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Nabilone and high-dose metoclopramide: anti-emetics for cancer chemotherapy

Abstract

Nausea and vomiting caused by cytotoxic drugs often resist anti-emetics in conventional doses.1,2 Nabilone and high-dose metoclopramide are two new preparations specifically for the treatment of vomiting induced by cancer chemotherapy. We have recently discussed domperidone which is also used for this purpose.3

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