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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Tropisetrón

Tropisetron (troh-PIH-seh-tron)
A substance used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatment. It is not available in the United States. Tropisetron is a type of serotonin receptor antagonist and a type of antiemetic.



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