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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Patients were excluded if they were hypersensitive or had contraindication for the studied medications, received an antiemetic drug or steroid within 24 hours before anaesthesia, had a history of diabetes mellitus, or were pregnant and lactating.
If approved for marketing by the FDA, BEKINDA 24 mg could become the first 5-HT3 antiemetic drug in the U.S.
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).
At the end of the surgery, each patient received one kind of intravenous antiemetic drug including the combination of dexamethasone 8 mg and metoclopramide 10 mg [5], ondansetron 8 mg [6], or metoclopramide 10 mg alone.
Two trials were considered as having a high risk of reporting bias; one study [23] lacked final KPSs after chemotherapy and the other [26] lacked data on supportive treatment and emergency antiemetic drug use.
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.