aprepitant

A drug used to prevent and control the nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. It is used together with other anti-vomiting medicines. It belongs to the family of drugs called antiemetic agents. Also called Emend.

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  • Aprépitant — Général Nom IUPAC 5 ([(2R,3S) 2 ((R) 1 [3,5 bis(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]ethoxy) 3 (4 fluorophenyl)morpholino]methyl) 1H 1,2,4 triazol 3(2H) one …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aprepitant — drugbox IUPAC name = 5 [(2 S ,3 R ) 2 [(1 R ) 1 [3,5 bis(trifluoromethyl)phenyl] ethoxy] 3 (4 fluorophenyl)morpholin 4 yl] methyl] 1,2 dihydro 1,2,4 triazol 3 one CAS number = 170729 80 3 ATC prefix = A04 ATC suffix = AD12 ATC supplemental =… …   Wikipedia

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  • aprepitant — noun An antagonist]] drug]], 5 (2S,3R) 2 [(1R) 1 [3,5 bis(trifluoromethyl)phenyl] ethoxy] 3 (4 fluorophenyl)morpholin 4 yl] methyl] 1,2 dihydro 1,2,4 triazol 3 one, used to prevent nausea]] following chemotherapy]] …   Wiktionary

  • aprepitant — aprep·i·tant (ə prepґĭ tənt) an antagonist of substance P, used as an antiemetic; administered orally …   Medical dictionary

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