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Antiemetics Summary

Description: Drugs used to prevent NAUSEA or VOMITING. Antiemetics act by a wide range of mechanisms. Some act on the medullary control centers (the vomiting center and the chemoreceptive trigger zone) while others affect the peripheral receptors.

Also Known As: Anti-emetics; Antiemetic Agents; Antiemetic Drugs; Agents, Antiemetic; Anti emetics Show All >>

Networked: 1430 relevant articles (149 outcomes, 159 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Antiemetics is Relevant

  1. Vomiting : 81 outcomes 91 studies in 744 results
  2. Nausea : 58 outcomes 60 studies in 582 results
  3. Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) : 36 outcomes 27 studies in 257 results
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 12 outcomes 17 studies in 160 results
  5. Pain (Aches) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 126 results
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Drugs Related to Antiemetics

  1. Ondansetron (Zofran)
  2. Granisetron (Kytril)
  3. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine)
  4. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)
  5. Metoclopramide (Reglan)
  6. Droperidol
  7. aprepitant (Emend)
  8. Cisplatin (Platino)
  9. Analgesics (Analgesic Drugs)
  10. Serotonin Antagonists
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Therapies Related to Antiemetics

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Analgesia
  3. Gynecologic Surgical Procedures (Gynecologic Surgery)
  4. Acupressure (Shiatsu)
  5. Radiotherapy
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