Emend Capsule

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Composition for Emend NA Capsule

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Primarily used for

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₹444.44/Capsule
3 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Emend Capsule

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Uses of Emend Capsule

Emend Capsule is used in vomiting.
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Side effects of Emend Capsule

Common

Dyspepsia, Headache, Fatigue, Increased liver enzymes, Decreased appetite, Constipation.

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How to use Emend Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Emend Capsule at a fixed time.

How Emend Capsule works

Emend capsule is an antiemetic medication. It inhibits the action of a chemical messenger in the brain that may cause vomiting, during the administration of cancer treatment drugs.

In Depth Information on Emend Capsule

Expert advice for Emend Capsule

  • Fosaprepitant may cause drowsiness, dizziness, light-headedness or sudden sleep. Do not drive or use machinery while using it.
  • Before you use fosaprepitant, tell your doctor if you are taking any other medication.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Emend Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Emend Capsule 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Emend Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactation. Li
mited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Emend Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Emend Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease
. No dose adjustment of Emend Capsule is recommended.
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Liver
Emend Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Emend Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Levocet Syrup, Decmax 4mg Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Fosaprepitant, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Emend NA Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Fosaprepitant

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.

Substitutes for Emend

No substitutes found for this medicine
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