February 17, 2016

Fosaprepitant (Emend)

Fosaprepitant (Emend)

Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting
EMEND IV, in combination with other medicines, is used to prevent
nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy.
EMEND IV belongs to a group of medicines called neurokinin 1 (NK1) receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the actions of substances in your brain, called substance P neurokinins, that cause nausea and vomiting.
The safety and effectiveness of EMEND IV in children and teenagers under the age of 18 years have not been established.
EMEND IV is not addictive.


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