Drug Index

Aprepitant

 
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Indication :

• Chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting


Dosing :

>6 months: 3 mg/kg (Max: 125 mg) orally 1 hour prior to chemotherapy. On 2nd and 3rd day of chemotherapy, give 2 mg/kg (Max: 80 mg).


Adverse Effect :

Rash, urticaria, Steven Johnson syndrome, headache, malaise, constipation, drowsiness, fever, dizziness, arrhythmias, QTc prolongation, anaphylaxis, elevated transaminases, oculogyric crises.

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