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4 Central nervous system
04-06 Palliative care

If commencing an anti-emetic for opioid-induced nausea and vomiting, review and consider stopping after seven days.


Cyclizine
First Choice
Tablets
Injection

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Metoclopramide
First Choice
Tablets
Suspension
Injection

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Haloperidol
First Choice
Tablets
Capsules
Oral liquid
Injection

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Levomepromazine
Second Choice
Tablets
Injection
noteIn the last days of life, levomepromazine is used as a first-line antiemetic.

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Dexamethasone
Formulary
Tablets
Oral solution
Injection

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