Thread: Chemotherapy
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Old 02-01-2005, 07:42 PM   #10
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Re: Chemotherapy

Kim,
All of that is well and good, but please be sure his doctor is planning to treat him with intravenous anti-nausea drugs immediately BEFORE the chemo is given. This is VERY important, as if the nausea is allowed to start, it can be difficult to stop and your Dad may not be able to keep the pills down. On the other hand, if treated with IV anti-nausea medication BEFORE chemo is introduced, he will most likely experience nothing more than slight queasiness the next day, and WILL be able to keep the pill down.

Ruth