Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

A Solution Beyond Traditional Antiemetic Treatment

SYNDROS is approved for cancer patients who experience breakthrough nausea and vomiting while undergoing chemotherapy treatment and have failed to adequately respond to conventional antiemetic treatments. 

Patients on antiemetic treatments sometimes still experience nausea and vomiting while receiving chemotherapy. This ailment, often referred to as chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV), is still prevalent despite conventional treatment. SYNDROS may be able to help.

How to Talk to Your Doctor

When Is It Time to Speak With Your Oncologist About CINV?

Traditionally, an antiemetic treatment is prescribed to patients who experience nausea or vomiting for the side effects of chemotherapy. Unfortunately, many patients an antiemetic medications still experience nausea and vomiting while recieving chemotherapy. If you are experiencing breakthrough chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV), it's time to speak with your oncologist.

Many patients prefer a liquid medication like SYNDROS.

Talking to Your Healthcare Provider About CINV Treatment

If you take anti-nausea medicine while undergoing chemotherapy, and it's not working, let your healthcare provider know the following:

  • If your CINV persists despite your current antiemetic treatment
  • What other medications, if any, you have taken to combat your nausea and vomiting
  • How effective your current medication has been in moderating your CINV  
  • If your CINV occurs after any specific activity



  • How often you experience CINV after undergoing chemotherapy treatment
  • How long the symptoms last after they begin
  • How much CINV impacts your daily life
  • How much your CINV prevents you from completing daily tasks
  • If you would prefer a liquid medication over a pill




The more information you can give to your healthcare provider, the better they will be able to understand your CINV and find you the best treatment options for your nausea and vomiting.