serotonin antagonist


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Related to serotonin antagonist: Serotonin syndrome, Dopamine antagonist

serotonin antagonist

Any of a class of medications used to treat or prevent nausea and vomiting. Examples are ondansetron (Zofran) and granisetron (Kytril).
See also: antagonist
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There are some differences in metabolism and receptor specificities among the different serotonin antagonists.
Important Pen-Delivered Drug Classes Anticholonergics Dopamine Receptors Hematopoietics Human Growth Hormone Immune Modulators Insulins and Antihyperglycemics Parathyroid Hormone Reproductive Hormones Serotonin Antagonists Sympathomimetics
Serotonin antagonists seem to increase slow-wave sleep and enhance sleep continuity while having little impact on sleep latency.
TABLE 56 NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF SEROTONIN ANTAGONISTS 81
In particular, the ubiquitous use of serotonin antagonists is evidenced by the number of products in this drug class.
This patent provides VIVUS with broad patent protection for oral administration of serotonin antagonists, specifically 5-HT3 antagonists, to treat premature ejaculation (PE) in men.
The investment will enable Immune Control to develop and test serotonin antagonists as treatments for diseases marked by aberrant immune activation.

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