Fenoglide (fenofibrate) Tablets, is a lipid regulating agent available as tablets for oral administration. Each tablet contains 40 mg or 120 mg fenofibrate. The chemical name for fenofibrate is 2-[4-(4-chlorobenzoyl) phenoxy]-2-methyl-propanoic acid, 1-methylethyl ester with the following structural formula: The… Continue Reading

Fluphenazine Hydrochloride

Fluphenazine hydrochloride is a trifluoromethyl phenothiazine derivative intended for the management of schizophrenia. Chemically it is 4-[3-[2-(Trifluoromethyl) phenothiazin-10-yl]propyl]-1-piperazine-ethanol dihydrochloride which may be represented by the following structural formula: CHFNOS•2HClM.W. 510.44 Each tablet, for oral administration, contains 1 mg, 2.5 mg,… Continue Reading


Tamsulosin hydrochloride is an antagonist of alpha adrenoceptors in the prostate. Tamsulosin hydrochloride is (-)-()-5-[2-[[2-(-Ethoxyphenoxy) ethyl]amino]propyl]-2-methoxybenzenesulfonamide, monohydrochloride. Tamsulosin hydrochloride is a white crystalline powder that melts with decomposition at approximately 230°C. It is sparingly soluble in water and methanol, slightly… Continue Reading

Fluoxetine Hydrochloride

Fluoxetine hydrochloride is a psychotropic drug for oral administration. It is also marketed for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (Sarafem, fluoxetine hydrochloride). It is designated (±)-N-methyl-3-phenyl-3-[(α,α,α-trifluoro–tolyl)oxy]propylamine hydrochloride and has the following structural formula: CHFNO•HCl M. W. 345.79 Fluoxetine hydrochloride… Continue Reading


The topical corticosteroids constitute a class of primarily synthetic steroids used as anti-inflammatory and antipruritic agents. Fluocinonide Cream contains: Fluocinonide USP (Pregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 21-(acetyloxy)-6,9-difluoro-11-hydroxy-16,17-[(1-methylethylidene)bis(oxy)]-, (6α,11β,16α)-). It has a molecular formula of CHFO and a molecular weight of 494.53. It has the… Continue Reading


Fentanyl transdermal system is a transdermal system providing continuous systemic delivery of fentanyl, a potent opioid analgesic, for 72 hours. The chemical name is -phenyl–[1-(2-phenylethyl)-4-piperidyl] propanamide. The structural formula is: CHNO M.W. 336.5 The n-octanol:water partition coefficient is 860:1. The… Continue Reading


FOSAMAX (alendronate sodium) is a bisphosphonate that acts as a specific inhibitor of osteoclast-mediated bone resorption. Bisphosphonates are synthetic analogs of pyrophosphate that bind to the hydroxyapatite found in bone. Alendronate sodium is chemically described as (4-amino-1-hydroxybutylidene) bisphosphonic acid monosodium… Continue Reading


Flurbiprofen is a member of the phenylalkanoic acid derivative group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Flurbiprofen tablets are beige, round, film-coated tablets for oral administration. Flurbiprofen is a racemic mixture of (+)S- and (-)R-enantiomers. Flurbiprofen, USP is a white or slightly… Continue Reading


Fluconazole, the first of a new subclass of synthetic triazole antifungal agents, is available as tablets for oral administration. Fluconazole is designated chemically as 2,4-difluoro-α,α-bis(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl) benzyl alcohol with an empirical formula of CHFNO and molecular weight 306.3. The structural formula… Continue Reading


Piroxicam capsules contain piroxicam which is a member of the oxicam group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Each dark green capsule contains 20 mg piroxicam for oral administration. The chemical name for piroxicam is 4-hydroxy-2-methyl–2-pyridinyl-2-1,2-benzothiazine-3- carboxamide 1,1-dioxide. Members of the… Continue Reading