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Miscellaneous antiemetics

What are Miscellaneous antiemetics?

Antiemetics are used to treat nausea and vomiting. Vomiting is controlled by the vomiting center in the medulla. The vomiting center is activated by either one of four trigger zones: chemoreceptor trigger zone, vestibular nuclei, cerebral cortex and gastrointestinal tract. The cerebral cortex activates vomiting from smell, thought and so on. Different classes of antiemetics drugs are classified by their different mechanism of actions. The classes include 5HT3 receptor antagonist, anticholinergic antiemetics, NK1 receptor antagonist and phenothiazine antiemetics. Antiemetics that do not fall into these classes are classified as miscellaneous antiemetics.

List of Miscellaneous antiemetics:

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Drug Name Avg. Rating Reviews
Ativan (Pro)
Generic name: lorazepam
8.0
440 reviews
Reglan (Pro)
Generic name: metoclopramide
3.9
304 reviews
Diclegis (Pro)
Generic name: doxylamine / pyridoxine
7.0
111 reviews
Emetrol
Generic name: phosphorated carbohydrate solution
8.5
45 reviews
Bonjesta (Pro)
Generic name: doxylamine / pyridoxine
7.7
28 reviews
Marinol (Pro)
Generic name: dronabinol
8.5
27 reviews
Lorazepam Intensol (Pro)
Generic name: lorazepam
8.6
14 reviews
Cesamet (Pro)
Generic name: nabilone
7.3
2 reviews
Metozolv ODT (Pro)
Generic name: metoclopramide
5.0
1 review
Syndros (Pro)
Generic name: dronabinol
No reviews
Formula EM
Generic name: phosphorated carbohydrate solution
No reviews
Barhemsys (Pro)
Generic name: amisulpride
No reviews
Akynzeo (Pro)
Generic name: netupitant / palonosetron
No reviews
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