Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Aponvie
  2. Cinvanti


Aprepitant injection is used together with other medicines (eg, dexamethasone, granisetron, ondansetron) to prevent acute and delayed nausea and vomiting caused by cancer medicines (chemotherapy). It is also used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may occur after surgery. Aprepitant is a substance P/neurokinin 1 (NK1) receptor antagonist that works by blocking the signals to the brain that cause nausea and vomiting.

This medicine is given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Emulsion