Aprepitant
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Aprepitant?

(ap RE pi tant)

• This medicine is used to prevent nausea and vomiting.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take St John's wort with this medicine. It may make this medicine less effective.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Birth control pills and other hormone-based birth control may not work to prevent pregnancy. Use another form of birth control while taking this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful...

 
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