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Dimenhydrinate
Hydroxyzine
H1/muscarinic antagonist

motion sickness, vertigo
Scopolamine
muscarinic antagonis
motion sickness, vertigo
Ondansetron
5HT-3 antagonist
First line drug for drug induced nausea (postop, opiates, and cancer)
Use w/ dexamethasone, lorazepam for efficacy
Metoclopramide
5Ht-4 agonist
prokinetic, mildly emetic drugs
EPS
Chlorpromazine
Prochlorpremazine
DA antagonist (neuroleptics)
postop nausea, third line for nause in cancer, antipsychotic
EPS
Dexamethasone
glucocorticoid
increases effectiveness of other antiemetics
ondandsetron + dexamethasone = DOC for acute vomiting by highly emetic drugs
Lorazepam
Benzodiazepine
adjunct for cancer chem, ondansetron + lorazepam