You and your doctor can
make a plan.
Part 3 gives you information about anti-
nausea and vomiting drugs. You will also
learn about complementary therapy for
nausea and vomiting.
How are nausea and vomiting
Doctors need to think about many things when
deciding how to prevent nausea and vomiting.
Research has been done to find new or better ways
to prevent nausea and vomiting. The kind of treatment
you get should fit your specific needs. Drugs and
other types of therapy like meditation or breathing
exercises can be used to prevent or treat nausea and
Things your doctor considers when planning to
prevent nausea and vomiting:
Your past use of anti-nausea and vomiting
Your type of cancer treatment
Your level of risk for nausea and vomiting from
the cancer treatment
The side effects you’re likely to have depend on the
type of cancer treatment you get.
NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Nausea and Vomiting, Version 1.2016
18 How are nausea and vomiting
19 How are nausea and vomiting treated?