trimethobenzamide

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trimethobenzamide

 [tri-meth″o-ben´zah-mīd]
an antiemetic administered orally, intramuscularly, or rectally as the hydrochloride salt.

trimethobenzamide

/tri·meth·o·ben·za·mide/ (-meth″o-ben´zah-mīd) an antiemetic, used as the hydrochloride salt.

trimethobenzamide (trīmeth´ō-ben´zəmīd´),

n brand name: Arrestin, Bio-Gan, Stemetic, Ticon, Tigan, T-Gen, Triban, others;
drug class: antiemetic;
action: acts centrally by blocking the chemoreceptor trigger zone, which in turn acts on vomiting center;
uses: treatment of nausea and vomiting and prevention of postoperative vomiting.

trimethobenzamide

an ethanolamine derivative; a strong antidopaminergic antagonist which is used as a central antiemetic.
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Suppositories containing trimethobenzamide, a sedating antihistamine, have been used to treat nausea and vomiting in children and adults and have been marketed under trade names that include Tigan, Tebamide, T-Gen, Trimazide, and Trimethobenz.
Suppositories containing trimethobenzamide, a sedating antihistamine, have been marketed under trade names that include Tigan, Tebamide, T-Gen, Trimazide, and Trimethobenz.