Dexamethasone improves the efficacy of granisetron in the first 24 h following high-dose cisplatin chemotherapy

@article{MDCM1995DexamethasoneIT,
  title={Dexamethasone improves the efficacy of granisetron in the first 24 h following high-dose cisplatin chemotherapy},
  author={Jean Latreille M.D.C.M. and Dave Stewart and Francis Laberge and Paul Hoskins and James Rusthoven and Elissa McMurtrie and David Warr and Louise Yelle and David Walde and Frances Shepherd and Harbhajan Dhaliwal and Brian P Findlay and David Mee and Dianne Johnston},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={1995},
  volume={3},
  pages={307-312}
}
The object of the study was to determine whether dexamethasone improved the efficacy of the serotonin receptor (5-HT3) antagonist granisetron in controlling acute (within 24 h) emesis in cancer patients receiving high-dose cisplatin chemotherapy and to ascertain whether continuation of granisetron after 24 h reduces the occurrence of delayed emesis. This randomised, double-blind, multicentre, three-arm study was conducted at 21 medical centres. A group of 292 nausea- and emcsis-free patients… CONTINUE READING

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