emesis

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Like chemotherapy-induced emesis, PONV is also believed to involve serotonin release and 5-HT3 receptor blockade.
Ondansetron selectively blocks the serotonin (subtype 5-HT3) receptor sites that are believed to mediate chemotherapy-induced emesis.
Scolnick also reviewed the progress of certain projects in the research pipeline, including VIOXX, as well as another COX-2 inhibitor, the substance P program for depression and chemotherapy-induced emesis, and other compounds for bacterial infections, asthma, several types of cancer, and infant diarrhea.
22, 1999--Based on data published in yesterday's issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, Merck announced today it will begin Phase III large-scale clinical studies with MK-869 (L-754,030) for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced emesis this year.
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