Antiemetic effect of ginger in gynecologic oncology patients receiving cisplatin.

@article{Manusirivithaya2004AntiemeticEO,
  title={Antiemetic effect of ginger in gynecologic oncology patients receiving cisplatin.},
  author={Sumonmal Manusirivithaya and Manit Sripramote and Siriwan Tangjitgamol and Chantawat Sheanakul and Surawute Leelahakorn and Taovalai Thavaramara and K Tangcharoenpanich},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={
          1063-9
        }
}
To determine whether ginger had antiemetic effect in cisplatin-induced emesis, we conducted a randomized, double-blinded crossover study in 48 gynecologic cancer patients receiving cisplatin-based chemotherapy. Subjects were randomly allocated to regimen A or regimen B in their first cycle of the study. All patients received standard antiemetics in the first day of cisplatin administration. In regimen A, capsules of ginger root powder were given orally 1 g /day for 5 days, starting on the first… CONTINUE READING
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