Trade name: Palostar
Active ingredient: Palonosetron
Category: Palonosetron is a serotonin (5 -HT3) receptor antagonist.
Pregnancy category: Palonosetron belongs to US FDA pregnancy category: C (Risk cannot be ruled out)
Uses: Palostar injection is used to prevent the nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy.
How to use: Palostar injection is given at hospital or clinic by health care provider. Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to serotonin (5-HT3 ) receptor antagonists.
Side Effects: Headache, constipation, tiredness. pain, swelling, or redness at the injection site.
Dosage: 0.25 mg intravenously as a single dose 30 minutes before the start of chemotherapy.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: August 6th, 2016
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