Valdecoxib is a prescription drug used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms. It is classified as..
A quaternary ammonium anticholinergic with peripheral actions close to those of atropine...
Valproic acid (VPA) is a chemical compound that has found clinical use as an anticonvulsant and mood-stabilizing drug, primarily in the treatment of..
DPT (also DTP and DTwP) refers to a class of combination vaccines against three infectious diseases in humans: diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and..
Hepatitis A vaccine, (brand names include Havrix or Avaxim), is a vaccine against the hepatitis A virus. The vaccine protects against the virus..
Hepatitis B vaccine is a vaccine developed for the prevention of hepatitis B virus infection. The vaccine contains one of the viral envelope..
The MMR vaccine is a mixture of three live attenuated viruses, administered via injection for immunization against measles, mumps and rubella (also called..
Rabies vaccine is a vaccine used to control rabies. Rabies can be prevented by vaccination, both in humans and other animals...
Tetanus vaccine is a vaccine used against Clostridium tetani, the agent that causes tetanus.
It is a component of the DPT vaccine.
Typhoid vaccine is a vaccine used against typhoid.
* Ty21a, which is a live vaccine
Valsartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (more commonly called an "ARB", which stands for angiotensin receptor blocker), with particularly high affinity for..
Vancomycin is a glycopeptide antibiotic used in the prophylaxis and treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria. It has traditionally been reserved as..
Varicella-zoster immunoglobulins are used for passive immunisation against varicella. It is recommended for use in susceptible persons who are at high risk of..
Arginine vasopressin (AVP), also known as vasopressin, argipressin or antidiuretic hormone (ADH), is a hormone found in most mammals, including humans. Vasopressin is..
Vecuronium (Norcuron) is a muscle relaxant in the category of non-depolarizing blocking agents. Vecuronium bromide is indicated as an adjunct to general anesthesia,..
Venlafaxine (Effexor, Efexor, Trevilor, Alventa) is an arylalkanolamine serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). In children and adolescents, venlafaxine (like other anti-depressants) has a potential..
Verapamil (brand names: Isoptin, Verelan, Verelan PM, Calan, Bosoptin, Covera-HS) is an L-type calcium channel blocker of the phenylalkylamine class. It has been..
Vinblastine is an antimicrotubule drug used to treat certain kinds of cancer, including Hodgkin's lymphoma, non-small cell lung cancer, breast cancer, head and..
Vincristine (brand name, Oncovin), also known as leurocristine, is a vinca alkaloid from the Catharanthus roseus (Madagascar periwinkle), formerly Vinca rosea and hence..
Vinorelbine (Navelbine) is an anti-mitotic chemotherapy drug that is given as a treatment for some types of cancer, including breast cancer and non-small..