What are the effects of drugs for nausea and vomiting prevention following general anesthesia? Summary and comments regarding a Cochrane Collaboration network meta-analysis

Keywords: Postoperative nausea and vomiting, Systematic review, Meta-analysis, Antiemetics, Anesthesiology

Abstract

The aim of this special article is to summarize and discuss, from an anesthesia perspective, the network meta-analysis on drugs used for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting after general anesthesia, in agreement with the Cochrane Colombia collaboration and within the framework of the Cochrane Corners strategy. Through the combination of indirect comparisons and based on the evidence, the use of aprepitant, ramosetron, granisetron, dexamethasone and ondansetron is recommended with a high degree of certainty for the reduction of postoperative nausea and vomiting.

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Zamudio Burbano M, Calvache JA, Flórez ID. What are the effects of drugs for nausea and vomiting prevention following general anesthesia? Summary and comments regarding a Cochrane Collaboration network meta-analysis. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2023 Sep. 14 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];51(4). Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/1087

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Zamudio Burbano M, Calvache JA, Flórez ID. What are the effects of drugs for nausea and vomiting prevention following general anesthesia? Summary and comments regarding a Cochrane Collaboration network meta-analysis. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2023 Sep. 14 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];51(4). Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/1087
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