Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Varubi


Rolapitant injection is used together with other medicines (eg, dexamethasone) to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting caused by cancer medicines (chemotherapy). This medicine 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.