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Nausea Medication: Antiemetics – Gastrointestinal Drugs

by Pravin Shukle, MD
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    The lecture Nausea Medication: Antiemetics – Gastrointestinal Drugs by Pravin Shukle, MD is from the course Gastrointestinal Pharmacology.


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    1. Blocks histamine receptor — type 1
    2. Blocks histamine receptor — type 2
    3. Blocks histamine receptor — type 3
    4. Blocks muscarinic-type acetylcholine receptors
    5. Activates histamine receptor — type 2
    1. Ondansetron — serotonin antagonist Dexamethasone — corticosteroid Dronabinol — cannabinoid
    2. Ondansetron — serotonin antagonist Dexamethasone — cannabinoid Dronabinol — corticosteroid
    3. Ondansetron — serotonin agonist Dexamethasone — mineralocorticoid Dronabinol — cannabinoid
    4. Ondansetron — serotonin agonist Dexamethasone — cannabinoid Dronabinol — corticosteroid
    5. Ondansetron — corticosteroid Dexamethasone — serotonin antagonist Dronabinol — cannabinoid
    1. Increase in appetite, good for weight maintenance
    2. Decrease in appetite, good for weight loss
    3. These medications provide euphoria, similar to marijuana use
    4. Decrease blood pressure, good for hypertensives
    5. These medications have no side effects
    1. It targets the area postrema in the brain
    2. It targets the NK-1 receptors in the GI
    3. It targets the serotonin receptors in the the brain
    4. It targets the nerves of the peripheral nervous system
    5. It targets all nausea receptors in the body equally

    Author of lecture Nausea Medication: Antiemetics – Gastrointestinal Drugs

     Pravin Shukle, MD

    Pravin Shukle, MD


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