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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These are anti-nausea drugs that can help to reduce feelings of nausea or vomiting.
Anti-nausea drugs (such as chlorpromazine, Compro, and Reglan) help with bouts of vomiting.
Patients were also excluded if they had taken any drugs, including antiemesis or anti-nausea drugs, other than acetaminophen or ibuprofen in the preceding 48 hours.
The study was funded by Pfizer Animal Health, which produced the antibiotic and anti-nausea drugs that were tested.
Many doctors will avoid prescribing anti-nausea drugs to pregnant women before they are 12 to 14 weeks along, for fear of harming the developing fetus.