diphenidol

diphenidol

 [di-fen´ĭ-dol]
an antiemetic, used as the base or as the hydrochloride or pamoate salt in treatment of vertigo and to control nausea and vomiting.

diphenidol

/di·phen·i·dol/ (di-fen´ĭ-dōl) an antiemetic, used as the base or as the hydrochloride or pamoate salt in the treatment of vertigo and to control nausea and vomiting.

diphenidol

used as the hydrochloride for control of nausea and vomiting; it has an antivertigo effect on the vestibular apparatus, inhibiting the chemoreceptor trigger zone to control nausea and vomiting, thus preventing motion sickness.