Prophylactic metoclopramide is unnecessary with intravenous analgesia in the ED.

Abstract

Antiemetics are commonly prescribed as prophylaxis for nausea and vomiting when opiate analgesics are prescribed in the emergency department. This prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial assessed the incidence of nausea and vomiting after morphine and pethidine (meperidine) analgesia, and the effect of metoclopramide on this… (More)

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@article{TalbotStern2000ProphylacticMI, title={Prophylactic metoclopramide is unnecessary with intravenous analgesia in the ED.}, author={Janet Talbot-Stern and Richard Paoloni}, journal={The American journal of emergency medicine}, year={2000}, volume={18 6}, pages={653-7} }