Nausea Treatment Options

Opioid related

  • haloperidol  0.5-2 mg q8-12h
  • prophlorperazine  5-10 mg q4-6h

Dysmotility

  • metoclopramide  10 mg ac meals and qhs
  • domperidone  10-20 mg ac meals and qhs

Vestibular/Motion-induced

  • Diphenhydramine 25-50 mg q4h
  • meclizine  25 mg q4h

Alternatives

  • dexamethasone  2-4 mg od-bid
  • ondansetron  4-8 mg q8h
  • nabilone  1 mg bid-tid
  • methotrimeprazine  2-25 mg q6h