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  1. verteporfinverteporfin
    verteporfinGeneric Name: verteporfin (VER te PORE fin)Brand Names: VisudyneWhat is verteporfin?Verteporfin works by enhancing the eye's sensitivity to light. Verteporfin affects abnormal blood vessels in the eye.Verteporfin is used together with "photodynamic" laser light therapy to treat blood vessel disorders in the eye caused by macular degeneration and other eye diseases.Vertep...
  2. verteporfin Intravenous, Injectionverteporfin Intravenous, Injection
    verteporfin (Intravenous route, Injection route)ver-te-PORE-finCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.VisudyneAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Photosensitizing AgentUses For verteporfinVerteporfin is used together with a special laser light, to treat abnormal blood vessel formation in a part of the eye which, if left untreated, can lead to a lo...
  3. VerteporfinVerteporfin
    Verteporfin Generic Name: Verteporfin (ver-teh-POR-fin)Brand Name: VisudyneVerteporfin is used for:Treating macular degeneration, pathologic myopia, and presumed histoplasmosis infection of the eye. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.It works by causing clotting in the blood vessels of the eye, which decreases damage already done in the eye.D...
  4. VesanoidVesanoid
    VesanoidGeneric Name: tretinoin (TRET i noin)Brand Names: VesanoidWhat is Vesanoid (tretinoin)?Tretinoin is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Tretinoin is used to treat acute promyelocytic leukemia (a type of blood cancer).Tretinoin may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guid...
  5. VesanoidVesanoid
    VesanoidGeneric Name: tretinoin (Oral route)TRET-i-noinOral routeCapsule, Liquid FilledExperienced Physician and InstitutionPatients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) are at high risk in general and can have severe adverse reactions to tretinoin. tretinoin should therefore be administered only to patients with APL under the strict supervision of a physician who is experienced...
  6. VesanoidVesanoid
    Vesanoid Generic Name: Tretinoin (TREH-tih-NO-in)Brand Name: VesanoidTretinoin can cause severe, even fatal, side effects. Therefore, it must be used only under close medical supervision. Notify your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms: fever, breathing trouble, weight gain, dizziness, chest pain, or unusual fatigue. It may be necessary for your doctor to use...
  7. VESIcareVESIcare
    VESIcareGeneric name: Solifenacin succinateBrand names: VESIcareWhy is VESIcare prescribed?VESIcare is prescribed for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). People with overactive bladder experience a strong and urgent need to urinate (urgency), a need to urinate more often than normal (frequency), or involuntary urine leakage (incontinence).In OAB, the muscle in the bl...
  8. VesicareVesicare
    VesicareGeneric Name: solifenacin (Oral route)soe-li-FEN-a-sinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.VesicareAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Urinary AntispasmodicPharmacologic Class: AntimuscarinicUses For VesicareSolifenacin is used to treat bladder problems such as frequent need to urinate or loss of control of urinary function.This medicine is a...
  9. VESIcareVESIcare
    VESIcare Generic Name: Solifenacin (SOE-li-FEN-a-sin)Brand Name: VESIcareVESIcare is used for:Treating overactive bladder with symptoms of an urgent need to urinate, a need to urinate often, or leakage of urine.VESIcare is a muscarinic receptor antagonist. It works by blocking the action of certain chemicals in the body to help decrease urination problems caused by overactive b...
  10. VexolVexol
    VexolGeneric Name: rimexolone ophthalmic (rye MEX oh lone)Brand Names: VexolWhat is Vexol (rimexolone ophthalmic)?Rimexolone ophthalmic is in a class of drugs called corticosteroids. It inhibits processes in the body that cause inflammation. Therefore, the swelling and pain of inflammatory conditions is decreased.Rimexolone ophthalmic is used to treat eye inflammation caused by infe...
  11. VexolVexol
    VexolGeneric Name: rimexolone (Ophthalmic route)ri-MEX-oh-loneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.VexolAvailable Dosage Forms:SuspensionTherapeutic Class: Ophthalmologic AgentPharmacologic Class: Adrenal GlucocorticoidUses For VexolRimexolone belongs to the group of medicines known as corticosteroids (cortisone-like medicines). It is used to treat inflammation of...
  12. VexolVexol
    Vexol Generic Name: Rimexolone (ri-MEX-oh-lone)Brand Name: VexolVexol is used for:Treating swelling, itching, redness, and irritation of the eyes and eyelids. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.Vexol is a corticosteroid. It works by blocking the chemicals that cause inflammation (eg, redness, swelling, warmth, pain) in the eye.Do NOT us...
  13. VFENDVFEND
    VFENDGeneric Name: voriconazole (vor i KON a zole)Brand Names: VFENDWhat is voriconazole?Voriconazole is an antifungal medication.Voriconazole is used to treat infections caused by yeast or other types of fungus.Voriconazole may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about voriconazole?Do not use ...
  14. VfendVfend
    VfendGeneric Name: voriconazole (Oral route, Intravenous route)vor-i-KON-a-zoleCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.VfendVfend I.V.Available Dosage Forms:Powder for SuspensionTabletPowder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntifungalChemical Class: TriazoleUses For VfendVoriconazole is used to treat different kinds of serious fungal infections. It may also be us...
  15. VfendVfend
    Vfend Generic Name: Voriconazole (VOR-i-KON-a-zole)Brand Name: VfendVfend is used for:Treating fungal infections.Vfend is an azole antifungal. It works by blocking fungal cell wall growth, resulting in the death of the fungus.Do NOT use Vfend if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Vfend you are taking a barbiturate (eg, phenobarbital), carbamazepine, cisapride, an er...