Aprepitant is known to be highly effective in preventing vomiting and nausea that are caused by cancer medications. Aprepitant is not used alone and is a part of medication when one goes under surgery or is under severe medication process.
Drug Name: Aprepitant
Aprepitant is a medication that is used to prevent vomiting and using in patients who are undergoing chemotherapy. Aprepitant may be used for situations when medication in patients suffering from cancer creates unwanted effects. Aprepitant is also sometimes used to work after surgery for preventing nausea and vomiting. The Aprepitant works by blocking neurokinin one which is body's natural substance and is known to cause vomiting. Aprepitant has no effect on nausea or vomiting cases if one is already suffering from it. Aprepitant may have a lot of other uses that are not mentioned on the label.
Aprepitant side effects may not be completely mentioned here. There may be more side effects to the medication than the ones mentioned here. Aprepitant is known to be highly reactive and any sedative that is taken should be closely monitored with the medication in order to ensure that the patients are safe. It is advised that anything disturbing is brought to the doctor's attention immediately:
The patients must be closely monitored when under the dose and any persistent side effects must be immediately addressed by the doctors.
Like any other drug, Aprepitant may interact with other drugs and substances. You should consult with your doctor or medical professional before adding any new medication, including over the counter drugs. Below is a list of drugs that have been known to interact with Aprepitant. Note that this list does not include all possible drug interactions.
All the herbal and non-herbal medication that are taken must be made known to the doctors so that they can judge the dosage appropriately and ensure that the patients are getting the desired dose.