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Artepitant 150mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Artepitant 150mg Injection is a prescription medicine used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy.

Artepitant 150mg Injection is given under the supervision of healthcare professional. Moreover, it is better to take it at a fixed time and you should not stop taking this medication suddenly without talking to your doctor. In case you have missed a dose than it is better to take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your doctor may advice for regular monitoring of liver function test while taking this medicine.

It has side effects like headache, loss of appetite, increase liver enzymes, fatigue and constipation. Dizziness and sleepiness may also occur as a side effect, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Uses of Artepitant Injection

  • Nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy

Benefits of Artepitant Injection

In Nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy

Artepitant 150mg Injection blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or cancer treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from cancer treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). It is given as an injection by a doctor and should not be self-administered.

Side effects of Artepitant Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Artepitant

  • Fatigue

How to use Artepitant Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Artepitant Injection works

Artepitant 150mg Injection is an antiemetic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (neurokinin) in the brain that may cause nausea and vomiting during anti-cancer treatment (chemotherapy).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Artepitant 150mg Injection.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Artepitant 150mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Artepitant 150mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Artepitant 150mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Artepitant 150mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Artepitant 150mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Artepitant 150mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Artepitant 150mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Artepitant Injection?

If you miss a dose of Artepitant 150mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Artepitant 150mg Injection
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Quick Tips

  • Artepitant 150mg Injection is given as a drip into the vein under the supervision of a doctor.
  • It makes you feel dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • You will be monitored for liver functioning regularly while taking this medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylmorpholine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Artepitant with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alestol, Astelong, Astem
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Azep, Arzep, Optihist AZ
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ceriz, Cet, Dofcet
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Desalert
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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NAUSEA AND VOMITING DUE TO COLD
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Tab Domstal 1 tab Stat and keep yourself warm
Vomiting, nausea neck pain backside
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
Neck pain may be due to nausea NAD vomiting Visit physician for the same
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FAQs

Q. What is fosaprepitant injection/ what is fosaprepitant used for?

Fosaprepitant injection is used in combination with other medicines in adults to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy.
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References

  1. McQuaid KR. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 1086.
  2. Fosaprepitant dimeglumine. Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire: Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited; 2008 [revised 29 Nov. 2018]. [Accessed 29 Jan. 2019] (online) Availale from:External Link
  3. Fosaprepitant. Highway, Greenville, NC: DSM Pharmaceuticals; 2008. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

207 SUCHET CHAMBERS, 1224/5 BANK STREET, KAROL BAGH, NEW DELHI Central Delhi DL 110005 IN
Country of Origin: India
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