Items Tagged ‘vomiting’

July 12th, 2016

Syndros™ Approved for Treating Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

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The orally administered liquid formulation, Syndros (dronabinol), has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. Syndros is an oral formulation comparable to the pharmaceutical version of Marinol® (dronabinol capsules). Nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy in cancer patients can be a very serious […]

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Tags: All Cancer Types, antiemetics, cancer, cannabinoid, Chemotherapy, dronabinol, nausea, News, side effect, Syndros, THC, Types of Cancer


September 21st, 2015

Varubi Approved for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

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The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the agent Varubi (rolapitant) to be used to prevent delayed phase chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (emesis). Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is a common side effect of treatment with chemotherapy among cancer patients. It can become a serious side effect in that it can cause dehydration, electrolyte […]

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Tags: chemotherapy-induced, CINV, clinical trial, nausea, Other News Topics (not Types of Cancer), rolapitant, Varubi, vomiting