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Side effect(s) of Aprepitant

Read the side effects of Aprepitant as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Body as a Whole - Weakness/fatigue, dizziness, dehydration, abdominal pain, fever, hair loss.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, constipation, gas, diarrhea, vomiting, heartburn and stomach discomfort/pain.

ENT - Ringing in the ear.

Blood - Decrease in white blood cells.

Metabolic - Loss of appetite, anorexia.

Central Nervous System - Headache and sleeplessness.

Heart - Heart burn. Respiratory - Hiccups.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.
* It is not used to treat nausea and vomiting that you already have.

Drug Name : Aprepitant

Aprepitant(Emend) generic is an antiemetic, prescribed for prevention of acute and delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting and it is used with other medications to prevent nausea and vomiting that may occur within 24 hours after receiving cancer chemotherapy treatment.Aprepitant works by blocking one of the body's natural substances (substance P/neurokinin 1) that causes vomiting.
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