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View in Spanish: Clorhidrato de ondansetrón

Ondansetron hydrochloride (on-DAN-seh-tron HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
The active ingredient in a drug used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatment. It is a type of serotonin receptor antagonist and a type of antiemetic. Also called Zofran.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.