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Are there ways to prevent nausea and vomiting with leukemia?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Yes: Several different agents can be used for nausea and vomiting caused by chemo. There are drugs like Zofran (ondansetron) and anzemet. Marijuana also helps and the active ingredient is marinol, but my patients swearing smoking marijuana was better for their nausea than the marino.
Dr. Jessica Davis
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: In addition to the drugs already mentioned, acupuncture can be effective against chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
medications: There are many medications your doctor can prescribe for nausea. Talk to your hematologist.

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