Nausea/Vomiting

Nausea/Vomiting:

  • Zofran (Ondansetron) 2-8mg PO/IV q6-8hrs PRN for N/V [Do NOT use if prolonged QT interval!]
  • Phenergan (Promethazine) 12.5-25mg IV/PO/PR/IM q4-6hr PRN for N/V (careful in elderly and peds)
    1. Use this if pt has prolonged QT interval!)
  • Compazine (Prochlorperazine) 5-10mg PO q8hrs or 5mg IV X 1 dose
    • Can give as a suppository.
  • Tigan (peds)
  • Meclozine: (antihistamine) Tx/prevent nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness
    1. Also treats vertigo (dizziness/lightheadedness) caused by inner ear problems.
  • Consider adding NG tube if intractable N/V.

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