[Randomized Comparative Trial Of A New Anti-emetic: Nabilone, In Cancer Patients Treated With Cisplatin]

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Key Findings

Nabilone, when compared to chlorpromazine, did not significantly reduce vomiting, and most patients preferred Nabilone.

Information and Links


Link: [Randomized Comparative Trial Of A New Anti-emetic: Nabilone, In Cancer Patients Treated With Cisplatin]

Year: 1983


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

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

Oral Nabilone 3 mg three times a day v. chlorpromazine administered at a dose of 12.5 mg IM