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Pediatrics Drugs

Prescription drugs and medicines for conditions relating to children and infants. Studies in these areas include: anorexia, asthma, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), birth defects, cancers in children, child depression, growth deficiencies, juvenile diabetes, obesity, strep throat, vaccines, and others.

The list of FDA approved drugs for pediatrics and neonatology appears below. Click any link to view the full drug information.


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Number Of Pediatrics Drugs: 103

Accretropin (somatropin rDNA Original)
For the treatment of growth failure in pediatrics
Actemra (ocilizumab)
For the treatment of Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Actemra (tocilizumab)
For the treatment of systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Adderall (mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine)
Treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Adderall XR
Once-daily medication for the treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Aldurazyme (laronidase)
For the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I) in subjects aged 5 to 65
Alinia (nitazoxanide)
For the treatment Diarrhea caused by Cryptosporidium and Giardia in children.
Altabax (retapamulin)
For the treatment of impetigo due to Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes
Alvesco (ciclesonide)
For the maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in adults and adolescents
Amoxil (amoxicillin)
Treatment (antibiotic) for common bacteria
AneuVysion Assay
Genetic test for birth defects
Antizol Injection
Treatment for ethylene glycol poisoning
Aptivus (tipranavir)
For the treatment of HIV
Banzel (rufinamide)
For the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in pediatrics and adults
Berinert (C1 Esterase Inhibitor (Human))
For the treatment of abdominal or facial attacks of hereditary angioedema
Children's Advil (pediatric ibuprofen)
Treatment of fever and minor aches and pains
Cinryze (C1 Inhibitor (Human))
For the treatment of angioedema attacks in adolescents/adults with Hereditary Angioedema
Claritin Syrup (loratadine)
Treatment for children with seasonal allergies
Colcrys (colchicine)
For gout flares and familial Mediterranean fever
Curosurf
Treatment for respiratory distress syndrome in premature infants.
Cuvposa (glycopyrrolate)
For the treatment of chronic severe drooling in pediatrics with neurologic conditions
Cylert
Treatment for Attention Deficit Disorder
Daliresp (roflumilast)
For the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Daptacel
Pediatric vaccine for immunization against diptheria, tetanus and pertussis
Desmopressin Acetate (DDAVP)
Treatment for nocturnal enuresis
Desonate (desonide)
For the treatment of atopic dermatitis
Elaprase (idursulfase)
For the treatmenr of mucopolysaccharidosis II (Hunter Syndrome)
Flovent Rotadisk
Treatment of asthma in patients four and older
Floxin otic
Treatment for otitis media
Fluzone Preservative-free
Preservative free, pediatric dose, influenza virus vaccine for the immunization of infants
Focalin (dexmethylphenidate HCl)
For the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Fycompa (perampanel)
For the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures
Genotropin (somatropin) injection
For the treatment of growth failure in children who were born small for gestational age (SGA)
Geref (sermorelin acetate for injection)
Treatment for pedicatric growth disorder
Havrix
Treatment for hepatitis A
Hiberix (Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine; Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate)
For the prevention of invasive disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b.
Ilaris (canakinumab)
For the treatment of Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Ilaris (canakinumab)
For the treatment of Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes
INFANRIX (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed)
Treatment for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough) in infants and children
Infasurf
For the prevention and treatment of Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) in premature infants
Intuniv (guanfacine extended-release)
For the treatment of ADHD in children and adolescents
Kapvay (clonidine hydrochloride)
For the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Kineret, anakinra
For the treatment of Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes
Kogenate FS (Antihemophilic Factor Recombinant)
For the treatment of hemophilia A
Kynamro (mipomersen sodium)
For the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
Lantus (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection)
For the treatment of type I and type II diabetes mellitus in adults and pediatrics
Lantus (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection)
For adults and children w/Type 1 diabetes, or adults w/Type 2 diabetes requiring basal insulin to control hyperglycemia
Merrem I.V. (meropenem)
Treatment for intra-abdominal infections and bacterial meningitis
Metadate CD
Oral capsules for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Moxatag (amoxicillin)
For the treatment of tonsillitis and/or pharyngitis secondary to Streptococcus pyogenes in adults and pediatrics
Myozyme (alglucosidase alfa)
For the treatment of Pompe disease (glycogen storage disease type II)
Nasacort AQ (triamcinolone acetonide) Nasal Spray
Treatment of nasal symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in children Aged 6-11
NasalCrom Nasal Spray
Over-the-counter nasal spray for treatment of all nasal allergy symptoms
Neurontin (gabapentin) oral solution
For the treatment of partial seizures in pediatric patients three years of age and older
Norditropin (somatropin (rDNA origin) for injection)
Treatment of children who have growth failure
Norvir (ritonavir)
Treatment for HIV infection
Omnicef
Treatment against various bacterias
Onfi (clobazam)
For the adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
Orencia (abatacept)
For the treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Orfadin (nitisinone)
Capsules for the treatment of hereditary tyrosinemia type I
Oxtellar XR (oxcarbazepine extended release)
For the adjunctive therapy of partial seizures in adults and in children 6 years to 17 years of age
Patanase (olopatadine hydrochloride)
For the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis
Pediarix Vaccine
For the prevention of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussi, polio and hepatitis B in children 6 weeks to 7 years old.
Pulmozyme (dornase alfa)
Treatment for cystic fibrosis
Qnasl (beclomethasone dipropionate) nasal aerosol
For the treatment of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis
Quillivant XR (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
For the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Qvar (beclomethasone dipropionate)
For the treatment of asthma
Ravicti (glycerol phenylbutyrate)
For the treatment of pediatrics and adults with urea cycle disorders
RespiGam (Respiratory Syncitial Virus Immune Globulin Intravenous)
Treatment for the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus disease
Ritalin LA (methylphenidate HCl)
Oral capsules for the treatment Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Rocephin
Treatment for pediatric otitis media
Rocephin
Treatment for acute otitis media
Rotarix (Rotavirus Vaccine, Live, Oral)
For the prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis caused by G1 and non-G1 types (G3, G4, and G9) in pediatrics
Sabril (vigabatrin)
For the treatment of infantile spasms and complex partial seizures
Singulair
Treatment for asthma
Sklice (ivermectin) lotion
For the treatment of head lice
Strattera (atomoxetine HCl)
For the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents and adults.
Supprelin LA (histrelin acetate)
For the treatment of central precocious puberty
Surfaxin (lucinactant)
For the treatment of respiratory distress syndrome in premature infants
Synercid I.V.
quinupristin and dalfopristin for injection
Tegretol (carbamazepine)
Treatment for young children with epilepsy
Tilade (nedocromil sodium)
Treatment for mild-to-moderate bronchial asthma
Tilade (nedocromil sodium)
Treatment for asthma
Timentin
Treatment for septicemia
Timentin
Treatment for wide range of infections in children
Tivicay (dolutegravir)
For the treatment of HIV-1 in adults and children over 12 years of age
Tobi
Treatment for cystic fibrosis
Topamax (topiramate)
Treatment for epilepsy in pediatric patients
Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) Tablets
Approved for use as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures in children (monotherapy for adults)
Trokendi XR (topiramate)
For the treatment of partial onset, tonic-clonic and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome seizures
Veltin (clindamycin phosphate and tretinoin)
For the treatment of acne vulgaris
Veramyst (fluticasone furoate)
For the treatment of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis
VERSED (midazolam HCI)
Treatment for sedating children who must undergo painful surgery
Vimizim (elosulfase alfa)
For the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVA
VIRACEPT (nelfinavir mesylate)
Treatment for HIV infection in adults and children
Viroptic
Treatment for inflammation of the cornea in children due to herpes simplex virus
Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate)
For the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Xyzal (levocetirizine dihydrochloride)
For the treatment of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis and urticaria
Zerit (stavudine)
Treatment for infants and children infected with HIV
Zingo (lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate)
For local analgesia prior to venipuncture or peripheral intravenous cannulation, in children 3 to 18 years of age
Zoloft (sertraline HCl)
Treatment of panic disorder in children ages 6-17


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FDA Approved Pediatrics Drugs Listings:

The rules of principle for evaluating MediLexicon's FDA pediatrics drugs listings adhere to the FDA definitions of a new drug approval or a new molecular entity, and the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.

MediLexicon's FDA Approved Drugs Listings include:

New Molecular Entities (NME): these NME's are described as a medication containing an active substance that have never previously approved in the US for marketing in any manner, shape or form (as defined by the FDA). In addition to this, there is also the inclusion of some FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) approved recombinant proteins and biologics.

MediLexicon's FDA Approved Drugs Listings do NOT include:

Over-the-counter products, diagnostic agents, generics, most vaccines, medical devices, biologic compounds (not approved by CDER), as well as new indications and new administrations of previously-approved compounds and new dosages.

The pediatrics drugs information used in this section is licensed from Thomson CenterWatch. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.






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