Active ingredients: palonosetron
What it is used for
ALOXI is indicated for: - prevention of nausea and vomiting induced by cytotoxic chemotherapy. - prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) for up to 24 hours following surgery.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 60 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear, essentially colourless solution free from evidence of contamination.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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For the active ingredient palonosetron
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems