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Fosaprepitant

Information

Uses

Fosaprepitant is used in vomiting

How it works

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

Common side effects

Headache, Dyspepsia, Fatigue, Decreased appetite, Liver enzyme abnormal, Constipation

Available Medicine

  • ₹1333 to ₹2464
    MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹2091
    Biocon
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹2211
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹2275
    Cipla Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹2571
    Celon Laboratories 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 20 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)