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Can hydrocortisone help with nausea?

Hydrocortisone tablets (Cortef) can be used to treat nausea or vomiting that results from some types of chemotherapy drugs. This prescription medicine, classified as a glucocorticoid, can also decrease the swelling around a cancerous tumor. By decreasing the swelling, this medicine will also help reduce the pain.

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