antiemetic

NOUN
  1. a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting
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How To Use antiemetic In A Sentence

  • The potential benefits of medicinal Cannabis for people living with cancer include antiemetic effects, appetite stimulation, pain relief, and improved sleep. Russ Belville: Top Ten Cannabis Science Stories of 2011
  • ‘Until the development of rapid-onset anti-emetic drug delivery systems, there will likely remain a subpopulation of patients for whom standard antiemetic therapy is ineffective and who suffer from debilitating emesis.’
  • There are very effective anti-sickness (antiemetic) drugs to prevent or reduce nausea and vomiting (SL!) Hollye Harrington Jacobs: Breast Cancer Chemotherapy: Everything You Wish You Didn't Need to Know
  • Cannabinoids have been found to have an antiemetic effect...but paradoxically chronic cannabis use results in hyperemesis.
  • Moreover, the confusion lasting for only 48 hours might have been the result of using antiemetics in a patient who had been vomiting almost hourly for 24 hours.
  • Metoclopramide, droperidol, prochlorperazine, and promethazine are commonly chosen rescue antiemetics.
  • Oral fluids and antiemetic suppositories, if needed, should result in an uneventful recovery in about 36 hours.
  • A retrospective evaluation of the financial impact of ketorolac in hospital inpatients showed that it was associated with reduced lengths of stay and reduced use of narcotic, antipruritic, and antiemetic drugs.
  • It displays diuretic, anodyne, styptic, digestive, antihelminthic, expectorant, antipyretic, and antiemetic properties.
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting are common and usually managed using oral antiemetics, rehydration solutions, and antidiarrhoeal agents.
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