Information about Fosaprepitant
Fosaprepitant is used to prevent nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy.
How Fosaprepitant works
Fosaprepitant is an antiemetic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (neurokinin) in the brain that may cause nausea and vomiting during anti-cancer treatment (chemotherapy).
Common side effects of Fosaprepitant
Headache, Hiccup, Indigestion, Fatigue, Increased liver enzymes, Decreased appetite, Constipation
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Expert advice for Fosaprepitant
- Fosaprepitant is given as a drip into the vein under the supervision of a doctor.
- It makes you feel dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive until you know how this medicine affects you.
- You will be monitored for liver functioning regularly while taking this medication.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.