibiotics are available with a prescription only.
  38. Diuretics
  39. Vasodilators: In the forms used for treating high blood pressure (tablets or injections), these drugs are available only with a physician's prescription.