Emecad 0.25mg Injection

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Emecad 0.25mg Injection

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Primarily used for

5 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Emecad Injection


Uses of Emecad Injection

Emecad 0.25mg Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.

Side effects of Emecad Injection


Fatigue, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Injection site allergic reaction, Constipation.


How to use Emecad Injection

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

How Emecad Injection works

Emecad 0.25mg Injection is an antiemetic (anti-nausea medicine). It inhibits the action of serotonin, a chemical messenger that can trigger nausea and vomiting.

In Depth Information on Emecad Injection

Expert advice for Emecad Injection

  • Take Emecad 30 minutes before your food.
  • If you vomit within 30 minutes after taking the Emecad, take the same amount again. If vomiting continues, check with your doctor.
  • If Emecad is used for a short duration, for e.g. 6 -10 days, the risk of side-effects is minimal (well-tolerated).
  • You can use oral disintegrating film/strip (medicated strip that dissolves when comes in contact with a wet surface) form of the Emecad if you are nauseous to swallow a tablet or capsule.
  • If you are using Emecad in the form of oral disintegrating film/strip:
    • Make sure your hands are dry.
    • Immediately place the film/strip on the top of the tongue.
    • The film/strip will dissolve in seconds and you can swallow it with your saliva.
    • You do not need to drink water or other liquids to swallow the film/strip.
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Special precautions for Emecad 0.25mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Emecad 0.25mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Emecad 0.25mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Emecad 0.25mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Emecad 0.25mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Emecad 0.25mg Injection is recommended.
Emecad 0.25mg Injection is safe to use in patients with live
r disease. No dose adjustment of Emecad 0.25mg Injection is recommended.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection, Trofentyl 50mcg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Palonosetron, 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Emecad 0.25mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Palonosetron

Emecad hydrochloride or Emecad is a serotonin (5HT3) antagonist
Q. What is it used for?
Palonosetron hydrochloride or palonosetron is a serotonin (5HT3) antagonist used to prevent moderate to severe nausea and vomiting induced by cancer chemotherapy. It may also be used to prevent nausea and vomiting for up to 24 hours following a surgery (postoperative nausea and vomiting)
Emecad belongs to a class of antiemetic medications called serotonin (5HT3) antagonists. It binds to special sites called serotonin 5HT3 receptors and blocks the action of serotonin, a naturally released chemical in the body that triggers nausea and vomiting.

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