Diphenidol

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Scientific Name: Diphenidol
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action The mechanism by which diphenidol exerts its antiemetic and antivertigo effects is not precisely known. It is thought to diminish vestibular stimulation and depress labyrinthine function and as an antimuscarinic agent. An action on the medullary chemoreceptive trigger zone may also be involved in the antiemetic effect. Diphenidol has no significant sedative, tranquilizing, or antihistaminic action. It has a weak peripheral anticholinergic effect.
Description of the Drug: Diphenidol is an antiemetic agent used for the prevention and symptomatic treatment of nausea and vomiting associated with various conditions as Meniere’s disease and surgery of the middle and inner ear.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB01231