on 9/6/01 6:17 am, Bill Lord at [log in to unmask] wrote:
> Although metoclopramide appears to be commonly used to prevent
> nausea/vomiting following the administration of morphine, a study by
> Talbot-Stern appears to find that the use of prophylactic metoclopramide is
> unnecessary. I would be interested in any comments people have on this
I've not used prophylactic metoclopramide with diamorphine for several years
now and have yet to have any significant problems, even during transport. I
titrate the dose gradually - not sure if this helps reduce nausea or not.
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