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Related to Odansetron: hyoscine, ondansetron HCl

antiemetic

 [an″te-e-met´ik]
1. useful in the treatment of vomiting.
2. an agent that relieves vomiting.

ondansetron

/on·dan·se·tron/ (on-dan´sĕ-tron) an antiemetic used as the hydrochloride salt, in conjunction with cancer chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or after surgery.

ondansetron

(ŏn-dăn′sĭ-trŏn′)
n.
A selective serotonin receptor antagonist, C18H19N3O, used in its hydrochloride form to prevent nausea and vomiting, especially when occurring postoperatively or as a result of chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

ondansetron

Oncology A selective serotonin S3 receptor antagonist used to ameliorate chemotherapy-induced N&V. See Chemotherapy-induced emesis.

ondansetron

A serotonin antagonist drug used to relieve nausea and vomiting caused by anticancer chemotherapy and radiotherapy and to prevent sickness after surgery. A brand name is Zofran.

ondansetron

a serotonergic antagonist, used as an antiemetic in chemotherapy.
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Starting April 1, 2002, hospitals participating in Premier's Rational Choice Rx Program can receive enhanced competitive contract pricing for odansetron HCl (brand name, Zofran(R)) for nausea and vomiting and simvastatin (brand name, Zocor(R)) for high cholesterol.