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Olanzapine for the prevention and treatment of cancer-related nausea and vomiting in adults

Abstract:

Background

Olanzapine as an antiemetic represents a new use of an antipsychotic drug. People with cancer may experience nausea and vomiting whilst receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy, or whilst in the palliative phase of illness.

Objectives

To assess the efficacy and safety of olanzapine when used as an antiemetic in the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting related to cancer in adults.

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/14651858.cd012555.pub2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Continuing Education
Department:
Continuing Education - EQ Central
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons, Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2018
Issue:
9
Article number:
CD012555
Publication date:
2018-09-21
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
Pmid:
30246876
Source identifiers:
923890
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:923890
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uuid:d5591349-8fcd-4d1e-a8c7-8c017543bcbd
Local pid:
pubs:923890
Deposit date:
2018-12-27

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