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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

Nausea and Vomiting, Version 1.2016

3

Preventing and treating

How are nausea and vomiting treated?

Guide 3. Common anti-nausea and vomiting drugs

Type of drug

Generic name

Brand name

Serotonin (5-HT3) antagonist

dolasetron

Anzemet

®

granisetron

Kytril

®

S

ancuso

®

(for the skin patch

version of this drug)

ondansetron

Zofran

®

palonosetron

Aloxi

®

Neurokinin-1 (NK-1) antagonist

aprepitant

Emend

®

fosaprepitant

netupitant

Akynzeo

®

(brand name for netupitant

combined with palonosetron)

rolapitant

Varubi

tm

Adrenocortical steroid

dexamethasone

D

ecadron

®

Atypical antipsychotic

olanzapine

Zyprexa

®

Zydis

®

Benzodiazepine

alprazolam

Niravam

tm

, Xanax XR

®

, Xanax

®

lorazepam

Ativan

®

Phenothiazine

prochlorperazine

Compazine

®

promethazine

Phenergan

®

Cannabinoid

dronabinol

Marinol

®

nabilone

Cesamet

®

Other

metoclopramide

Reglan

®

haloperidol

Haldol

®

scopolamine

Transderm

Scōp

®