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Antiemetic efficacy of granisetron and metoclopramide in children undergoing ophthalmic or ENT surgery.

Authors
  • Fujii, Y
  • Toyooka, H
  • Tanaka, H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthésie
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1996
Volume
43
Issue
11
Pages
1095–1099
Identifiers
PMID: 8922763
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Granisetron 40 micrograms.kg-1 is more effective than either metoclopramide or placebo in reducing the frequencies of postoperative retching and vomiting during the first 24 hr after anaesthesia in children who have undergone strabismus surgery and tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy.

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