Re: [MOL] Nausea and Vomitting [01295] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Nausea and Vomitting



Hi Rachelle;
    Sorry to hear you are going through all this and that your dad is so ill. My husband had a
pretty good response to compazine suppositories. You may have already tried that. I have the same
problems with drs., it is so annoying that we have to do so much research and convincing to get some
help. Good luck to you, prayers and best wishes to you and your family......Beav

Rachelle Girard wrote:

> My Father-In-Law is in the advanced stages of prostate cancer and is
> suffering severely from nausea and vomitting.  He is not undergoing any
> form of chemotherapy as the cancer has spread to his bones.  He is
> receiving some radiation to alleviate some of the discomfort caused by
> the enlarged lymph nodes.  He has been given several anti-nauseant
> drugs, none of which seem to have worked.  He has just recently been put
> on Zofran which is better ( he is not vomitting as much) but he is still
> nauseated.  Does anyone have any suggestions with respect to how to
> handle this.  The doctors do not seem to be very proactive here.  We
> were the ones to find out about Zofran, and it took some convincing to
> get the doctors to at least try it.  Any suggestions would be greatly
> appreciated.
> Sincerely,
> Rachelle
>
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>   Rachelle Girard <rachelle.girard@usask.ca>
>   Technology Marketing Manager
>   University of Saskatchewan Technologies Inc.
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>   Rachelle Girard
>   Technology Marketing Manager                                        <rachelle.girard@usask.ca>
>   University of Saskatchewan Technologies Inc.
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>   First Name  Rachelle
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