ondansetron


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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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