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Choice of anti-emetic

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lzucc093's version from 2015-05-26 18:08

Section 1

Question Answer
first line (no bowel obstruction) metoclopramide
first line (complete bowel obstruction)haloperidol > Gravol
adjuvant for bowel obstructiondexamethasone, octeotride, buscopan (for analgesia)
CTX / RTX inducedondansetron
brain tumordexamethasone
vestibular-related (e.g. motion sickness, vertigo) dimenhydrinate (Gravol)
anxiety or anticipatory N/Vbenzodiazepine
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Section 2

Question Answer
Vomiting CentreH1, M1
CRTZD2
Higher CNS Centresmany
VestibularH1, M1
Visceral (GI, heart)5HT, M1
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