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(chiefly of a drug) preventing vomiting.
- ‘Its action on the dopamine-receptors in the chemo-emetic trigger zone produces an anti-emetic effect.’
- ‘Meta-analysis has documented the value of psycho educational information in reducing hospital length of stay; medical complications; use of pain, anxiety, and anti-emetic medications; and productive time lost after discharge.’
- ‘She had been given anti-emetic medication before getting up, so the nurse gave her a cool cloth and sat holding her steady in a sitting, head-down position.’
- ‘In a recent study, ginger failed to demonstrate an anti-emetic effect following laparoscopic surgery.’
- ‘They wish to vomit in private and probably will refuse an anti-emetic medication.’
- ‘It isn't much fun in the dive boat with people throwing up all over you, and they can get narked on their cocktail of anti-emetic pills.’
- ‘The mechanism underlying ginger's anti-emetic activity is not clearly understood, but the aromatic, spasmolytic, carminative, and absorbent properties of ginger suggest it has direct effects on the gastrointestinal tract.’
- ‘‘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.’’
- ‘Worried about the side effects of the medication, Claudia researched the indications for use of the drug and found that it was an anti-psychotic, anti-emetic mental health prescription drug.’
- ‘Therefore, liberal use of anti-emetic agents provides substantial relief.’
- ‘The authors concluded, ‘Because anti-emetic interventions are similarly effective and act independently, the safest or least expensive should be used first’.’
- ‘But today, through the proper use of anti-emetic drugs, you can stop nausea becoming a major issue, though you cannot get rid of it completely.’
- ‘Premedication with appropriate anti-emetic therapy should be given as well as attention to appropriate hydration.’
- ‘Progress has been made in the development of new anti-emetic drugs (emesis = vomiting), particularly the serotonin antagonists which are potent inhibitors of chemotherapy-induced vomiting.’
- ‘Lu never used expensive anti-emetic medicine as recommended by doctors, and got through six chemotherapy sessions.’
An anti-emetic drug.
- ‘Therefore, an anti-emetic (a drug that prevents vomiting) is usually given to avoid these side effects.’
- ‘It is widely known that cannabis is the most effective anti-emetic (vomit-stopping) drug ever encountered.’
- ‘I desperately dosed myself up with just about everything I could find in the magic medical pack the BBC issues to journalists travelling abroad - antibiotics, anti-emetics, Auntie Ediths - you name it, I took it.’
- ‘In fact it is now a well-established scientific fact that dagga is a powerful anti-emetic (remedy for vomiting).’
- ‘Take Stanley, a therapist, who presided over the death of a patient who swallowed 15 Seconal tablets (a barbiturate), but who failed to take an anti-emetic, to prevent vomiting.’
- ‘One of the most unfortunate and best known examples of this was the mild sedative and anti-emetic Thalidomide.’
- ‘The doctors and nurses will provide you with a prescription for medicines to help control the nausea and vomiting called anti-emetics.’
- ‘Many anti-emetics are also sedatives, so it's advisable not to drive or use machinery after taking them.’
- ‘Appropriate premedication with anti-emetic agents is important for patient comfort.’
- ‘Several nutritional and botanical options exist for the treatment of renal disease, including antioxidants, immune modulators, antimicrobials, anti-emetics, and appetite stimulants.’
- ‘An animal with renal failure that is vomiting may benefit from herbs that calm the digestive tract and function as anti-emetics, such as peppermint, chamomile, ginger, and wild bergamot.’
- ‘Do the critics know that it is taken along with anti-emetic tablets?’
- ‘It is worth noting that there haven't yet been many studies to test the safety of anti-emetics in pregnancy, and it is generally best to avoid taking medicines during pregnancy.’
- ‘A potential complication, dystonic reactions-oculogyric crisis, must be considered when prescribing anti-emetics.’
- ‘Well, we drop the alcohol by volume to 7.5 per cent, we up the anti-emetics to avoid vomiting, and we keep the same great flavour.’
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