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dolasetron - injection, Anzemet

GENERIC NAME: DOLASETRON - INJECTION (doh-LASS-eh-tron)

BRAND NAME(S): Anzemet

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USES: Dolasetron is used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting after surgery. It belongs to a class of medications called 5-HT3 blockers. It works by blocking one of the body's natural substances (serotonin) that can cause vomiting.This medication should not be given by injection into a vein to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drug treatment (chemotherapy) because of the risk of serious side effects.This product has been withdrawn from the Canadian market due to safety problems.




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