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

(pal oh NOE se tron)

• This medicine is used to prevent nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy.

• This medicine is used to prevent nausea and vomiting from surgery.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have a heart condition called congenital QT syndrome, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a low potassium or magnesium level, talk with healthcare provider.

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

• 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?

• Headache.

• Constipation. More liquids, regular exercise, or a fiber-containing diet may help. Talk with healthcare provider about a stool softener or laxative.

• Irritation where the shot is given.

• A faster, harmful heartbeat can rarely occur.

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