Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Emend


Aprepitant capsules and oral suspension are used in combination with other medicines to prevent the nausea and vomiting that may occur during cancer treatment (chemotherapy). Aprepitant capsules are also used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may occur after surgery. Aprepitant works in the nervous system to block the action of a chemical that causes vomiting.

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

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule
  • Powder for Suspension