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antiemetic

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

Oncology A selective serotonin S3 receptor antagonist used to ameliorate chemotherapy-induced N&V. See Chemotherapy-induced emesis.
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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.
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One patient in the popliteal block group required an additional 4 mg dose of odansetron for continued nausea.
The study found that odansetron (Zofran) is safe and effective in young children who vomit and are dehydrated.
Farmacologia del sindrome de Charles Bonnet Risperidona (55) Antipsicoticos Haloperidol (2-4,10,56) Sulpiride (57) Melperone (32) Olanzapina (59) Anticonvulsivos Carbamacepina (2-4,9,14,44,64,65) Valproato de sodio (2-4,9,65-66) Gabapentin (3,12,67) Clonacepam (3,9,65) Fenitoina (21) Antagonistas Odansetron (4,60,61,62) serotonina Cisapride (12,3,61) Mirtazapina (63) Otros Donepezilo (68)
71% and 55%, respectively, of those on odansetron, a significant difference.