[Comparison of the antiemetic effectiveness of high-dose corticosteroids with synacthene in nausea induced by chemotherapy: results of a randomized study].


One hundred two patients submitted to intensive chemotherapy were included in a randomized study with cross over comparing for the second course two anti-emetics: tetracosactide (D1: 3 mg, D2 and D3: 2 mg/d) and methylprednisolone (D1: 240 mg, D2 and D3: 160 mg/d). Most patients presented with malignant lymphoma. All patients experienced nausea and emesis… (More)


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