Cisapride does not prevent postoperative vomiting in children.

  title={Cisapride does not prevent postoperative vomiting in children.},
  author={Scott D. Cook-Sather and Kathleen A. Harris and Mark S Schreiner},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  volume={94 1},
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UNLABELLED The peripherally acting prokinetic drug cisapride can overcome opioid-induced gastrointestinal paresis and may thereby eliminate a stimulus for postoperative vomiting. We conducted a prospective, randomized, double-blinded, controlled trial of 96 children undergoing inguinal surgery to determine whether cisapride would reduce the incidence of postoperative vomiting after general anesthesia supplemented with morphine. Group C1 patients (n = 38) received cisapride 0.3 mg/kg orally 1 h… CONTINUE READING


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