trimethobenzamide - oral, Tigan
GENERIC NAME: TRIMETHOBENZAMIDE - ORAL (trye-METH-oh-BEN-za-mide)
BRAND NAME(S): Tigan
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.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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