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Venclexta® (05-12-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Venetoclax Trade Name: Venclexta® How is this drug used? Venclexta is approved for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have a specific chromosomal abnormality, referred to... Continue Reading

Venetoclax (05-12-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Venetoclax Trade Name: Venclexta® How is this drug used? Venclexta is approved for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have a specific chromosomal abnormality, referred to... Continue Reading

Vistogard® (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

Veno occlusive Disease of the Liver (12-22-2015)

see sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (SOS)  Read More →

Vertebral pars articularis (10-6-2015)

Posterior plate of bone that connects the vertebral body in front with the vertebral joints behind  Read More →

Variceal bleeding (10-29-2014)

A complication of cirrhosis caused by portal hypertension. Increased pressure in the portal vein causes large veins to develop across the esophagus and stomach to bypass the blockage. These varices are fragile and bleed easily, causing internal bleeding.  Read More →

Varices (10-29-2014)

Large, swollen veins that develop across the stomach and esophagus that cause internal bleeding.  Read More →

Vomiting (10-29-2014)

The forcible expulsion of the contents of the stomach through the mouth which occurs with symptoms of nausea. Vomiting is not a disease but a symptom of many disorders.  Read More →

Virtual colonoscopy (05-9-2014)

a less invasive, new version of colonoscopy, done without sedation and using X-rays and computer-based, virtual-reality technology to produce 3-D images of the lining of the colon. Virtual colonoscopy is not currently used to diagnose or monitor IBD.  Read More →

VESIcare® (03-18-2013)

Class: Other Generic Name: Solifenacin Trade Names: VESIcare® How is this drug used? VESIcare is used to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of a strong need to urinate right away; leaking accidents due to a strong, immediate need to urinate; or a... Continue Reading

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