"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Akynzeo (netupitant and palonosetron) to treat nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy.
Akynzeo is a fixed combination capsule comprised of two drugs. Oral palonose"...
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PALONOSETRON - INJECTION
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Aloxi
USES: This medication is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy. It may also be used to prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery.
It works by blocking the hormone (serotonin) that causes vomiting.
HOW TO USE: This medication is given by injection into a vein by a health care professional. It is given as directed by your doctor, usually 30 minutes before chemotherapy or right before anesthesia for surgery. In children, the dosage is based on weight.
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