EMECAD 0.25MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR EMECAD 0.25mg injection

Palonosetron(0.25mg)

food interaction for EMECAD injection

alcohol interaction for EMECAD injection

pregnancy interaction for EMECAD injection

lactation interaction for EMECAD injection

medicine interaction for EMECAD injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Emecad 0.25mg injection at a fixed time.
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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Emecad 0.25mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR EMECAD 0.25mg injection

    Palonosetron(0.25mg)

    Emecad injection uses

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

    How emecad injection works

    Emecad 0.25mg injection inhibits the action of serotonin, a chemical messenger that can trigger nausea and vomiting.

    Common side effects of emecad injection

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR EMECAD injection

    7 Substitutes
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    • PALNOX 0.25MG INJECTION
      (5 ML injection in vial)
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 27.63/ML of injection
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      Rs. 138.15
      save 8% more per ML of injection
    • INSTANTINO 0.25MG INJECTION
      (5 ML injection in vial)
      Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
      Rs. 32/ML of injection
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      Rs. 160
      pay 7% more per ML of injection
    • PALZEN 0.25MG INJECTION
      (5 ML injection in vial)
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 28/ML of injection
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      Rs. 140
      save 7% more per ML of injection
    • CHEPATRON 0.25MG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 142.86/ML of injection
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      Rs. 142.86
      pay 376% more per ML of injection
    • PALOTRON 0.25MG INJECTION
      (5 ML injection in vial)
      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 19.23/ML of injection
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      Rs. 96.16
      save 36% more per ML of injection

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    Expert advice FOR EMECAD injection

    • Take Palonosetron 30 minutes before your food.
    • If you vomit within 30 minutes after taking the Palonosetron, take the same amount again. If vomiting continues, check with your doctor.
    • If Palonosetron 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 Palonosetron if you are nauseous to swallow a tablet or capsule.
    • If you are using Palonosetron 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR EMECAD 0.25mg injection

    Palonosetron

    Q. What is palonosetron HCl?
    Palonosetron hydrochloride or palonosetron 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)
    Q. How does palonosetron work?
    Palonosetron 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)