Cost effective prophylaxys of postoperative nausea and vomiting by anesthetic premedication.

Postoperative emesis is a common daily problem in anesthetic practice. Authors report their experience about prevention of PONV (postoperative nausea and vomiting) with the association of different drugs in premedication, and suggest Promethazine as an effective and inexpensive medication to prevent PONV in orthopedic surgery.
AuthorsF Rodolà, G Cannelli, S Barbi, E Forte, C Anastasio, S Vagnoni
JournalRivista europea per le scienze mediche e farmacologiche = European review for medical and pharmacological sciences = Revue européenne pour les sciences médicales et pharmacologiques (Riv Eur Sci Med Farmacol) 1995 Nov-Dec Vol. 17 Issue 6 Pg. 243-6 ISSN: 0392-291X [Print] ITALY
PMID8766480 (Publication Type: Clinical Trial, Journal Article, Randomized Controlled Trial)
Chemical References
  • Antiemetics
  • Promethazine
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Antiemetics (economics, therapeutic use)
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nausea (economics, prevention & control)
  • Postoperative Complications (economics, prevention & control)
  • Preanesthetic Medication (economics)
  • Promethazine (economics, therapeutic use)
  • Vomiting (economics, prevention & control)

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