Antiemetic efficacy of dexamethasone. Randomized, double-blind, crossover study with prochlorperazine in patients receiving cancer chemotherapy

M. Markman, V. Sheidler, David S Ettinger, S. A. Quaskey, E. D. Mellits

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We conducted a randomized, double-blind, crossover study comparing the antiemetic efficacy of dexamethasone and prochlorperazine in 42 patients with cancer who were receiving outpatient chemotherapy, mainly without cisplatin. Patients experienced significantly less nausea and vomiting with dexamethasone than with prochlorperazine (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)549-552
Number of pages4
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume311
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1984

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Prochlorperazine
Antiemetics
Double-Blind Method
Cross-Over Studies
Dexamethasone
Drug Therapy
Nausea
Cisplatin
Vomiting
Neoplasms
Outpatients

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Antiemetic efficacy of dexamethasone. Randomized, double-blind, crossover study with prochlorperazine in patients receiving cancer chemotherapy. / Markman, M.; Sheidler, V.; Ettinger, David S; Quaskey, S. A.; Mellits, E. D.

In: New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 311, No. 9, 1984, p. 549-552.

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