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anti-emetic

Saltos de línea: anti-emetic
Pronunciación: /antɪɪˈmɛtɪk
 
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Definición de anti-emetic en inglés:

adjetivo

(Chiefly of a drug) preventing vomiting.
Example sentences
  • 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.
  • 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.

sustantivo

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An anti-emetic drug.
Example sentences
  • Many anti-emetics are also sedatives, so it's advisable not to drive or use machinery after taking them.
  • The doctors and nurses will provide you with a prescription for medicines to help control the nausea and vomiting called anti-emetics.
  • A potential complication, dystonic reactions-oculogyric crisis, must be considered when prescribing anti-emetics.

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