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Cannabinoids for control of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting: quantitative systematic review

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Objective: To quantify the antiemetic efficacy and adverse effects of cannabis used for sickness induced chemotherapy. Design: Systematic review. Data sources: Systematic search (Medline, Embase, Cochrane library, bibliographies), any language, to August 2000. Studies: 30 randomised comparisons of cannabis with placebo or antiemetics from which dichotomous data on efficacy and harm were available (1366 patients). Oral nabilone, oral dronabinol (tetrahydrocannabinol), and intramuscular levonan...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmj.323.7303.16

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"Hôpitaux Universitaires, Genève, Switzerland"
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University of Oxford
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Pain Research
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Anaesthetics
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"Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham"
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Pain Management Centre
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Pharmacology
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University of Oxford
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Pain Research
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Anaesthetics
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ (British Medical Journal) Journal website
Volume:
323
Issue:
7303
Pages:
16-21
Publication date:
2001-07-05
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1756-1833
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uuid:e5d20069-0cc6-4e40-8cc6-651a56c7988a
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ora:2430
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English
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