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Ramosetron
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(1-methyl-1H-indol-3-yl)[(5R)-4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-1H-benzimidazol-5-yl]methanone
Identifiers
CAS number 132907-72-3
ATC code none
PubChem 108000
Chemical data
Formula C17H17N3O 
Mol. mass 279.33 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Half life 5.8 hours
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status
Routes Intravenous

Ramosetron (INN) is a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist for the treatment of nausea and vomiting.[1] Ramosetron is also indicated for a treatment of “diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome in male.”


It is only licensed for use in Japan and selected Southeast Asian countries. It is commonly sold under the tradename Naseaand in India as Nozia (300 mcg/ml Inj. & 100 mcg Tab.) [2]

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