A randomised placebo controlled study with ondansetron in patients undergoing fractionated radiotherapy.

@article{Franzn1996ARP,
  title={A randomised placebo controlled study with ondansetron in patients undergoing fractionated radiotherapy.},
  author={Lars Franz{\'e}n and Jan Nyman and Hans Hagberg and Maria Jakobsson and Bengt G{\"o}ran Sorbe and A. L. Nyth and Helena Lomberg and Roger Henriksson},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={1996},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={587-92}
}
BACKGROUND There are few randomised studies comparing anti-emetic drugs for the prevention of nausea and vomiting in patients treated with fractionated radiotherapy. The aim of the study was to compare the anti-emetic efficacy of 8 mg dose ondansetron twice a day with placebo. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred eleven patients who were to commence a course of 10 or more daily fractionated radiotherapy including the abdomen were included in the study. The patients recorded daily emesis, nausea… CONTINUE READING

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