Which medications in the drug class Antiemetics are used in the treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia?

Updated: May 12, 2021
  • Author: Joseph E Maakaron, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Antiemetics

These agents are useful in the treatment of symptomatic nausea.

Promethazine (Phenadoz, Phenergan)

Phenergan is used for symptomatic treatment of nausea in vestibular dysfunction. Antidopaminergic agent effective in the treatment of emesis. It blocks postsynaptic mesolimbic dopaminergic receptors in the brain and reduces stimuli to the brainstem reticular system.


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