antiemetics


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antiemetics

Drugs used to prevent vomiting. Antiemetic drugs include metoclopramide (Maxolon) and domperidone (Motilium).
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Its management has been refined over the past several decades, but despite the existence of effective treatments and clear antiemetic guidelines, many patients still suffer from CINV, particularly during the delayed phase after chemotherapy.
Optimization of anesthesia antiemetic measures versus combination therapy using dexamethasone or ondansetron for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting.
Patients were given Sea-Band acupressure wristbands instead of antiemetic drugs during a migraine attack and 83 percent of patients noticed reduction of nausea.
Among these, ginger's antiemetic effect has been extensively studied.
found that on average, the women used acupressure for one more day after they stopped taking antiemetics, which demonstrates acupressure's efficacy in delayed CIN.
3%), and as a part of antiemetic therapy 237 patients were prescribed ondansetron, 186 granisetron and 64 palonosetron.
To date, only one study has evaluated manual acupuncture in conjunction with modern antiemetics (19).
Consideration should be made to repeating this study excluding nitrous oxide and using double agent antiemetics to determine if the incidence of vomiting associated with the additional subhypnotic propofol technique might be further reduced.
Use of antiemetic agents in acute gastroenteritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
In the study by Moretti et al (14) colloid was used for intra-operative resuscitation in 90 patients undergoing elective non-cardiac surgery; they found that the incidence of nausea and vomiting, severe pain, periorbital oedema, double vision and the use of rescue antiemetics was significantly reduced in patients receiving colloids.
In the early 1990s, manufacturing problems curtailed the availability of the other preferred antiemetic for these indications, parenteral prochlorperazine.