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To use data from two large studies of birth defects to describe time trends in ondansetron use for the treatment of first-trimester nausea and vomiting of pregnancy and to investigate associations, either previously reported or undescribed, between first-trimester ondansetron use and major birth defects.
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Name: Obstetrics and gynecology
Ondansetron is a serotonin 3 receptor antagonist widely used to prevent nausea and vomiting in pregnancy and in patients receiving chemotherapy. There is growing evidence that adjunctive ondansetron t...
The potent hERG channel blocking drug ondansetron is used off-label for treatment of nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy. Some human epidemiological studies have associated ondansetron with fetal c...
This study was aimed to compare the effects of ondansetron, haloperidol, and dexmedetomidine for reducing postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) is frequent, affecting up to 70-85% of pregnant women. However, severity of NVP especially in clinical practice is often uncertainly assessed and thus both under...
Ondansetron, a potent and highly sensitive 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 (5-HT3) receptor antagonist, has been used for the treatment of chemotherapy- and radiotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. The is...
PCA morphine always introduces nausea and vomiting during the postoperative period. Ondansetron can reduce PONV (postoperative nausea vomiting). We, the researchers at Khon Kaen Universit...
Hypothesis: Aprepitant plus ondansetron is more effective than ondansetron plus placebo for prevention of postoperative emesis in patients at moderate-to-high risk for PONV for up to 48 ho...
Nausea and vomiting is a common complaint in the emergency department. Treatment is important for many reasons. In addition to patient comfort, there are adverse effects secondary to vom...
The aim is to evaluate the effectiveness of three different regimens of prophylactic ondansetron on the incidence and severity of post-operative nausea and vomiting.
Severe nausea and/or vomiting in patients receiving radiotherapy to the upper abdomen is common despite having received pre-medication with ondansetron, a standard preventive treatment. Th...
A competitive serotonin type 3 receptor antagonist. It is effective in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by cytotoxic chemotherapy drugs, including cisplatin, and has reported anxiolytic and neuroleptic properties.
Symptoms of NAUSEA and VOMITING in pregnant women that usually occur in the morning during the first 2 to 3 months of PREGNANCY. Severe persistent vomiting during pregnancy is called HYPEREMESIS GRAVIDARUM.
A drug combination that contains DIPHENHYDRAMINE and THEOPHYLLINE. It is used for treating vertigo, motion sickness, and nausea associated with pregnancy. It is not effective in the treatment of nausea associated with cancer chemotherapy.
Analysis of the level of specific BIOMARKERS in a pregnant woman's sera to identify those at risk for PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS or BIRTH DEFECTS.
Pregnancy in which the mother and/or FETUS are at greater than normal risk of MORBIDITY or MORTALITY. Causes include inadequate PRENATAL CARE, previous obstetrical history (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS), pre-existing maternal disease, pregnancy-induced disease (GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION), and MULTIPLE PREGNANCY, as well as advanced maternal age above 35.
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Obstetrics and gynaecology
Fertility Menopause Obstetrics & Gynaecology Osteoporosis Women's Health Obstetrics and gynaecology comprises the care of the pregnant woman, her unborn child and the management of diseases specific to women. Most consultant...