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Impact of pharmacist interventions on 5HT3 antagonist prescribing and overall management of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)

  • In: Posters
  • At: Amsterdam (the Netherlands) (2012)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: HPS-P-008
  • By: AYOUB, Nadia (Aga Khan University Hospital, Pharmacy, Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Co-author(s): Sheikh, A.L. (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
    Ahsan, S. (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
    Raza, S. (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Abstract:

    BACKGROUND: Ondansetron utilization increased to 70% in our institution.According to literature reports, Ondansetron has equal efficacy as that of other 5HT3 antagonists but has somewhat higher cost. In our formulary another 5 HT3 receptor antagonist is also available i.e. Granisetron.Ondansetron cost Rs3291/day while that of granisetron is Rs


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