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Which of the following agents would NOT be appropriate to use to treat simple nausea/vomiting?

Promethazine

Hydroxyzine

Meclizine

Droperidol

Trimethobenzamide

Droperidol is a butyrophenone and is used in palliative care and PONV.  Even in these instances, it is not recommended as first-line therapy and has the possibility of some cardiac adverse effects including QT prolongation.  Hydroxyzine, meclizine, and trimethobenzamide have antihistamine-anticholinergic action and are indicated for simple N/V.  Promethazine is a phenothiazine and is appropriate to use for simple N/V.

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