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Introduction: Ondansetron

Description of Ondansetron

Ondansetron: A drug that prevents or reduces nausea and vomiting. It belongs to the family of drugs called antiemetics.
Source: National Institute of Health

Ondansetron: A carbazole derivative with antiemetic activity. As a selective serotonin receptor antagonist, ondansetron competitively blocks the action of serotonin at 5HT3 receptors, resulting in suppression of chemotherapy- and radiotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Ondansetron: competitive serotonin type 3 receptor antagonist used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by cytotoxic chemotherapy drugs; also has anxiolytic and neuroleptic properties.
Source: CRISP

Ondansetron: A competitive serotonin type 3 receptor antagonist. It is effective in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by cytotoxic chemotherapy drugs, including cisplatin, and has reported anxiolytic and neuroleptic properties.
Source: MeSH 2007

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