Emend is a prescription medication that is used to prevent nausea and vomiting in patients that are undergoing chemotherapy. Emend contains the drug aprepitant and works by blocking the actions of certain chemicals in the body that can cause nausea or vomiting. Emend should be taken in advance and will not treat existing nausea or vomiting.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Emend include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of aprepitant:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Emend?
Call your doctor if you miss your dose of Emend.
What is the strength of Emend?
Emend is available in strengths of 80mg and 125mg.