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Fosaprepitant

Information

Uses

Fosaprepitant is used in vomiting

How it works

Fosaprepitant inhibits the action of a chemical messenger in the brain that may cause vomiting, during the administration of cancer treatment drugs.

Common side effects

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

Available Medicine

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

Expert advice

  • 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

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 27 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)