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What is the generic name for Anzemet?

Dolasetron (5-HT3 Receptor Antagonist)

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What is the generic name for Sancuso?

Granisetron (used to be called Kytril) (5-HT3 Receptor Antagonist)

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What is the generic name for Zofran?

Ondansetron (5-HT3 Receptor Antagonist)

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What is the generic name for Zuplenz?

Ondansetron Oral Soluble Film (5-HT3 Receptor Antagonist)

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What is a common ADR with the 5-HT3 Receptor Antagonists?

Headaches, Diarrhea

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What is the generic name for Aloxi?

Palonosetron (5-HT3 Receptor Antagonist)

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What is the generic name for Emend?

Aprepitant (Substance P/Neurokinin-1 (NK-1) Receptor Antagonist)

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What is the generic name for Reglan?

Metoclopramide (DA-Blocking Agent)

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What is the generic name for Compazine?

Prochlorperazine (Phenothiazine (DA-blocking agent))

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What is the generic name for Phenergan?

Promethazine (Phenothiazine (DA-blocking agent))

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What is the generic name for Tigan?

Trimethobenzamide (Anticholinergic/Antimuscarinic)

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What is the generic name for Antivert?

Rx Meclizine (Anticholinergic/Antimuscarinic)

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What is the generic name for Unisom?

Doxylamine (Anticholinergic/Antimuscarinic)

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What is the generic name for Emetrol?

Phosphorated carbohydrates (careful with diabetics, will raise BG)

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What is the generic name for Marinol?

Dronabinol (Cannabinoid Receptor Agonist) C-III

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How is Aprepitant used?

NOT indicated for monotherapy: aprepitant should only be used in combination with 5-HT3 receptor antagonist and a corticosteroid (studies used it with dexamethasone + ondansetron)

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What toxicity needs to be monitored for Reglan (Metoclopramide)?

Tardive Dyskinesia (TD) since it is a DA-blocking agent

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What is the generic name for Cesamet?

Nabilone (Cannabinoid Receptor Agonist) C-II

19

Which 5-HT3 antagonist comes in a patch form?

Granisetron

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Which agent should not be co-administered with apomorphine because of severe hypotensive effects that may result if used together?

Ondansetron

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Which class of antiemetics should a patient avoid if he is taking donepezil for Alzheimer's Disease?

Anticholinergics

22

Which antiemetic should a patient avoid if she is not well-controlled on a Parkinson's Disease medication that is making her nauseous?

Metoclopramide

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Which agents would you recommend to be used with doxylamine for your pregnant patient who is experiencing hyperemesis gravidum (extreme N/V during pregnancy)?

Pyridoxine