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Domperidone

Domperidone (brand name Motilium) is a peripherally selective dopamine D2 receptor antagonist used to relieve symptoms of nausea and vomiting, increase gastrointestinal peristalsis and promote breast milk production. 80 more words

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Cetirizine

Cetirizine is a second generation antihistamine which is primarily used in the treatment of conditions such as urticaria, hayfever, allergies and angiodema.

Being a second generation antihistamine, cetirizine crosses the blood brain barrier only slightly, which in turn reduces the sedative side effect associated with older types of antihistamines. 55 more words

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Quetiapine

Quetiapine is used as an antipsychotic medication for treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder (along with an antidepressant).

Quetiapine is a dopamine, serotonin and adrenergic antagonist. 60 more words

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Now in its Fourth Edition, Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy! contains everything health care practitioners need to review and students need to learn about calculating drug dosages. 104 more words