Antiemetics in the ED: a randomized controlled trial comparing 3 common agents.

@article{Braude2006AntiemeticsIT,
  title={Antiemetics in the ED: a randomized controlled trial comparing 3 common agents.},
  author={Darren Alan Braude and Tricia Soliz and Cameron J. Crandall and Greg Hendey and James Andrews and Lori A Weichenthal},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={
          177-82
        }
}
We sought to compare the efficacy of 3 intravenous antiemetic medications in ED patients complaining of moderate to severe nausea. This randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial compares 1.25 mg droperidol, 10 mg metoclopramide, 10 mg prochlorperazine, and saline placebo. Adult ED patients complaining of nausea were eligible. Nausea was measured on a 100-mm visual analog scale at 0 and 30 minutes after treatment. A convenience sample of 100 patients was enrolled; 97 had complete data… CONTINUE READING

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