Efficacy, Tolerability, And Safety Of Cannabinoids For Chemotherapy-induced Nausea And Vomiting--a Systematic Review Of Systematic Reviews

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Key Findings

With safe and effective antiemetics available, CBs cannot be recommended as first- or second-line therapy for CINV. Some guidelines recommend pharmaceutical CBs as third-line treatment in the management of breakthrough nausea and vomiting.

Information and Links


Link: Efficacy, Tolerability, And Safety Of Cannabinoids For Chemotherapy-induced Nausea And Vomiting--a Systematic Review Of Systematic Reviews

Year: 2016

DOI: 10.1007/s00482-015-0092-3.


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

Dronabinol, levonantradol, and nabilone or whole plant extract.