Published in Clinical Oncology Week, August 18th, 2003
"Nausea and vomiting are difficult symptoms to manage in patients with advanced cancer," investigators in the United States report.
"Several classes of antiemetics are available, including phenothiazines, butyrophenones, substituted benzamides and selective serotonin antagonists, as well as corticosteroids. Most patients will respond to either single agents or combinations that frequently include corticosteroids," wrote M. Srivastava and colleagues, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Harry R. Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine.
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