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Dolasetron

Description

Dolasetron and its active metabolite, hydrodolasetron (MDL 74,156), are selective serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists not shown to have activity at other known serotonin receptors and with low affinity for dopamine receptors. The serotonin 5-HT3 receptors are located on the nerve terminals of the vagus in the periphery and centrally in the chemoreceptor trigger zone of the area postrema.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
A04AA04
Dolasetron
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A04 Antiemetics and antinauseants → A04A Antiemetics and antinauseants → A04AA Serotonin (5HT3) antagonists

Medicines

Drug
Countries

United States