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What is trimethobenzamide?

Trimethobenzamide, also known by the brand name Tigan, is in a class of medications known as antiemetics. This prescription medication is used by people who have nausea and vomiting after surgery or by those who have certain gastrointestinal problems. It works by reducing messages to the brain that lead to feelings of nausea and vomiting. It comes in a capsule form and is taken orally.

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