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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

Vardenafil (02-27-2013)

Class: Other Generic Name: Vardenafil Trade Names: Levitra®, Staxyn® How is this drug used? Vardenafil is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). What is the mechanism of action? Vardenafil treats (but does not cure) ED by increasing blood flow to... Continue Reading

Viagra® (02-27-2013)

Class: Other Generic Name: Sildenafil Trade Names: Viagra® How is this drug used? Viagra is used to treat erectile dysfunction in men. Erectile dysfunction (ED) involves difficulty getting or keeping an erection. What is the mechanism of action? When... Continue Reading

Vincristine sulfate liposome injection (08-23-2012)

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Vincristine sulfate liposome injection Trade Name: Marqibo® How is this drug used? Marqibo is used for the treatment of adults withPhiladelphia chromosome-negative (Ph-) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who have relapsed... Continue Reading

Vemurafenib (10-26-2011)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: vemurafenib Trade Name: Zelboraf How is this drug used? Zelboraf is used for the treatment of melanoma that has metastasized or cannot surgically removed and that tests positive for a specific mutation (V600E) in... Continue Reading

Votrient® (04-8-2011)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Pazopanib Trade Name: Votrient® How is this drug used? Votrient is used for the treatment of advanced renal cell (kidney) cancer and for the treatment of advanced soft tissue sarcoma in people who have received... Continue Reading

Vectibix® (10-19-2010)

Class: Targeted Therapy Generic Name: Panitumumab Trade Name: Vectibix® For which conditions is this drug approved? Vectibix is indicated for the treatment of patients with wild-type KRAS (exon 2 in codons 12 or 13) metastatic colorectal cancer as determined... Continue Reading

vinorelbine tartrate (10-19-2010)

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Vinorelbine (vi-nor-EL-been), vinorelbine tartrate Trade Name: Navelbine® How is this drug used? Vinorelbine is FDA approved for the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Vinorelbine is approved for... Continue Reading

Viadur® (10-18-2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Leuprolide (LOO-proe-lide) Trade Name: Eligard®, Lupron®, Lupron Depot®, Viadur® How is this drug used? Leuprolide is FDA approved for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. It is important for patients... Continue Reading

Viadur® (10-18-2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Leuprolide (LOO-proe-lide) Trade Name: Eligard®, Lupron®, Lupron Depot®, Viadur® How is this drug used? Leuprolide is FDA approved for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. It is important for patients... Continue Reading

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