Themiset injection: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Themis Medicare

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Trade name: Themiset

Strength: 75 mcg per 1.5mL

Type: Injection

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: Themiset injection is used to prevent the nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy.

How to use: Themiset 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.

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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