Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Cinvanti

Descriptions


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 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