What is Fosaprepitan?
Fosaprepitant Injection is a prescription medicine used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy.
How Fosaprepitant is used?
Fosaprepitant Injection is given under the supervision of healthcare professional. Moreover, it is better to take it at a fixed time and you should not stop taking this medication suddenly without talking to your doctor. In case you have missed a dose than it is better to take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your doctor may advice for regular monitoring of liver function test while taking this medicine.
Common side effects of this Injection:
It has most comman side effects like fatigue, headache, loss of appetite, constipation and hiccups. Dizziness and sleepiness may also occur as a side effect, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.s. This medicine may cause diarrhea, so it is beneficial to drink plenty of fluids while using this medicine as it may help to preventso Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.
How This Medicine Works:
This Injection blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or cancer treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from cancer treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). It is given as an injection by a doctor and should not be self-administered.
This Injection 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).
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