Cannabinoids For Symptom Management And Cancer Therapy: The Evidence

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Key Findings

Dronabinol and nabilone are better antiemetics for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) than certain neuroleptics, but are not better than serotonin receptor antagonists in reducing delayed emesis, and cannabinoids have largely been superseded by neurokinin-1 receptor antagonists and olanzapine; both cannabinoids have been recommended for breakthrough nausea and vomiting among other antiemetics.

Information and Links


Link: Cannabinoids For Symptom Management And Cancer Therapy: The Evidence

Year: 2016

DOI: 27407130


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting — 3


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

Drugs Used

Nabilone and Dronabinol