Disclaimer

trimethobenzamide - oral, Tigan

GENERIC NAME: TRIMETHOBENZAMIDE - ORAL (trye-METH-oh-BEN-za-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.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Pill Finder Tool

Need help identifying pills and medications?
Use the pill identifier tool on RxList.


Back to Medications Index

copyright