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Overview

Opilo Kit

Manufacturer: Abbott India Ltd
Medicine composition: Aprepitant, Aprepitant
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Opilo Kit is an antiemetic. It is used after chemotherapy or after surgery to prevent vomiting and feelings of nausea. It functions by blocking the substances in the brain that cause nausea and vomiting. It can be used in combination with other medications.

On using this medication you may experience side effects such as headache, constipation, chest pain, dizziness, fatigue, heartburn, reduced appetite, diarrhea, irregular heartbeat, mental/mood disorders, breathlessness, hives, sore throat, skin rash, swelling of facial features, fever, trouble breathing or swallowing. If reactions persist or become worse over time seek medical help as soon as possible.

Avoid using this medication if you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Opilo Kit. Before using this medication tell your doctor if: you have nausea or vomiting, you are allergic to any food or medicine or substance, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby.

The usual adult dose for treating nausea or vomiting post cancer treatment medication is 125 mg orally an hour after chemo on the first day and 80 mg orally for the next two days in the morning. Ideally dosage should be prescribed by the doctor.

In addition to its intended effect, Opilo Kit may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Headache
Dyspepsia
Increased liver enzymes
Decreased appetite
Is It safe with alcohol?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Emvoid injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of Aprepitant, 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.
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
Levocet Syrup
Decmax 4Mg Tablet
DECAMYCIN 4MG INJECTION
Zathrin Redimix Suspension
What are you using Opilo Kit for?
Other
Vomiting
How much was the improvement?
Poor
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
More than 2 days
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Four times A Day
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