trimethobenzamide - injection, Tigan

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GENERIC NAME: TRIMETHOBENZAMIDE - INJECTION (try-meth-oh-BENZ-uh-mide)

BRAND NAME(S): Tigan

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: This medication is used to treat nausea and vomiting that can occur following surgery or with certain stomach/intestinal problems (e.g., gastroenteritis). Treating vomiting quickly can prevent a serious loss of body water (dehydration). Trimethobenzamide belongs to a class of drugs known as antiemetics. It works by decreasing the signals in the brain that lead to vomiting.Trimethobenzamide injection must not be used in children.

HOW TO USE: Inject this medication into a large muscle of the buttock, usually 3-4 times a day as needed or as directed by your doctor. This medication should not be injected into a vein. Ask your doctor or pharmacist how to properly give this drug to lessen injection-related side effects.Before using, check the product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid.Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Take this medication exactly as directed to get the most benefit from it. Do not take more medication or take it more often than prescribed. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions.Learn how to store and discard needles and medical supplies safely. Consult your pharmacist.Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

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