Drugs for nausea and vomiting in palliative cancer treatment?


Drugs that could be used in nausea and vomiting caused by palliative cancer treatment include:
1 metoclopramide
2 haloperidol
3 prochlorperazine

ONE or MORE of the responses above is (are) correct. Decide which of the responses is
(are) correct. Then choose:
A if 1, 2 and 3 are correct
B if 1 and 2 only are correct
C if 2 and 3 only are correct
D if 1 only is correct
E if 3 only is correct


  1. The Answer is A, Maryam is the winner, but as our regular winner, we would like to cede it to Abiodun.
    Details below:
    The three drugs are used in the management of nausea and vomiting caused
    by palliative cancer treatment, which commonly features cytotoxics and opioid
    drugs. The three drugs are useful in counteracting nausea and vomiting
    induced by opioids and cytotoxic agents. Haloperidol is also used in pallia￾tive care to counteract nausea and vomiting attributable to chemical causes
    such as hypercalcaemia and renal failure.


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