• opioids
  • When i.v. acetaminophen was given prophylactically, the reduction of nausea correlated with the reduction of pain (odds ratio 0.66, 0.47-0.93), but not with reduction in postoperative opioids (odds ratio 0.89, 0.64-1.22). (nih.gov)
  • severe
  • Dr. Gan said further that patients who fail treatment with other antiemetics are subjected to extended and unnecessary periods of nausea and vomiting, which can be severe and debilitating. (cancernetwork.com)
  • Alcohol overdoses that result in vomiting or severe external bleeding also warrant NPO instructions for a period. (wikipedia.org)
  • acupressure
  • Some medical studies have suggested that acupressure may be effective at helping manage nausea and vomiting, for helping lower back pain, tension headaches, stomach ache, among other things, although such studies have been found to have a high likelihood of bias. (wikipedia.org)
  • abdominal
  • Nausea is an abdominal discomfort or queasiness that may be accompanied by vomiting (the forceful expulsion of stomach contents through the mouth ). (nih.gov)
  • effective
  • Aromatherapy is sometimes recommended for treating nausea and vomiting, though currently there is not sufficient evidence that it is effective. (nih.gov)
  • They are particularly effective in controlling the nausea and vomiting produced by cancer chemotherapy and are considered the gold standard for this purpose. (wikipedia.org)
  • effect
  • Its main effect is to reduce the activity of the vagus nerve, which is a nerve that activates the vomiting center in the medulla oblongata. (wikipedia.org)