• Drugs
  • Premedication before chemotherapy for cancer often consists of drug regimens (usually 2 or more drugs, e.g. dexamethasone, diphenhydramine and omeprazole) given to a patient minutes to hours before the chemotherapy to avert side effects or hypersensitivity reactions (i.e. allergic reactions). (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Anesthetic recoveries in horses that have received ketamine following a detomidine premedication are often violent with the horse having multiple failures to stand resulting in trauma to itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • With the possibility of multisystem involvement, systemic diseases, an elevated risk of bleeding, a high risk of cardiac episodes, and possible need for antibiotic premedication , a medical consult with the primary care physician is necessary regardless of the method of dialysis. (thefreedictionary.com)