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Trimethobenzamide

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Trimethobenzamide, Tigan

  • Indications
  1. Emesis of central causes
  • Dosing
  1. Adults: 250 mg PO or 200 mg IM/PR q6-8 hours
  2. Child (15 to 40 kg): 100-200 mg PO/PR tid to qid
  3. Child (<15 kg): 100 mg PR tid to qid
    1. Do not use in newborns
  • Mechanism
  1. Centrally acting non-Phenothiazine Antiemetic
  • References
  1. Johnson (1993) Harriet Lane, Mosby, p. 521
  2. (2002) Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia, p. 67