Prophylactic gabapentin for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

@article{Pandey2006ProphylacticGF,
  title={Prophylactic gabapentin for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.},
  author={Chandra Kant Pandey and Shio Priye and Sushil Prakash Ambesh and Sangeeta Singh and Usha Singh and Pradeep K. Singh},
  journal={Journal of postgraduate medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={97-100}
}
BACKGROUND Gabapentin is an antiepileptic drug. Its antiemetic effect is demonstrated in chemotherapy-induced acute and delayed onset of nausea and vomiting in breast cancer patients. AIM To evaluate the antiemetic effect of gabapentin on incidence and severity of postoperative nausea and vomiting in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. SETTINGS AND DESIGN Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred and fifty patients of ASA physical status I and II… CONTINUE READING

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