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10-methoxydeserpidine
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Description

Methoserpidine is a medication used to treat nausea and vomiting. It is a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist, which means it blocks the action of serotonin, a chemical that can cause nausea and vomiting. It is available in tablet, capsule, and injection forms.

Common side effects of methoserpidine include headache, dizziness, drowsiness, constipation, and dry mouth. More serious side effects may include confusion, blurred vision, difficulty breathing, and seizures.

Brand names associated with methoserpidine include Anzemet, Kytril, and Zofran.

Synonyms
  • methoserpidine
Classifications
  • anti-adrenergic
  • antihypertensive
  • rauwolfia alkaloid

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