Manufacturer: Dr. Reddy's
Trade name: Empov
Strength: 125 mg 1 capsule and 80 mg 2 capsule
Active ingredient: Aprepitant
Pregnancy category: Aprepitant belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B (No risk in non-human studies).
Uses: Empov capsule kit is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy and after certain surgeries.
How to use: Befor taking Empov capsule kit read information leaflet or ask your pharmacist. It is taken orally with or without food. To prevent the nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy it is given 1 hour before the treatment.This medicine causes dizziness. Do not take alcohol as it increaes dizziness. Do not drive or perform skillful jobs after taking aprepitant.
Side Effects: Diarrhea, dizziness, headache, hiccups, tiredness, upset stomach, weakness
Dosage: Day 1: 125 mg orally 1 hour prior to chemotherapy. Day 2 and 3: 80 mg orally in the morning
Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: July 19th, 2016
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