antiemetic

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antiemetic

(ˌæntɪɪˈmɛtɪk)
adj
(Medicine) preventing vomiting
n
(Pharmacology) any antiemetic drug, such as promethazine or metoclopramide
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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
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Translations
antiemetikum

an·ti·e·met·ic

n. antiemético, medicamento usado en la prevención de náusea.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

antiemetic

adj & n antiemético
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Summary: The dietary supplements and anti-emetic medications are expected to generate significant revenue over the forecast in the global hyperemesis gravidarum treatment market, followed by prokinetic agents.
Anti-emetic drugs (to prevent further vomiting), anti-diarrheal medications, subcutaneous fluids, or intravenous (IV) fluids might be necessary to get the dog or puppy back on the road to recovery.
It is claimed to be antiseptic, antispasmodic, antidiarrhoeal, antimicrobial, anti-emetic, anti-putrescent, anti-oxidant, astringent, carminative, digestive, aphrodisiac, parasiticide, cardiac and a respiratory stimulant, an antidote for poisons and a vermifuge.
Adults can take antidiarrhoeal and anti-emetic (antivomiting) medication - these aren't suitable for everyone though, so you should check the medicine leaflet or ask your pharmacist or GP for advice before trying them.
The company further intends to expand its portfolio by adding anti-cancer, anti-malarial, vaccines and anti-emetic drugs.
A prospective observational survey was conducted on 90 breast cancer patients on AC (Adriamycin/Doxorubicin, Cyclophosphamide) therapy at the dose of 60/600mg/m2 with prophylactic anti-emetic treatment as per ESMO guidelines for moderately emetogenic therapy at Cancer Hospital Jamshoro Pakistan through a purposive sampling method from 01-01-2016 to 31-12-2016.
There were statistically significant differences between placebo and both doses of CR845 with respect to the total use of anti-emetic medication over the first 24 hours post-surgery.
Patients with ASA grade [greater than or equal to] III, major systemic illness, those taking medications with anti-emetic effects were excluded from the study.
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A phase II randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study of 6-gingerol as an anti-emetic in solid tumour patients receiving moderately to highly emetogenic chemotherapy.