Cancer: Controlling Nausea and Vomiting From Chemotherapy
Of all the side effects of Reference chemotherapy Opens New Window, nausea and vomiting are two of the most distressing. But in many cases, nausea and vomiting can be controlled and even prevented.
- Nausea and vomiting can be controlled and even prevented. The best treatment plan is one set up by you and your health care team, based on your particular needs and feelings. You are the authority on how well you feel and how much nausea you have.
- Today's antinausea drugs are very good at preventing and controlling nausea and vomiting. Your doctor should be able to find one that works for you.
- Prevent nausea. When you or your doctor foresee that a treatment will make you very sick, it's best that you take Reference antinausea medicine beforehand.
- There are several other ways to get relief and make yourself feel better before and after your chemotherapy treatments.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: October 31, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Michael Seth Rabin, MD - Medical Oncology