A Randomised Multicentre Single Blind Comparison Of A Cannabinoid Anti-emetic (levonantradol) With Chlorpromazine In Patients Receiving Their First Cytotoxic Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Key Findings

0.5 mg levonantradol was a more effective anti-emetic than 25 mg chlorpromazine.

Information and Links


Link: A Randomised Multicentre Single Blind Comparison Of A Cannabinoid Anti-emetic (levonantradol) With Chlorpromazine In Patients Receiving Their First Cytotoxic Chemotherapy

Year: 1983

DOI: 10.1016/0277-5379(83)90032-9


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

Synthetic cannabinoid levonantradol (0.5, 0.75 or 1 mg) v. chlorpromazine (25 mg)