[Clinical study on preventing and treating chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting using supplemented Inula-Ochrae Decoction]

Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. 1998 May;18(5):273-5.
[Article in Chinese]


Objective: To observe supplemented Inula-Ochrae Decoction (SIOD) in preventing and treating nausea and vomiting induced by chemotherapy for patients with malignant tumour.

Methods: Seventy-two patients were divided into two groups, the patients in test group took SIOD and in control group using ondensetron, and the efficacy of SIOD in preventing and treating chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting were studied prospectively with self-intersection approach.

Results: The effective rate of treating vomiting due to chemotherapy with DDP and without DDP in the test group was 92.7% and 93.5% respectively, and was higher than that in the control group 87.8% and 87.1%, the difference was insignificant statistically (P > 0.05).

Conclusions: The prescription SIOD could prevent and treat effectively chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting without any toxic and side effects, and is inexpensive with high efficacy for clinical use.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Antineoplastic Agents / adverse effects*
  • Child
  • Cisplatin / adverse effects*
  • Colonic Neoplasms / drug therapy
  • Drugs, Chinese Herbal / therapeutic use*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Inula
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nausea / chemically induced
  • Nausea / prevention & control*
  • Prospective Studies
  • Stomach Neoplasms / drug therapy*
  • Vomiting, Anticipatory / etiology
  • Vomiting, Anticipatory / prevention & control*


  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Drugs, Chinese Herbal
  • Cisplatin