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Uridine Triacetate (01-14-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Uridine Triacetate Trade Name: Vistogard® For which conditions is this drug approved? Vistogard is approved for the emergency treatment of adults and children who have received an overdose of one of the following... Continue Reading

Unituxin (07-16-2015)

  Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Dinutuximab Trade Name: Unituxin For which conditions is this drug approved? Unituxin is approved for the treatment of children with high-risk neuroblastoma, a type of cancer that starts in certain very early... Continue Reading

Ulcerative colitis (10-29-2014)

A disease that causes inflammation and sores, called ulcers, in the top layers of the lining of the large intestine. The inflammation usually occurs in the rectum and lower part of the colon, but it may affect the entire colon. Ulcerative colitis rarely... Continue Reading

Ulcers (10-29-2014)

A break in the lining of the stomach or in the first part of the small intestine (the duodenum), a result of an imbalance between digestive fluids (hydrochloric acid and pepsin) in the stomach and the duodenum. Much of that imbalance is related to infection... Continue Reading

Urea breath test (10-29-2014)

A test used to detect urease, an enzyme produced by Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a type of bacteria that usually infects the stomach or duodenum (first part of the small intestine).  Read More →

Uroxatral® (02-27-2013)

Class: Other Generic Name: alfuzosin Trade Names: Uroxatral® How is this drug used? Uroxatral is used to treat the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) which include painful or difficult urination, urination urgency, or frequency.... Continue Reading

Uvadex® (10-18-2010)

Class: Photoactive agent Generic Name: Methoxsalen (meth-eh-SAL-en) Trade Name: Uvadex® How is this drug used? Methoxsalen is FDA approved to be used with the UVAR Photopheresis System in the treatment of the skin manifestations of cutaneous T-cell... Continue Reading

Urostomy (12-5-2001)

An operation to create an opening from inside the body to the outside, making a new way for urine to pass.  Read More →

Uricosuria (12-5-2001)

Excessive amounts of uric acid in the urine.  Read More →

Umbilical Cord Blood (12-5-2001)

Blood from the placenta (afterbirth) that contains cells that can grow healthy new bone marrow.  Read More →

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