Emend 150Mg Injection

Manufacturer: MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Fosaprepitant
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Emend 150Mg Injection is an antiemetic drug, which is given to patients undergoing chemotherapy to prevent nausea and vomiting.

It works by blocking the body's natural substances or chemicals that cause these conditions. This is generally prescribed along with other antiemetic medications. Also note that this medication cannot treat the nausea and vomiting that may have already started.

Before you start using this medication, inform your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • You are breastfeeding
  • You have any known allergies
  • You have liver issues
  • You are currently using any other prescription or non-prescription drugs

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

  • Hypersensitivity

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The action of this medication is initiated within 30 minutes after its administration.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The drug will remain active for about 16 hrs.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Emend 150Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medication, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

This medicine is a synthetic antiemetic agent that acts as a selective and high-affinity antagonist of human substance P/neurokinin 1 and prevents acute and delayed nausea and vomiting, usually associated with cancer chemotherapy.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medication interacts with the following medicines which includes CYP3A4 inhibition, Corticosteroids, Immunosuppressants, Midazolam, Diltiazem, Warfarin, and 5-HT3 antagonists

Ques: What is Emend 150Mg Injection?

Ans: This medication is an antiemetic drug, which is given to patients undergoing chemotherapy to prevent nausea and vomiting.

Ques: How long do I need to use Emend 150Mg Injection before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication is to be taken till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Emend 150Mg Injection?

Ans: This medication should be taken in the dosage as prescribed by the doctor.

Ques: Should I use Emend 150Mg Injection empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication should be taken after food in a prescribed dosage.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Emend 150Mg Injection?

Ans: This medication should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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