Which 5-HT3 RA medications are used to prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)?

Updated: May 31, 2018
  • Author: Winston W Tan, MD, FACP; more...
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5-HT3 RA:

  • Dolasetron
  • Granisetron PO/IV/transdermal
  • Ondansetron
  • Palonosetron
  • Dexamethasone (DEX) PO/IV
  • Olanzapine PO - Off-label use for prevention of chemotherapy associated nausea or vomiting in combination with 5-HT3 antagonist and DEX [5]

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