Antiemetic

Antiemetic

[an-tee-uh-met-ik, an-tahy-]
An anti-emetic is a drug that is effective against vomiting and nausea. Anti-emetics are typically used to treat motion sickness and the side effects of opioid analgesics, general anaesthetics and chemotherapy directed against cancer.

Types of Anti-emetics

Antiemetics include:

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