Drugs to Avoid List

Menthol Miscellaneous
C10H20O Synonyms
2-(2-Propyl)-5-methylcyclohexanol
Mesalazine Anti Inflammatory
C7H7NO3 Synonyms
5-amino-2-hydroxy-benzoic acid
Metformin Antidiabetic
C4H11N5 Synonyms
1-carbamimidamido-N,N-dimethylmethanimidamide
Methylene Blue Miscellaneous
C16H18ClN3S Synonyms
3,7-Bis(dimethylamino)phenazathionium chloride
Mirtazapine Antidepressant
C17H19N3 Synonyms
1,2,3,4,10,14b-hexahydro-2-methylpyrazino[2,1-a]pyrido[2,3-c ][2]benzazepine
Moxifloxacin Anti-bacterial
C21H24FN3O4 Synonyms
1-cyclopropyl-7-[(1S,6S)-2,8-diazabicyclo[4.3.0]non-8-yl]-6- fluoro-8-methoxy-4-oxo-quinoline-3-carboxylic acid
Nalidixic Acid Antibacterial
C12H12N2O3 Synonyms
1-ethyl-7-methyl-4-oxo-[1,8]naphthyridine-3-carboxylic acid
Naphthalene Miscellaneous
C10H8 Synonyms
Naphthalene
Nimesulide Anti-Inflammatory Agents
C13H12N2O5S Synonyms
N-[4-nitro-2-(phenoxy)phenyl]methanesulfonamide
Niridazole Miscellaneous
C6H6N4O3S Synonyms
1-(5-Nitro-2-thiazolyl)-2-imidazolinone
Nitrofurantoin Cytotoxic / Antibacterial
C8H6N4O5 Synonyms
1-[(5-nitro-2-furyl)methylideneamino]imidazolidine-2,4-dione
Nitrofurazone Cytotoxic / Antibacterial
C6H6N4O4 Synonyms
1-amino-N-[(5-nitro-2-furyl)methylideneamino]methanamide
Norfloxacin Antibiotics
C16H18FN3O3 Synonyms
1-ethyl-6-fluoro-4-oxo-7-piperazin-1-yl-1H-quinoline-3-carbo xylic acid
Oxidase, Urate Miscellaneous
C1521H2381N417O461S7 Synonyms
Aspergilus urate oxidase
Pamaquine Antimalarials
C42H45N3O7 Synonyms
N,N-diethyl-N’-(6-methoxyquinolin-8-yl)pentane-1,4-diamine
Para-Aminobenzoic Acid Miscellaneous
C7H7NO2 Synonyms
4-Aminobenzoic Acid
Pefloxacin Anti-Infective
C17H20FN3O3 Synonyms
1-ethyl-6-fluoro-7-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)-4-oxo-quinoline- 3-carboxylic acid
Pentaquine Antimalarials
C18H27N3O Synonyms
1,5-Pentanediamine, N-(6-methoxy-8-quinolinyl)-N’-(1-methylethyl)-
Phenacetin Analgesics
C10H13NO2 Synonyms
N-(4-ethoxyphenyl)ethanamide
Phenazopyridine Miscellaneous
C11H11N5 Synonyms
3-phenyldiazenylpyridine-2,6-diamine
Phenylbutazone Anti-inflammatory
C19H20N2O2 Synonyms
4-butyl-1,2-diphenyl-pyrazolidine-3,5-dione
Phenylhydrazine Miscellaneous
C6H8N2 Synonyms
Phenylhydrazine
Phenytoin Anticonvulsants
C15H12N2O2 Synonyms
5,5-diphenylimidazolidine-2,4-dione
Primaquine Antimalarials
C15H21N3O Synonyms
N-(6-methoxyquinolin-8-yl)pentane-1,4-diamine
Probenecid Analgesics / Antipyretics
C13H19NO4S Synonyms
4-[(dipropylamino)sulfonyl] benzoic acid
Procainamide Cardiovascular Drugs
C13H21N3O Synonyms
4-amino-N-(2-diethylaminoethyl)benzamide
Proguanil Antimalarial
C11H16ClN5 Synonyms
1-(4-chlorophenyl)-2-(N’-propan-2-ylcarbamimidoyl)guanidine
Pyrimethamine Antimalarials
C12H13ClN4 Synonyms
5-(4-chlorophenyl)-6-ethyl-pyrimidine-2,4-diamine
Quinacrine Antimalarials
C23H3OClN3聽O Synonyms
N’-(6-chloro-2-methoxy-acridin-9-yl)-N,N-diethyl-pentane-1,4 -diamine
Quinidine Antiarrhythmic Agents / Antimalarials
C20H24N2O2 Synonyms
(2-ethenyl-4-azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-5-yl)-(6-methoxyquinolin-4 -yl)-methanol
Quinine Antimalarials
C20H24N2O2 Synonyms
(2-ethenyl-4-azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-5-yl)-(6-methoxyquinolin-4 -yl)-methanol
Rasburicase Leukemia drug
C1521H2381N417O461S7 Synonyms
Rasburicase
Stibophen Miscellaneous
C12H4Na5O16S4Sb Synonyms
2-(2-Oxido-3,5-Disulphonatophenoxy)-1,3,2,Benzodioxastibole- 4-6-Disulphonate
Streptomycin Anti-bacterial
C21H39N7O12 Synonyms
5-(2,4-diguanidino-3,5,6-trihydroxy-cyclohexoxy)-4-[4,5-dihy droxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)-3-methylamino-tetrahydropyran-2-yl]o xy-3-hydroxy-2-methyl-tetrahydrofuran-3-carbaldehyde
Sulfacetamide Sulfonamides / Sulfones
C8H10N2O3S Synonyms
N-acetyl-4-amino-benzenesulfonamide
Sulfacytine Sulfonamides / Sulfones
C12H14N4O3S Synonyms
4-amino-N-(6-methoxy-2-methylpyrimidin-4-yl)benzenesulfonami de
Sulfadiazine Sulfonamides / Sulfones
C10H10N4O2S Synonyms
4-amino-N-pyrimidin-2-yl-benzenesulfonamide
Sulfadimidine Sulfonamides / Sulfones
C12H14N4O2S Synonyms
4-amino-N-(4,6-dimethylpyrimidin-2-yl)benzenesulfonamide
Sulfafurazole Sulfonamides / Sulfones
C11H13N3O3S Synonyms
4-amino-N-(3,4-dimethyl-1,2-oxazol-5-yl)benzenesulfonamide
Sulfaguanidine Miscellaneous
C7H10N4O2S Synonyms
4-Amino-N-(diaminomethylene)benzenesulfon Amide
Sulfamerazine Sulfonamides / Sulfones
C11H12N4O2S Synonyms
4-amino-N-(4-methylpyrimidin-2-yl)benzenesulfonamide
Sulfamethoxazole Sulfonamides / Sulfones
C10H11N3O3S Synonyms
4-amino-N-(5-methyloxazol-3-yl)-benzenesulfonamide
Sulfamethoxypyridazine Sulfonamides / Sulfones
C11H12N4O3S Synonyms
4-Amino-N-(6-methoxy-3-pyridazinyl)-benzenesulfonamide
Sulfanilamide Chemotherapeutic
C6H8N2O2S Synonyms
4-aminobenzenesulfonamide
Sulfapyridine Sulfonamides / Sulfones
C11H11N3O2S Synonyms
4-amino-N-pyridin-2-ylbenzenesulfonamide
Sulfasalazine Sulfonamides / Sulfones
C18H14N4O5S Synonyms
2-hydroxy-5-[4-(pyridin-2-ylsulfamoyl)phenyl]diazenyl-benzoi c acid
Sulfathiazole Cytotoxic / Antibacterial
C9H9N3O2S2 Synonyms
4-amino-N-(1,3-thiazol-2-yl)benzenesulfonamide
Sulfonylurea Antidiabetic Agents
C21H27N5O4S Synonyms
1-cyclohexyl-3-[[p-[2-(5-methylpyrazinecarboxamido)ethyl]phe nyl] sulfonyl]urea
Sulfoxone Antibacterial
C14H16N2O6S3 Synonyms
[4-[4-(sulfinomethylamino)phenyl]sulfonylphenyl]aminomethane sulfinic acid
Tamsulosin Sulfonamides
C20H28N2O5S Synonyms
5-[2-[2-(2-ethoxyphenoxy)ethylamino]propyl]-2-methoxy-benzen esulfonamide
Tiaprofenic Acid Anti Inflammatory
C14H12O3S Synonyms
2-[5-(benzoyl)thiophen-2-yl]propanoic acid
Toluidine Blue Miscellaneous
C15H16N3SCl Synonyms
3-Amino-7-(dimethylamino)-2-methylphenothiazin-5-ium Chloride
Trihexyphenidyl Antiparkinson Agents
C20H31NO Synonyms
1-cyclohexyl-1-phenyl-3-(1-piperidyl)propan-1-ol
Trimethoprim Antimalarials / Antibacterial
C14H18N4O3 Synonyms
5-[(3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)methyl]pyrimidine-2,4-diamine
Trinitrotoluene Miscellaneous
C7H5N3O6 Synonyms
2-methyl-1,3,5-trinitrobenzene
Tripelennamine Antihistaminic
C16H21N3 Synonyms
N-benzyl-N’,N’-dimethyl-N-pyridin-2-yl-ethane-1,2-diamine
Vitamin K1 Miscellaneous
C31H46O2 Synonyms
Phytomenadione
ß-Naphthol Anthelmintics
Niridazole Anthelmintics
 Stibophen Anthelmintics
Nitrofurans – Nitrofurantoin – Nitrofurazone Antibiotics
 Quinolones – Ciprofloxacin – Moxifloxacin – Nalidixic acid – Norfloxacin – Ofloxacin Antibiotics
 Chloramphenicol Antibiotics
Sulfonamides – Co-trimoxazole (Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim) – Sulfacetamide – Sulfadiazine – Sulfadimidine – Sulfamethoxazole – Sulfanilamide – Sulfapyridine – Sulfasalazine (Salazosulfapyridine) – Sulfisoxazole (Sulfafurazole) Antibiotics
• Furazolidone Antibiotics
• Streptomycin Antibiotics
• Sulfonamides Antibiotics
Sulfacytine Antibiotics
Sulfaguanidine Antibiotics
Sulfamerazine Antibiotics
Sulfamethoxypyridazole Antibiotics
Mepacrine Antimalarials
Pamaquine Antimalarials
Pentaquine Antimalarials
Primaquine Antimalarials
Methylene blue Antimethemoglobinaemic Agents
Dapsone Antimycobacterials
Para-aminosalicylic acid Antimycobacterials
• Sulfones – Aldesulfone sodium,  (Sulfoxone)  Glucosulfone, Thiazosulfone Antimycobacterials
Doxorubicin Antineoplastic Adjuncts
Rasburicase Antineoplastic Adjuncts
Phenazopyridine (Pyridium) Genitourinary Analgesics
Acetylphenylhydrazine Others
Phenylhydrazine Others
Acetylsalicylic acid, (Aspirin) Analgesics
Acetanilide Analgesics
Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) Analgesics
Aminophenazone (Aminopyrine) Analgesics
Dipyrone (Metamizole) Analgesics
Phenacetin Analgesics
Phenazone (Antipyrine) Analgesics
Phenylbutazone Analgesics
Tiaprofenic acid Analgesics
Epinephrine Anti Histamine
Antazoline (Antistine) Anti Histamine
Diphenhydramine Anti Histamine
Tripelennamine Anti Histamine
Phenytoin Anticonvulsants
Glibenclamide Antidiabetics
Dimercaprol (BAL) Antidotes
Hydralazine Antihypertensives
Methyldopa Antihypertensives
Chloroquine & derivatives Antimalarials
Proguanil Antimalarials
Pyrimethamine Antimalarials
Quinidine Antimalarials
Quinine Antimalarials
Isoniazid Antimycobacterials
Trihexyphenidyl (Benzhexol) Antiparkinsonism Agents
 Dopamine (L-dopa) Cardiovascular Drugs
Procainamide Cardiovascular Drugs
Quinidine Cardiovascular Drugs
Toluidine blue Diagnostic Agent for Cancer Detection
Colchicine Gout Preparations
Probenecid Gout Preparations
 Mestranol Hormonal Contraceptives
Isobutyl nitrite Nitrates
Menadiol Na sulfate Vitamin K Substance
Menadione Vitamin K Substance
Menadione Na bisulfite Vitamin K Substance
Phytomenadione Vitamin K Substance
 Ascorbic acid (Vit C) Vitamins
Arsine Others
Berberine Others
Fava beans Others
Naphthalene (in mothballs) Others
Para-aminobenzoic acid Others
Lidocaine
Ropivacaine
bupivacaine
Hexylcaine
Isobucaine
Piperocaine
Amylocaine
Cocaine
Cyclomethycaine
Benzocaine
Butacaine
Butamben
Chloroprocaine
Dimethocaine
Lucaine
Meprylcaine
Metabutethamine
Metabutoxycaine
Nitracaine
Orthocaine
Propoxycaine
Procaine (Novocaine)
Proxymetacaine
Risocaine
Tetracaine
Articaine
Bupivacaine# / Levobupivacaine / Ropivacaine
Butanilicaine
Carticaine
Dibucaine
Etidocaine
Lidocaine#
Mepivacaine
Prilocaine
Trimecaine
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