antiemetic


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antiemetic

(ˌæntɪɪˈmɛtɪk)
adj
(Medicine) preventing vomiting
n
(Pharmacology) any antiemetic drug, such as promethazine or metoclopramide
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antiemetic - a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomitingantiemetic - a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting
dimenhydrinate, Dramamine - antihistamine and antiemetic (trade name Dramamine) used to treat motion sickness
Emetrol - trade name for an antiemetic drug that has a mint flavor
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
prochlorperazine - antipsychotic and antiemetic drug used to treat schizophrenia and to combat nausea and vomiting
Phenergan, promethazine - antihistamine (trade name Phenergan) used to treat allergies; also an antiemetic used to treat motion sickness
Translations
antiemetikum

an·ti·e·met·ic

n. antiemético, medicamento usado en la prevención de náusea.

antiemetic

adj & n antiemético
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Children with systemic disease, history of motion sickness, those receiving antiemetic, antihistamine or steroid drugs within 24 hours prior to surgery, or those with allergies to any of the drugs to be used were excluded from the study.
A major advantage of these antihistamines is that both have antiemetic properties that can reduce pregnancy-induced nausea and vomiting.
For example, a nurse may instruct a patient to have his antiemetic prescription filled prior to chemotherapy administration so that it is available if needed.
A single oral dose of the antiemetic ondansetron significantly reduced vomiting in children treated in a pediatric emergency room for gastroenteritis and mild-to-moderate dehydration, allowing more children to be rehydrated orally rather than intravenously, Dr.
Treatment of the marmoset included removal of the necrotic mucosal surface under anesthesia, local administration of acyclovir, and systemic application of antiemetic, antiphlogistic, and antibiotic agents.
An injectable antiemetic would lessen the duration of a spell.
Unimed currently markets Teveten(R) (eprosartan mesylate) for the treatment of hypertension, Marinol (dronabinol) as an appetite stimulant for people living with HIV disease and as an antiemetic for people with cancer, Anadrol(R)-50 (oxymetholone) for the treatment of various anemias, and Maxaquin(R) (lomefloxacin HCl), a broad-spectrum quinolone antibiotic, for both complicated and uncomplicated urinary tract infections.
This policy statement describes a method which is the Yuzpe 2 + 2 regimen; the use of two tablets of estradiol/levonorgestrel, with an antiemetic, followed by a second identical dose 12 hours later.
This includes basic and applied research on the synthesis or extraction, compounding, analysis, stability, pharmacology, side-effects and clinical use of anticancer drugs and adjuvants therapies such as antiemetic, analgesic or complementary medicines.
3-5] Activation of several receptors leads to nausea or vomiting; most antiemetic drugs exert their effects by blocking one or more of these receptors.
The primary endpoint was the successful resolution of the episode of PONV (no recurrence of vomiting or requirement for further antiemetic rescue) in the 24-hour period after treatment, termed a complete response.
There was limited evidence of an effect of ginger in relieving nausea, as there was for vitamin B6, antihistamines and antiemetic (anti-vomiting) drugs including the antenatal drug Debendox.