A Double-blind, Controlled Trial Of Nabilone Vs. Prochlorperazine For Refractory Emesis Induced By Cancer Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Key Findings

Vomiting ejections and dry retching significantly reduced by Nabilone.

Information and Links


Link: A Double-blind, Controlled Trial Of Nabilone Vs. Prochlorperazine For Refractory Emesis Induced By Cancer Chemotherapy

Year: 1982

DOI: 10.1016/S0305-7372(82)80032-7


Ratings

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Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting — 5


Demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Nabilone 2 mg x 2 daily v. prochlorperazine 10 mg x 2 daily