Formulary A-Z Drug List

  • This is a list of exemplars (core drugs) with individual entries.
  • Main drug classes have at least one core drug; derivative drugs will be mentioned in the text of the exemplar.
  • WHO-listed essential drugs (or their nearest exemplar) are highlighted.
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

A
Acetylcysteine
Aciclovir
Acitretin
Activated charcoal
Adenosine
Adrenaline
Alendronic Acid
Allopurinol
Alteplase (PENDING)
Amiodarone - WHO essential drug
Amitriptyline
Amlodipine - WHO essential drug
Amoxicillin - WHO essential drug
Amphotericin
Antacid preparations (PENDING)
Apixaban
Artemisinins (PENDING)
Aspirin - WHO essential drug
Atracurium
Atropine
Azathioprine

B
Beclometasone - WHO essential drug
Bendroflumethiazide - WHO essential drug
Betamethasone
Bisacodyl (PENDING)
Bisoprolol - WHO essential drug

C
Calcium
Carbimazole
Carbomer
Cephalexin
Cetirizine (PENDING)
Chloramphenicol
Chloroquine (PENDING)
Chlorphenamine
Chlorphenamine
Chlorpromazine
Ciprofloxacin
Cisplatin
Clarithromycin - WHO essential drug
Clopidogrel
Clotrimazole
Codeine
Colchicine (PENDING)
Cromoglicate
Cyclizine (PENDING)
Cyclopentolate
Cyclophosphamide

D
Dapsone
Darunavir (PENDING)
Desogestrel (PENDING)
Diazepam - WHO essential drug
Digoxin - WHO essential drug
Diltiazem
Dinoprostone
Disulfiram
Domperidone
Donepezil
Doxazosin
Doxorubicin

E
Emapagliflozin
Ephedrine
Ergometrine
Erythropoietin
Ethambutol (PENDING)
Ethinyloestradiol

F
Fentanyl (PENDING)
Ferrous Sulphate
Finasteride (PENDING)
Flecainide (PENDING)
Fluconazole
Fludrocortisone
Flumazenil
Fluorouracil
Fluoxetine
Folic acid
Fondiparinux (PENDING)
Furosemide - WHO essential drug
Fusidic acid

G
Gabapentin
Ganciclovir (PENDING)
Gemeprost
Gentamicin
Gliclazide - WHO essential drug
Glucagon
Glucose
Glycerol
Glyceryl trinitrate - WHO essential drug

H
Haloperidol
Heparin
Hydrocortisone
Hyoscine

I
Ibuprofen - WHO essential drug
Imatinib Mesylate
Infliximab
Insulin - WHO essential drug
Ipratropium
Isoflurane
Isoniazid
Isosorbide
Isotretinoin
Ispaghula husk (PENDING)

L
L- dopa
Lactulose (PENDING)
Latanoprost
Levetiracetam (PENDING)
Lidocaine - WHO essential drug
Liraglutide (PENDING)
Lithium
Loperamide
Losartan

M
Macrogol (PENDING)
Medroxyprogesterone
Mesalazine (PENDING)
Metformin - WHO essential drug
Methadone
Methotrexate
Methylphenidate
Metoclopramide
Metronidazole
Midazolam (PENDING)
Mifepristone
Misoprostol
Mitrazapine (PENDING)
Montelukast
Morphine - WHO essential drug
Mycophenolate mofetil (PENDING)

N
Naloxone
Neostigmine
Nicorandil
Nicotine
Nitrous Oxide

O
Oestrogen
Olanzapine
Omeprazole - WHO essential drug
Ondansetron (PENDING)
Orlistat
Oseltamivir
Oxybuprocaine
Oxycodone (PENDING)
Oxygen - WHO essential drug
Oxytetracycline
Oxytocin

P
Paracetamol - WHO essential drug
Phenelzine
Phenobarbitone
Phenytoin - WHO essential drug
Pilocarpine
Prednisolone
Prednisone (PENDING)
Prochlorperazine
Progesterone
Propofol
Propranolol
Pyridoxine (PENDING)

Q
Quinine (PENDING)

R
Ramipril - WHO essential drug
Ranitidine - WHO essential drug
Resiglitazone (PENDING)
Ricinoleic Acid
Rifampicin
Rifaximin
Ritodrine
Rituximab (PENDING)

S
Salbutamol - WHO essential drug
Senna
Sildenafil
Simvastatin - WHO essential drug
Sitagliptin (PENDING)
Solifenacin (PENDING)
Spironolactone
Strepomycin (PENDING)
Streptomycin (PENDING)
Sulfasalazine
Sumatriptan
Suxamethonium

T
Tacrolimus
Tamoxifen
Tamsulosin (PENDING)
Temazepam
Tenofovir (PENDING)
Terbutaline
Testosterone
Theophylline
Thiamine
Thyroxine
Timolol
Trastuzumab (PENDING)
Trimethoprim
Triptorelin (PENDING)
Tropicamide
Tubocurarine

V
Valproate
Vancomycin
Verapamil
Vincristine
Vitamin B12
Vitamin D

W
Warfarin - WHO essential drug

Z
Zidovudine
Zopiclone (PENDING)