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Prospective, observational study evaluating the effect of olanzapine for the treatment of refractory chronic nausea and vomiting.
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.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-01T16:08:22-0500
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Emesis and queasiness occurring after anesthesia.
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