Impact of pharmacist interventions on 5HT3 antagonist prescribing and overall management of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- 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)
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.