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antiemetic

(ˌæntɪɪˈmɛtɪk)
adj
(Medicine) preventing vomiting
n
(Pharmacology) any antiemetic drug, such as promethazine or metoclopramide
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Nausea and vomiting can be controlled with anti-emetics while vestibular suppressants such as sedatives and antihistamines and scopolamine reduce vertigo.
Kevin was then discharged with a prescription for anti-emetics and pain medication.
Patients in pain are frequently also prescribed muscle relaxants such as Robaxin[R] and Flexeril[R]; anti-anxiety agents such as Valium[R], Sinequan[R], Vistaril[R], Ativan[R], and Xanax[R]; hypnotics such as Halcion[R], Restoril[R], Chloralhydrate[R], Dalmane[R], and Doral[R]; and anti-emetics such as Zofran[R], Compazine[R], Phenergan[R], Tigan[R], and Marinol[R].
Circulating GDF15 concentrations were identified in women reporting vomiting in the second trimester of pregnancy and were higher in women taking anti-emetics but lower in those women reporting no nausea or vomiting (2).
None of the patients required additional or rescue anti-emetics. There was no statistically significant difference in the efficacy of Ondansetron and Granisetron in reducing both early and delayed post-operative nausea and vomiting.
Both ESPGHAN/ESPID as well as NICE treatment guidelines recommend against the routine use of antibiotics and anti-emetics, while the ESPGHAN/ESPID guidelines strongly recommend the use of probiotics for the management of AGE.17,18 Our study shows that as per treatment guidelines, probiotics are given to 62.9% patients.
Intravenous fluids, anti-emetics and pain relief are essential.
Anti-emetics (none of them worked for me, by the way, so you may want to save yourself the bother).
Rescue anti-emetics were also allowed at any time during the study at request of patient or physician discretion.
It has been observed that even when patients receive anti-emetics during surgery, there are 26% patients who still require additional treatment in the post-operative period, and 40% of patients are those who even require additional treatment for this complaint following discharge5.
These data further support the efficacy of the product that has earlier been indicated to prevent PONV alone, and in combination with standard anti-emetics in pivotal Phase three prophylaxis studies.
Prescribe timed anti-emetics and proton pump inhibitors to break the cycle.