Medicine Overview of Emend Capsule
Uses of Emend Capsule
Emend Capsule is used in vomiting.
Side effects of Emend Capsule
Dyspepsia, Headache, Fatigue, Increased liver enzymes, Decreased appetite, Constipation.
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.
Special precautions for Emend Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Emend Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Emend Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactation. Li+more
mited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Emend Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec+more
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Emend Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease+more
. No dose adjustment of Emend Capsule is recommended....
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.+more
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease....
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Levocet Syrup, Decmax 4mg Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Zathrin Redimix Suspension
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.
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