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Which of the following drugs can be used most effectively against chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting?



A. Ondansetron
B. Meclizine
C. Diphenhydramine
D. Aprepitant
E. Scopolamine
F. Dexamethasone
Asked by Ellsworth, Last updated: Dec 26, 2019

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

Ondansetron-2. aprepitant-3. dexamethasone-answer: adfthe first choice drugs used in chemotherapy induced emesis are 5-ht3 antagonists (ondansetron) nk1antagonists (aprepitant) and glucocorticoids (dexamethasone). other drugs like d2/5-ht3 antagonists(metoclopramide), d2 antagonists (i.e. phenothiazines, butyrophenones) and cannabinoids (dronabinol)are used only in patient intolerant or refractory to first line drugs.b, c; e) antihistamines (diphenhydramine, meclizine) and antimuscarinic drugs...Read More
 

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