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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Emestop 40. Please consult your doctor.
Emestop 40 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develop... View More
Emestop 40 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Emestop 40 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Emestop 40 is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Emestop 40 is recommended.
Emestop 40 is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Emestop 40 may not be needed ... View More
Emestop 40 is a prescription medicine used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. It is also used in the prevention of postoperative nau... View More
Uses of Emestop 40
- Nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy
Side effects of Emestop 40
- Loss of appetite
How to use Emestop 40
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Emestop 40 works
Emestop 40 is an antiemetic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (neurokinin) in the brain that may cause nausea and vomi... View More
What if you forget to take Emestop 40?
If you miss a dose of Emestop 40, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to you... View More
- Emestop 40 helps prevent nausea and vomiting caused by certain chemotherapy medicines.
- It will not help if you already have nausea and vomiting.
- Do not use it continuously for a long time.
- It is recommended to take Emestop 40 1 hour before chemotherapy treatment (Day 1) and in the morning on Days 2 and 3.
- It may damage sperms and may harm the baby if used during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Prevent nausea and vomiting caused by certain types of cancer medicines (chemotherapy), prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery.
May be taken with or without food.
Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Adults PO 40 mg within 3 h prior to induction of anesthesia. Prevention of Chemotherapy–Induced Nau... View More
Capsule: Aged <12 years and weight <30 kg: Safety and efficacy not established
Coadministration of astemizole, cisapride, pimozide, or terfenadine; hypersensitivity to any component of the product.
Mode of Action
Aprepitant is an antiemetic which acts as a substance P/neurokinin 1 (NK1) receptor antagonist. It also enhances antiemetic activity of 5HT3 antagonists... View More
This medicine could make hormonal contraceptives, eg the pill, mini-pill or patch less effective at preventing pregnancy. If you are using hormonal cont... View More
>10% (only seen in CINV) Headache,Asthenia/fatigue,Anorexia,Constipation,Diarrhea,Nausea,Alopecia,Hiccups 1-10% (selected) Dizziness,Insomnia,Brady... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Insufficient data on use in pregnant women to inform a drug associated risk; in animal reproduction studies, no adverse developmental effects... View More
Concurrent use with CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. clarithromycin, troleandomycin, diltiazem, verapamil, itraconazole, ketoconazole, nefazodone, ritonavir, nel... View More
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