Just saying the word makes you feel a little queezy, doesn't it? Well, although many people still experience nausea, fortunately today there are many drugs to help manage it. Zofran and Compazine being just two of them. Although it doesn't help the psychosomatic feeling of nausea when you drive by the doctors office, smell an alcohol pad to sterilize your skin, or smell food you had eaten in the past just before a huge vomiting bout. But, it does help.
Nausea can be caused by the chemo drugs releasing certain chemicals in your body that stimulate those feelings, stomach ulcers, constipation, the use of other drugs, and other contributing factors. Be sure to tell your doctor or nurse if you vomit for more than a day or can't keep liquids down.
Some tips to help with the nausea and vomiting:
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