Cannabinoids As Potential Treatment for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

  title={Cannabinoids As Potential Treatment for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting},
  author={Erin M Rock and Linda A Parker},
  booktitle={Front. Pharmacol.},
Despite the advent of classic anti-emetics, chemotherapy-induced nausea is still problematic, with vomiting being somewhat better managed in the clinic. If post-treatment nausea and vomiting are not properly controlled, anticipatory nausea-a conditioned response to the contextual cues associated with illness-inducing chemotherapy-can develop. Once it develops, anticipatory nausea is refractive to current anti-emetics, highlighting the need for alternative treatment options. One of the first… CONTINUE READING
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