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Gabapentin belongs to a group of medicines used to treat epilepsy and peripheral neuropathic pain (long lasting pain caused by damage to the nerves). The active ingredient in Gabapentin is gabapentin.

Galfer capsules and syrup both contain the active ingredient ferrous fumarate, which is a form of iron.

Galvus tablets contain the active ingredient vildagliptin, which is a type of medicine called a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor. It is used to treat type 2 or non-insulin dependent diabetes (NIDDM).

Gamanil (Gamanil) is used to treat depression, anxiety and panic disorders.

This medicine helps stop reflux, which is when your baby's stomach contents flow back up into their foodpipe, causing them to be sick after feeds.

  • Gaviscon is the only antacid product that provides fast-acting, long-lasting heartburn relief . 
  • It quickly neutralizes stomach acid and helps keep acid down for hours.

Geltears eye gel contains the active ingredient carbomer, which is a type of medicine known as an eye lubricant. It is used for the treatment of the symptoms of dry eye (such as soreness, burning, irritation or dryness) caused by your eye not producing enough tears to keep the eye wet.

Medicines will often have more than one name: a generic name, which is the active ingredient of the medicine, a brand name, which is the trade name the manufacturer gives to the medicine. The generic name is the official medical name for the active ingredient of the medicine.

Genticin eye/ear drops contain the active ingredient gentamicin, which is a type of medicine called an aminoglycoside antibiotic. Antibiotics are used to treat infections caused by bacteria.

Geramox is a penicillin antibiotic. It fights bacteria in your body. Geramox is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as ear infections, bladder infections, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and E. coli or salmonella infection.

The active ingredient of Gericarb SR is carbamazepine. Carbamazepine is one of a group of medicines called anticonvulsants. It is used to treat epilepsy. Carbamazepine is also used to treat a painful condition of the face (trigeminal neuralgia) and also may be used to help prevent mood swings.

Geriflox is used to treat bacterial infections such as infections of the skin, chest and throat. It works by killing or stopping the growth of bacteria that cause the infection.

Germentin is a generic brand of Augmentin. Germentin is a medicine which is used in certain types of bacterial infections. Germentin contains amoxicillin trihydrate/potassium clavulanate.

Gerozac (Fluoxetine) is used to treat the following conditions: • Major depressive episodes • Obsessive-compulsive disorder • Bulimia nervosa: Gerozac is used alongside psychotherapy for the reduction of binge-eating and purging

Gertac is used to treat various stomach problems involving irritation due to stomach acid.

Gilenya capsules contain the active ingredient fingolimod, which is a type of medicine called an immunomodulator.

Ginkgo biloba has been used medicinally for thousands of years. The scientific literature overall does suggest that ginkgo may benefit people with dementia, and may be as helpful as drugs such as Aricept.

Several studies report a blood sugar-lowering effect of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolium) in individuals with type 2 diabetes and hyperglycemia. Future research is needed to evaluate long-term.....

Glibenese (Glipizide) is used to lower blood sugar (glucose) in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM for short). This is also called maturity-onset (adult) or Type II diabetes. It is always used in addition to a diet which restricts sugars and fats.

Glivec tablets contain the active ingredient imatinib mesilate, which is a type of anticancer medicine called a protein tyrosine kinase inhibitor. It is mainly used to treat cancer of the blood cells (leukaemia), but is also used to treat a rare cancer of the stomach and intestine and a type of skin cancer.