emetic

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Synonyms for emetic

a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting

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Until reading of the success of the treatment at Coldbath-Fields Prison, the principal treatment had been cautious bloodletting, salt and mustard emetics, and mustard poultices.
18) Treatment class Treatment plan Bleeding and Stimulant Venesection (8 oz), salt and mustard emetics, hot water enemata, mustard cataplasms (externally), brandy, ammonia and cayenne pepper (internally).
The number of patients who suffered from emetic episodes was 9 in the placebo group as compared to 7 in the ondansetron group and 3 in the granisetron group.
Emetic stimuli entering the general circulation can trigger the nerve receptors in the CTZ directly because, unlike the rest of the central nervous system, this region of the brainstem has a reduced blood-brain barrier.
a 3-drug combination of 5HT3 serotonin receptor antagonist, dexamethasone and aprepitant on day 1 for chemotherapy agents with a high emetic risk, e.
When rushed to the emergency department during the emetic phase, CVS patients can present with blood in the vomitus due to prolapse gastropathy or Mallory-Weiss tears resulting from forceful heaves, erosive esophagitis, and aspiration.
The length of the recovery period reflects the adequacy of management of the emetic phase.
Hypovolemia and pain also have "powerful" emetic effects, he added.
After 10 mm, copper sulfate anhydride was administered orally in a dose of 50 mg/kg, then the number of retching (an emetic action without vomiting gastric materials) was recorded during the next to mm.
Other parameters that were assessed are number of emetic episodes, frequency of nausea and treatment related adverse effects between two groups in acute (0-24 hours) and delayed (>24-120 hours) phases of 1st and 2nd cycles of Cisplatin chemotherapy.
Researchers do not know which neurotransmitters are the most important in the brain's emetic center.
1) Intraoperative emetic episodes are not only uncomfortable to the patient but also disturbing to the surgeons rendering surgery more difficult and increasing the risk of visceral injuries.
Rescue antiemetic treatment was given with metoclopramide 10 mg i/v only when patient experienced nausea for 3 minutes or more than one emetic episode in 15 minutes.