Chapter 93 Chemotherapy Side Effects Management Q&A (1 of 9) Sample Questions
1. A patient is taking Tamoxifen anti-cancer drug and is on Dexamethasone to address vomiting. However, patient still vomits. What can she take prior to receiving his anti-cancer?
- A. Prochlorperazine
- B. Nabilone
- C. Lorazepam
- D. Droperidol
Tips: RxTx/CTC. CINV. Benzodiazepines provide useful antianxiety, amnesic and sedating effects. Lorazepam and alprazolam are the most commonly used, and have been studied in cases of anticipatory nausea. They are usually used in combination with other antiemetics.