Nausea and vomiting reflexes to occur very often after chemotherapy of cancer patients. Nausea is the discomfort and the urge to vomit. Vomiting is the reaction of the stomach, a reflex as a result of the effects of chemotherapy on the brain. The reason for sensations of nausea, and provocateur gag reflex can also be secreted by the tumor-toxic substances that cause vomiting.
Chemotherapy drugs can cause of as a kind of vomiting, and etc. It can be acute form vomiting that occurs within days after application of chemotherapy, could be delayed. The latter often occurs several days after drug administration.
The symptom of nausea and vomiting during the infusion of chemotherapy drugs is a normal reflex of the body. As a result of entering into the body of a toxic substance enters the stomach, after which the body by means of vomiting tends to get rid of it.
With the emergence of nausea during the complete course of chemotherapy to fight is still possible. And, despite the fact that during the chemistry, use of special drugs that cause vomiting symptoms, nevertheless there are ways to relieve nausea and muting retching. First of all, you need to follow strict rules receive antiemetic drugs before the passage of the basic course of chemotherapy.
When using drugs chemotherapy sensation and vomit reaction to a substance in the course nausea can thus be overcome during its implementation. Causing vomit symptoms unaffected but may disappear altogether. There are some patients who have poor health and nausea is present during the entire course of chemistry. But today there are many drugs specifically designed to suppress and mitigate the symptoms of nausea and urge to vomit.
Zofran is a drug included in the group of antiemetic drugs. Zofran has a pronounced antiemetic effect.
The testimony of the drug Zofran
prevention and elimination of nausea and vomiting due to cytotoxic chemotherapy or radiotherapy;
prevention and elimination of postoperative nausea and vomiting.
hypersensitivity to any component of the drug;
children's age (suppositories);
children up to age 2 years.