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Scientific Name: Trimethobenzamide
Brand Name: Tigan
Company Owner: King pharmaceuticals inc, Actavis totowa llc, Mutual pharmacal co, Jhp pharmaceuticals llc, Hospira inc, Smith and nephew solopak div smith and nephew, Solopak medical products inc, Watson laboratories inc
Mechanism Of Action The mechanism of action of trimethobenzamide as determined in animals is obscure, but may involve the chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) , an area in the medulla oblongata through which emetic impulses are conveyed to the vomiting center; direct impulses to the vomiting center apparently are not similarly inhibited.
Description of the Drug: Trimethobenzamide is an antiemetic used to treat postoperative nausea and vomiting and nausea associated with gastroenteritis.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from