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Olanzapine for the Treatment of Refractory Chronic Nausea and Vomiting

2016-12-01 16:08:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Prospective, observational study evaluating the effect of olanzapine for the treatment of refractory chronic nausea and vomiting.

Description

Patients will be identified who are seen in the Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology Clinic, suffer from chronic nausea and vomiting that is refractory to both prokinetic and antiemetic medications, and are being prescribed olanzapine for treatment of nausea and vomiting. Patients who meet criteria will be enrolled and their gastrointestinal symptoms, quality of life, and psychological symptoms will be assessed by various questionnaires and followed over the course of 3 months.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Nausea

Intervention

Olanzapine

Location

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore
Maryland
United States
21287

Status

Recruiting

Source

Johns Hopkins University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-01T16:08:22-0500

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