Information about Fosaprepitant

    Fosaprepitant uses

    Fosaprepitant is used in vomiting.

    How fosaprepitant works

    Fosaprepitant 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.

    Common side effects of fosaprepitant

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

    Available Medicine for Fosaprepitant

    • ₹1333 to ₹2464
      MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹2211
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹2091
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹2571
      Celon Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹2275
      Cipla Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Fosaprepitant

    • 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.

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 10 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)