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Is undergoing chemotherapy and has loose motion vomiting and nausea. How to control side effects?

hi - my dad is undergoing chemotheraphy - D+Cisplatin+5Fu combination.....he is being treated for stomach cancer . After medication, he had bad side effects - loose motions, vomits, nausea . This is his second chemo. During the first, his WBC count dropped to 600, which was later controlled via injections . Currently he is being given econom sachets to control loosemotions. can you suggest something to control side effects ?
Asked On : Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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Chemotherapy induced nausea vomiting are common side effects, probiotics can be helpful, in severe diarrhea loperamide can be used. to prevent nausea aprepetant, steroid and palonosetron will be the best treatment option. Before the day of chemotherapy lorazepam can be given. Consult your oncologist.
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