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  1. ValganciclovirValganciclovir
    Valganciclovir Generic Name: Valganciclovir (VAL-gan-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: ValcyteValganciclovir 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,...
  2. Valganciclovir SolutionValganciclovir Solution
    Valganciclovir SolutionGeneric Name: Valganciclovir (VAL-gan-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: ValcyteValganciclovir 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...
  3. ValganciclovirValganciclovir
    ValganciclovirPronunciation: (val-gan-SYE-kloe-vir)Class: Antiviral agentTrade Names:Valcyte- Tablets 450 mg- Powder for oral solution 50 mg/mLPharmacologyValganciclovir is a prodrug of ganciclovir, which inhibits cytomegalovirus (CMV) replication by inhibition of viral DNA synthesis.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionWell absorbed from the GI tract. Bioavailability is approximate...
  4. ValisoneValisone
    ValisoneGeneric Name: betamethasone (Topical application route)bay-ta-METH-a-sone VAL-er-ateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.BetamethacotBeta-ValLuxiqQualisoneValisoneIn CanadaBetacort Scalp LotionBetnovateBetnovate-1/2Celestoderm-VCelestoderm-V/2Ectosone Mild-LotionEctosone Regular-CreamEctosone Regular-LotionEctosone Scalp LotionMetaderm Mild...
  5. ValiumValium
    ValiumGeneric name: DiazepamBrand names: ValiumWhy is Valium prescribed?Valium is used in the treatment of anxiety disorders and for short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety. It belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines.It is also used to relieve the symptoms of acute alcohol withdrawal, to relax muscles, to relieve the uncontrolled muscle movements caused by...
  6. Valium InjectionValium Injection
    ValiumGeneric Name: diazepam (Injection route)dye-AZ-e-pamCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ValiumAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionEmulsionTherapeutic Class: AntianxietyPharmacologic Class: Benzodiazepine, Long ActingUses For ValiumDiazepam injection is used to relieve symptoms of anxiety and alcohol withdrawal. It may also be used to treat certain seizure diso...
  7. ValiumValium
    ValiumGeneric Name: diazepam (Oral route)dye-AZ-e-pamCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Diazepam IntensolValiumAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSolutionCapsule, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: AntianxietyPharmacologic Class: Benzodiazepine, Long ActingUses For ValiumDiazepam is used to relieve symptoms of anxiety and alcohol withdrawal. This medicine may al...
  8. ValiumValium
    Valium Generic Name: Diazepam (dye-AZ-e-pam)Brand Name: ValiumValium is used for:Treating anxiety disorders or for the short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety. It is also used to relieve certain types of muscle spasms and to treat symptoms of alcohol withdrawal (eg, agitation, tremor, hallucinations). Valium is also used with other medicines to treat certain types of seizure...
  9. Valorin ExtraValorin Extra
    Valorin ExtraGeneric Name: acetaminophen and caffeine (a SEET a MIN oh fen and KAF een)Brand Names: Excedrin Quick Tab Peppermint, Excedrin Quick Tab Spearmint, Excedrin Tension Headache, Excedrin Tension Headache Caplet, Excedrin Tension Headache Express Gels, Excedrin Tension Headache Geltab, Valorin ExtraWhat is Valorin Extra (acetaminophen and caffeine)?Acetaminophen is a pain rel...
  10. ValproateValproate
    Valproate Generic Name: Valproate (VAL-proe-ate)Brand Name: DepaconLife-threatening liver failure has occurred in patients taking Valproate . Children younger than 2 years old are at increased risk of developing life-threatening liver damage, especially those on more than 1 medicine to treat seizures and those with metabolic disorders, severe seizure disorders accompanied by retardation, o...
  11. Valproate SyrupValproate Syrup
    Valproate SyrupGeneric Name: Valproic Acid (val-PROE-ik AS-id)Brand Name: DepakeneSevere and sometimes fatal liver problems have occurred with the use of Valproate Syrup. The risk is greater in children younger than 2 years old, especially those who have metabolic disorders, seizure disorders with mental retardation, brain disease, or who take multiple seizure medicines.When liver proble...
  12. valproate sodium Intravenousvalproate sodium Intravenous
    valproate sodium (Intravenous route)VAL-proe-ate SOE-dee-umIntravenous routeSolutionHEPATOTOXICITYHepatic failure resulting in fatalities has occurred in patients receiving valproic acid and its derivatives. Experience has indicated that children under the age of two years are at a considerably increased risk of developing fatal hepatotoxicity, especially those on multiple anticonvulsa...
  13. valproic acidvalproic acid
    valproic acidGeneric Name: valproic acid (val PRO ik A sid)Brand names: Depakene, Stavzor, DepaconWhat is valproic acid?Valproic acid affects chemicals in the body that may be involved in causing seizures.Valproic acid is used to treat various types of seizure disorders. Valproic acid is sometimes used together with other seizure medications.Valproic acid may also be used for other...
  14. Valproic acidValproic acid
    Valproic acidBrand names: DepakeneWhy is Valproic acid prescribed?Depakene, an epilepsy medicine, is used to treat certain types of seizures and convulsions. It may be prescribed alone or with other anticonvulsant medications.Most important fact about Valproic acidDepakene can cause serious, even fatal, liver damage, especially during the first 6 months of treatment. Ch...
  15. valproic acidvalproic acid
    valproic acid (Oral route)val-PROE-ik AS-idOral routeSyrupCapsule, Liquid FilledHepatotoxicityHepatic failure resulting in fatalities has occurred in patients receiving valproic acid and its derivatives. Experience has indicated that children under the age of two years are at a considerably increased risk of developing fatal hepatotoxicity, especially those on multiple anticonvulsants,...