antiemetic

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Antiemetics serve a vital role in reducing the risk of nausea and vomiting, said Alton Kremer, Deputy President, Oncology PCU and Chief Medical Officer, Global Oncology Business Unit, Eisai Inc.
in the field of Serotinin Antagonist Antiemetic and Antinauseants in Pakistan, where the preliminary examination of premerger application revealed that GSK holds a dominant position, and with the proposed acquisition.
Therefore, Propofol plays a role in this procedure because of the antiemetic properties along with antiemetic drugs such as Serotonin antagonists (Ondansetron) and Dexamethasone and Metoclopramide corticosteroids.
Zoltan Medgyessy of the Berolina Clinic in Lohne, Germany demonstrated in a trial that pressure to the P6 antiemetic point on the inner wrist with an acupressure wristband is an effective and quick therapy for relieving nausea of migraine sufferers.
1,2) The plant is reported to have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anticarcinogenic, antidiabetic, antilypidemic and antiemetic effects.
Serotonin antagonists are found to be very effective in controlling CINV and are used along with dexamethasone as a potent antiemetic regimen in chemotherapy.
However, none of these trials were done in conjunction with modern antiemetics, such as the 5-hydroxytryptamine-3 (5-[HT.
Furthermore, this dose of propofol exhibits greater antiemetic efficiency than do traditional antiemetics (metoclopramide and droperidol) (27).
To determine whether antiemetics reduce vomiting and decrease need for further intervention without significant adverse effects, University of North Carolina researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective controlled trials evaluating medication use in children with vomiting from gastroenteritis.
Eighteen patients in Group A (90%), 10 in Group B (50%) and 11 in Group C (55%) required rescue antiemetics (Table III).
Since its release in 1970, droperidol had been one of the preferred antiemetics for the prevention and treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) and also had been used to treat hyperemesis gravidarum (HG).
Patients who met these criteria completed a 5-week run-in period of acute therapy (triptans, NSAIDs, antiemetics, and rescue medications as needed).
Interestingly, no patients in group 1 required antiemetics, whereas 4 patients in group 2, who were given intravenous or intramuscular narcotics, received antiemetic medications.
The SNBL subsidiaries specialize in nasal drug delivery: Translational Research has expertise in drug delivery technologies designed for insulin, morphine and antiemetics, while Bioactis has developed Fit-lizer, a proprietary medical device for delivering agents to the nose.