News in Pediatric Gastroenterology Pharmacology
Renato Tambucci, Osvaldo Borrelli (1, 2)
1UOC Pediatria Generale e D’Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliera di Parma2Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Division of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Great Ormond Street Hospital London (UK)
Nausea and vomiting are common symptoms in childhood. a standardized therapeutic approach cannot be recommended. although treatment should be based on the underlying pathophysiology, often in clinical practice empirical treatments are administered. understanding the distribution of receptors and neurochemical transmitters involved in the emesis circuit help in strategizing the pharmacological management.