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Nabilone for the Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting, or Anorexia: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: June 15, 2017
Project Number: RA0912-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of nabilone for the treatment of nausea and vomiting, or anorexia in adults and adolescents?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the use of nabilone for the treatment of nausea and vomiting, or anorexia in adults and adolescents?

Key Message

One systematic review and two randomized controlled trials were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of nabilone for the treatment of nausea and vomiting, or anorexia in adults and adolescents. No evidence-based guidelines were identified.