antiemetic drug


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Related to antiemetic drug: pentobarbital, metoclopramide
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Noun1.antiemetic drug - a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomitingantiemetic drug - 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
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The results of the present study indicated that the prophylactic infusion of low doses of ephedrine (10 mg) and phenylephrine (125 [micro]g) before spinal anesthesia for cesarean section, caused a significant decrease in the frequency and severity of maternal hypotension, need for vasoactive drugs, nausea, vomiting, need for antiemetic drug, and an increase in the Apgar score of neonates.
M2 PHARMA-June 27, 2017-Global Antiemetic Drug Market to Grow at a CAGR of 6%, 2017-2021, Research and Markets Forecasts
While cannabis can cause addiction, it is ranked less addictive than tobacco, alcohol and another antiemetic drug also used for recreational purposes, ketamine (Nutt et al 2007).
All patients received an antiemetic drug on the first day of each chemotherapy cycle.
The antiemetic drug rolapitant (Varubi) is used, in combination with other antiemetics, for patients receiving antineoplastics.
The adjunctive use of the disposable, noninvasive Pressure Right P6 stimulation strip enhanced the emetic efficacy of the most frequently used Zofran and Dexamethasone prophylactic antiemetic drug combination.
The product is a proprietary, extended-release, once-daily oral pill formulation of the antiemetic drug, ondansetron, targeting multiple gastrointestinal indications.
So far, the reasons for this variability in antiemetic drug response are largely unknown.
1) Rescue antiemetic drug use was monitored immediately after surgery at zero to two hours, two to six hours, six to 24 hours and more than 24 hours postsurgery.
Dexamethasone was first reported to be an effective antiemetic drug in patients receiving cancer chemotherapy.