Zingiber officinale (ginger) used to prevent 8-Mop associated nausea

Dermatol Nurs. 1995 Aug;7(4):242-4.


Patients undergoing photopheresis are required to ingest the drug 8-MOP as part of their treatment. This drug causes nausea as a side effect. Ginger taken prior to 8-MOP may substantially reduce this side effect. This study compared patients' nausea when taking 8-MOP with and without ginger.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • Controlled Clinical Trial

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nausea / chemically induced
  • Nausea / drug therapy*
  • PUVA Therapy / adverse effects*
  • Spices*