( Aprepitant Fosaprepitant Dimeglumine )

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Drug Info for aprepitant

Aprepitant is used with other medications in adults and children 6 months of age and older to prevent nausea and vomiting that may occur after receiving cancer chemotherapy treatment. It is also used with other medications in adults and children 6 months of age and older to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting that may occur several days after receiving certain chemotherapy medications. Aprepitant is not used to treat nausea and vomiting that you already have. Aprepitant is in a class of medications called antiemetics. It works by blocking the action of neurokinin, a natural substance in the brain that causes nausea and vomiting.

Aprepitant is a prescription drug used by patients diagnosed with cancer. It prevents nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. It blocks a substance in the body that causes vomiting. This medication is used by adults and children at least 12 years old.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep the oral liquid in the oral dosing dispenser in the refrigerator for up to 72 hours. You may also keep the medicine at room temperature for up to 3 hours.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

Oral liquid: The oral liquid comes in a prefilled oral dosing dispenser that contains your prescribed dose.Call your doctor right away if you or your child is not able to take the medicine.Throw away the dispenser and cap after each use.

For chemotherapy: Take this medicine 1 hour before the start of your chemotherapy session. Aprepitant is normally given once a day for 3 days in a row, beginning on the first day of treatment.

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

For surgery: Take this medicine within 3 hours before surgery.

Swallow the capsule whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to aprepitant.

Lightheadedness, dizziness, fainting

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Birth control (including pills, rings, implants and other devices) may not work while you are using this medicine. To keep from getting pregnant, use another form of birth control during treatment and for 1 month after your last dose of this medicine. Other forms of birth control include condoms, a diaphragm, or contraceptive foams or jellies.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have liver disease.

Do not use this medicine together with pimozide.

Some foods and medicines can affect how aprepitant works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following: Carbamazepine, clarithromycin, dexamethasone, diltiazem, itraconazole, ketoconazole, methylprednisolone, nefazodone, nelfinavir, phenytoin, rifampin, ritonavir, troleandomycinBlood thinner (including warfarin)Cancer medicines (including ifosfamide, vinblastine, vincristine)Sedative medicine (including alprazolam, midazolam, triazolam)

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Lightheadedness, dizziness, fainting
  • Blistering, peeling, red skin rash
  • Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, body aches
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Tiredness or weakness
  • Headache
  • Constipation, diarrhea, stomach pain or upset
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