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  1. ValacyclovirValacyclovir
    Valacyclovir Generic Name: Valacyclovir (VAL-ay-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: ValtrexValacyclovir is used for:Treating shingles (herpes zoster), cold sores (fever blisters or herpes labialis), and treating, suppressing, or reducing transmission of genital herpes in patients with normal immune systems. It is also used to treat chickenpox in children and teenagers. It is also used to sup...
  2. Valacyclovir hydrochlorideValacyclovir hydrochloride
    Valacyclovir hydrochlorideBrand names: ValtrexWhy is Valacyclovir hydrochloride prescribed?Valtrex is used to treat certain herpes infections, including herpes zoster (the painful rash known as shingles), genital herpes, and herpes cold sores on the face and lips.Most important fact about Valacyclovir hydrochlorideValtrex should not be used by anyone with a weak immune ...
  3. Valacyclovir HydrochlorideValacyclovir Hydrochloride
    Valacyclovir HydrochloridePronunciation: (VAL-ay-SYE-kloe-vir HYE-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: Antiherpes virus agentTrade Names:Valtrex- Tablets 500 mg- Tablets 1 gPharmacologyConverted to acyclovir, which then inhibits viral DNA replication by interfering with viral DNA polymerase.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionRapidly absorbed from the GI tract. Bioavailability is about 55%.C max...
  4. ValcyteValcyte
    ValcyteGeneric Name: valganciclovir ( val gan SYE kloe veer)Brand Names: ValcyteWhat is Valcyte (valganciclovir)?Valganciclovir is an antiviral drug. It works by preventing viral cells from multiplying in your body. Valganciclovir will not cure CMV but it can help control the infection.Valganciclovir treats cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection of the eye in patients with acquired immunod...
  5. ValcyteValcyte
    ValcyteGeneric name: ValganciclovirBrand names: ValcyteWhy is Valcyte prescribed?Valcyte tablets are used in the treatment of an eye disease called cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis, one of the many infections that take hold when the immune system is undermined by AIDS.Valcyte is also used to prevent CMV disease in people who've had a kidney, heart, or kidney-pancreas transpl...
  6. ValcyteValcyte
    ValcyteGeneric Name: valganciclovir (Oral route)val-gan-SYE-kloe-virOral routeTabletPowder for SolutionThe clinical toxicity of valganciclovir hydrochloride, which is metabolized to ganciclovir, includes granulocytopenia, anemia and thrombocytopenia. In animal studies, ganciclovir was carcinogenic, teratogenic and caused aspermatogenesis .The clinical toxicity of valganciclovir, which ...
  7. ValcyteValcyte
    Valcyte Generic Name: Valganciclovir (VAL-gan-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: ValcyteValcyte is changed into another medicine, ganciclovir, in the body. It may cause severe blood side effects (eg, low platelets, low white blood cell counts, anemia). Contact your doctor right away if you develop unusual fatigue, easy bruising or bleeding, or signs of an infection (eg, fever, chills, persistent so...
  8. Valcyte SolutionValcyte Solution
    Valcyte SolutionGeneric Name: Valganciclovir (VAL-gan-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: ValcyteValcyte Solution is changed into another medicine, ganciclovir, in the body. It may cause severe blood side effects (eg, low platelets, low white blood cell counts, anemia). Contact your doctor right away if you develop unusual fatigue, easy bruising or bleeding, or signs of an infection (eg, fever, chill...
  9. valdecoxibvaldecoxib
    valdecoxibGeneric Name: valdecoxib (val deh COCK sib)Brand Names: BextraWhat is valdecoxib?Valdecoxib (Bextra) was withdrawn from the U.S. market in 2005.Valdecoxib is in a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Valdecoxib works by reducing substances in the body that cause inflammation, pain, and fever.Valdecoxib is used to reduce pain, inflammation, ...
  10. valdecoxibvaldecoxib
    valdecoxib (Oral route)val-de-KOX-ibOral routeTabletSerious skin reactions (eg, toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and erythema multiforme) have been reported in patients receiving valdecoxib. Some of these reactions have resulted in death.Patients appear to be at higher risk for these events within the first 2 weeks of treatment, but these may occur at any time during...
  11. valerianvalerian
    valerianGeneric Name: valerian (vah LEH ree un)Brand names: Valerian Root, ValerianWhat is valerian?The use of valerian in cultural and traditional settings may differ from concepts accepted by current Western medicine. When considering the use of herbal supplements, consultation with a primary health care professional is advisable. Additionally, consultation with a practitioner traine...
  12. ValerianValerian
    Valerian Generic Name: Valerian (Not applicable.)Brand Name: Generics only. No brands available.Valerian is used for:Nervousness, restlessness, and sleep problems. It may also have other uses. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use.Valerian is an herbal product. It works by increasing certain substances in the brain, which produces a ...
  13. valganciclovirvalganciclovir
    valganciclovirGeneric Name: valganciclovir ( val gan SYE kloe veer)Brand Names: ValcyteWhat is valganciclovir?Valganciclovir is an antiviral drug. It works by preventing viral cells from multiplying in your body. Valganciclovir will not cure CMV but it can help control the infection.Valganciclovir treats cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection of the eye in patients with acquired immunodefic...
  14. ValganciclovirValganciclovir
    ValganciclovirBrand names: ValcyteWhy is Valganciclovir prescribed?Valcyte tablets are used in the treatment of an eye disease called cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis, one of the many infections that take hold when the immune system is undermined by AIDS.Valcyte is also used to prevent CMV disease in people who've had a kidney, heart, or kidney-pancreas transplant. Valcyte is ...
  15. valganciclovirvalganciclovir
    valganciclovir (Oral route)val-gan-SYE-kloe-virOral routeTabletPowder for SolutionThe clinical toxicity of valganciclovir hydrochloride, which is metabolized to ganciclovir, includes granulocytopenia, anemia and thrombocytopenia. In animal studies, ganciclovir was carcinogenic, teratogenic and caused aspermatogenesis .The clinical toxicity of valganciclovir, which is metabolized to gancicl...