A question about Anzemet....

  1. Had surgery today and they gave me Anzemet instead of Reglan (Had a really freaky experience with Reglan last time). Anzemet is wonderful! No side effects for me but I don't know much about the drug. I know it's in the same class a Zofran but I work in NICU so it's not a drug I ever give.

    If anyone would update me on in it, I would appreciate it. I haven't been able to find a lot about it online and it's not in my drug book.

    Thanks for the input.

    Heather
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  2. 5 Comments

  3. by   sunnygirl272
  4. by   Heather333
    Thanks Sunnygirl. The anesthesia must still be fogging my brain

    Heather
  5. by   caroladybelle
    Great, great drug but expensive. Used in Onco alot.
  6. by   emily_mom
    Hope your surgery went well and you are on the road to recovery!!!
  7. by   kmchugh
    Anzemet is a 5HT3 antagonist. Same class as Zofran, but a little cheaper. It also has a somewhat tighter time for administration when used to prevent post op nausea and vomiting. But, like zofran, its a great drug. 5HT3 antagonists have done wonders for patients who usually suffer lots of nausea post op, and these drugs are miracles for chemo patients.

    Kevin McHugh

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