Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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.