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1

Chlorpromazine

centrally acting anticholinergic and anti dopaminergic
Treats hiccoughs

Chlor---anti chol

2

motion sickness

meclizine and cyclizine.....antihistamines

3

Droperidol

Blocks D2 in CTZ.......Used for post operative nausea vomitting

The other post-op tx is metoclopramide....prevents post op nausea vomitting and stimulates gastric emptying

4

Granisetron

Cancer vomitting...serotonin antagonist

5

Dolasetron

like granisetron...serotonin antagonist....longer half life

Dol-lasts a long time

6

Aprepitant

Used adjunct for chemo....crosses the BBB so it acts centrally
Metabolized by CYP3A4

7

Lorazepem

Given prior to chemo