Drug Insight: new antiemetics in the management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting

  title={Drug Insight: new antiemetics in the management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting},
  author={T. Oo and P. Hesketh},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Oncology},
  • T. Oo, P. Hesketh
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Nature Clinical Practice Oncology
  • Nausea and vomiting remain among the most feared side effects of chemotherapy for cancer patients. Significant progress has been made in the last 15 years in developing more effective and better-tolerated measures to minimize chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). During the 1990s, the selective 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor antagonists were first introduced for the treatment of CINV, and resulted in more effective and better tolerated treatment of CINV. Despite recent progress… CONTINUE READING
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