A Randomized Trial Of Oral Nabilone And Prochlorperazine Compared To Intravenous Metoclopramide And Dexamethasone In The Treatment Of Nausea And Vomiting Induced By Chemotherapy Regimens Containing Cisplatin Or Cisplatin Analogues

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Key Findings

Better control of emesis with metoclopramide. Nabilone combination better tolerated.

Information and Links


Link: A Randomized Trial Of Oral Nabilone And Prochlorperazine Compared To Intravenous Metoclopramide And Dexamethasone In The Treatment Of Nausea And Vomiting Induced By Chemotherapy Regimens Containing Cisplatin Or Cisplatin Analogues

Year: 1988

DOI: 10.1016/0277-5379(88)90300-8


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting — 4


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

Drugs Used

Nabilone and prochlorperazine v. metoclopramide and dexamethasone