Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Varubi


Rolapitant is used together with other medicines (eg, dexamethasone) to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting that is caused by cancer medicines (chemotherapy). Rolapitant is a substance P/neurokinin 1 (NK1) receptor antagonist. It works by blocking the signals to the brain that cause nausea and vomiting.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet