Cannabis And Cancer Chemotherapy: A Comparison Of Oral Delta-9-THC And Prochlorperazine

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Key Findings

THC and prochlorperazine produced similar results but patients who felt THC in their system did better.

Information and Links


Link: Cannabis And Cancer Chemotherapy: A Comparison Of Oral Delta-9-THC And Prochlorperazine

Year: 1982

DOI: 10.1002/1097-0142(19820815)50:43.0.CO;2-4


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

THC v. prochlorperazine. THC was given by body surface area (BSA): BSA less than 1.4 m2 = 7.5 mg; BSA 1.4-1.8 m2 = 10 mg; and BSA greater than 1.8 m2 = 12.5 mg. Prochlorperazine was administered in a xed dose of 10 mg