Empov 125mg Capsule

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Composition for Empov 125mg Capsule

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₹433.33/Capsule
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Medicine Overview of Empov Capsule

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Uses of Empov Capsule

Empov 125mg Capsule is used in vomiting.
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Side effects of Empov Capsule

Common

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

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How to use Empov 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 Empov 125mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Empov Capsule works

Empov 125mg 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 Empov Capsule

Expert advice for Empov Capsule

  • Aprepitant can only prevent nausea and vomiting and is not used for its treatment. Do not start aprepitant if you are already having nausea or vomiting.
  • If you have liver disease, you may be monitored with liver function test regularly, as it may affect the breakdown of this medicine in your body.
  • You are advised to use another or additional non-hormonal form of birth control method during and after up to 2 months of using aprepitant, as certain hormonal birth control [e.g. birth control pills, skin patches, implants, and certain intrauterine devices (IUDs)] may not work adequately when taken along with aprepitant. 
  • Do not drive or use machinery while taking Aprepitant as it may make you feel dizzy and sleepy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Empov 125mg Capsule
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Alcohol
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Pregnancy
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Empov 125mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Empov 125mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Empov 125mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Empov 125mg Capsule is recommended.
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Liver
Empov 125mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Empov 125mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Azita 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Aprepitant, 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 Empov 125mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Aprepitant

Empov is used in adults in combination with other medicines to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy (cancer treatment) or in some cases after a surgery
Empov is an antiemetic that works by blocking the action of neurokinin, a natural substance in the brain that causes nausea and vomiting.

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