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Gabapentin is an antiepileptic drug. Its antiemetic effect is demonstrated after laparoscopic surgery, but it is not yet known whether gabapentin is effective in preventing chemotherapy induced emesis.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the addition of gabapentin to dexamethasone plus ondansetron increase the control of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:32-0400
The study is to observe the effects of gabapentin premedication on postoperative pain,vomiting and nausea in patients undergoing neurosurgery. 100 neurosurgical patients are randomized int...
The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the drug gabapentin (Neurontin®) for its ability to reduce postoperative pain, the need for morphine-like pain medication, and the sever...
1. To compare the effectiveness of gabapentin (titrated to300mg TID days -2 to 5) with aprepitant (125mg on day 1 and 80mg on days 2 and 3) in the control of delayed nausea and v...
The intrathecal administration of morphine is gaining popularity. It is easy to do and can reduce the pain after surgery up to 24 hours. However, it causes postoperative nausea and vomitin...
This study was designed to compare the effects of gabapentin and ramosetron on PONV in patients undergoing laparoscopic gynecologic surgery.
To evaluate whether extended-release gabapentin is more effective than placebo among women with vulvodynia.
Protocol for a double blind, randomised placebo-controlled trial using ondansetron to reduce vomiting in children receiving intranasal fentanyl and inhaled nitrous oxide for procedural sedation in the emergency department (the FON trial).
Intranasal fentanyl and nitrous oxide (NO) can be combined to create a non-parenteral procedural sedation regimen for children in the paediatric emergency department. This combination of intranasal fe...
Doxylamine-pyridoxine is recommended as a first line treatment for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy and it is commonly prescribed. We re-analysed the findings of a previously reported superiority ...
Postoperative nausea and vomiting causes distress for patients and can prolong care requirements. Consensus guidelines recommend use of multiple antiemetics from different mechanistic classes as proph...
Cough is a common problem among cancer patients, especially lung cancer patients. Gabapentin has been shown to be effective in reducing cough number and severity in patients with idiopathic refractory...
Vomiting caused by expectation of discomfort or unpleasantness.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
Drugs used to prevent NAUSEA or VOMITING. Antiemetics act by a wide range of mechanisms. Some act on the medullary control centers (the vomiting center and the chemoreceptive trigger zone) while others affect the peripheral receptors.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.
Symptoms of NAUSEA and VOMITING in pregnant women that usually occur in the morning during the first 2 to 3 months of PREGNANCY. Severe persistent vomiting during pregnancy is called HYPEREMESIS GRAVIDARUM.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...