A 18-year-old male asked:
what is the best medicine for preventing nausea/vomiting due to radiation therapy of the pelvis?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Liawaty Ho answered
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
The one that works : The best medicine will be the one that works for you. There are plenty of antimausea medication- from compazine, reglan, phenergan, (promethazine) ondansetron, steroids etc. Ginger also can help prevent/treat nausea. The most important here is for you to be proactive - take it before you vomit. Once you vomit- it will be hard for you to swallow any medication. Talk to your doc to give you any of the above.
Answered on Dec 12, 2012
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