Aprecap Aprepitant Capsules Details:
Brand Name: Aprecap Kit
Strengths: 125 mg & 80 mg
Manufacturer: Glenmark (onkos) Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Aprepitant blocks the actions of chemicals in the body that trigger nausea and vomiting. It is given ahead of time and will not treat nausea or vomiting that you already have. These capsules are for use in adults and children who are at least 12 years old. Aprepitant oral suspension (liquid) can be given to adults and children as young as 6 months old.
Aprepitant Capsules are used in adults and children to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy. It is also used (only in adults) to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused by surgery.
stomach pain, indigestion, loss of appetite; diarrhea, constipation; hiccups; abnormal liver function tests; headache, dizziness; cough; or feeling weak or tired.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Aprepitant may cause dizziness. This effect may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use this medication with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
Do NOT take more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor.
Hormonal birth control (eg, birth control pills) may not work as well while you are using Aprepitant. To prevent pregnancy, be sure to use an extra form of birth control (eg, condoms) while using this medicine and for 1 month following the last dose of it.
Use Aprecap with extreme caution in CHILDREN; safety and effectiveness in children have not been confirmed.
PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Aprecap while you are pregnant. It is not known if this medicine is found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking it.
This is not a complete list. Ask your health care provider for more information.
Store at room temperature of 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F).
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Aprepitant. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This document does not contain all possible interactions. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.