As if cancer patients don't have enough to worry about, they often must go through torture in the form of nausea and vomiting. Fortunately, a new drug called Varubi received FDA approval, and it's extremely effective in preventing these dreaded side effects of cancer chemotherapy.
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Of all the enormous medical advances during the past 10-20 years, one drug in particular (ondansetron, Zofran) which completely revolutionized the management of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) usually flies under the radar.
Of all the side effects people must endure during chemotherapy, nausea and vomiting are usually the most feared, as well as the most debilitating. Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting