Active ingredients: aprepitant
What it is used for
Aprepitant, in combination with other antiemetic agents, is indicated for the prevention of acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of: - highly emetogenic cancer chemotherapy. - moderately emetogenic cancer chemotherapy. Aprepitant is indicated for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
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Opaque hard gelatin capsules with a blue cap and white body, printed with 165 mg on the body
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on May 1, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient aprepitant
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems