Brand name – Apriset I.V.
Generic name – Fosaprepitant Dimeglumine
Manufacture – Alkem
Strength – 150mg
Dosage – Injection
Composition – Fosaprepitant Dimeglumine
Indication – Chemotherapy (Prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer)
Storage – At a cool place
Overview Apriset I.V 150mg injection
Apriset I.V. 150mg injection is used with cancer medicine to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by medicine cancer medicine. Fosaprepitant Dimeglumine works by stopping the action of the natural substance responsible for vomiting. Fosaprepitant Dimeglumine will not work if you have nausea and vomiting already present.
How to use Apriset I.V. 150mg injection
Apriset I.V. injection is available in injection form and given into a vein by your professional healthcare as prescribed by your doctor. However, this injection is usually given 30 minutes before the start of chemotherapy. Sometimes, your doctor may advise you to take another form of this medicine through mouth. In children, the Apriset I.V. dose depends on age and weight. If you have any questions, feel free to your doctor.
Apriset I.V. 150mg has some common side effects if mention below effects are seen in patients consult the doctor.
- Pain and redness where medicine injected
- Sleeping disorder
- Flu symptoms
- Body ache
- Ringing in the ear
- Hot and dry skin
- Loss of appetite
- Pain in the stomach
Do not avoid the above-mentioned symptoms as a result you may get severe effects. Consult your doctor soon for further guidance.
You should follow the doctor's prescription strictly for better results. Do not take this injection in the wrong way, it may give severe side effects and treatment may get delayed.
After starting the treatment, if you feel comfortable then continue otherwise inform your doctor about the problem.
If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember but do not take twice a dose at a time. Do not try to take the missed dose at the time of the next dose. For missed doses consult the doctor. To catch up no not double the dose.
If you have taken an excess amount, more than the doctor advised at a time, immediately consult the doctor for medical attention.
You should take the medicine the doctor prescribed for better health and to get recovery soon. Missed or over-dose will impact your overall health which is not good for your healthy life.
Apriset I.V. 150 injection may cause a reaction in some patients. Before starting treatment discuss all benefits and risks with your doctor.
Do not try to stop or change the medicine without consulting with the doctor.
If you going through some other treatment inform your doctor at the beginning of the treatment. Because those medicines may react and slow down the process or may give side effects.
If you have or ever had liver disease inform the beginning of the treatment.
Pregnant women and breastfeeding women consult with the doctor first before taking this medicine. This injection will harm the health of your baby.
Interaction with alcohol is still unknown, it is better to talk with a doctor before consuming alcohol
At the beginning of the treatment inform the doctor about the medicine you taking or have taken a few days back. Below are mentions of some medicines for your knowledge.
- Azole antifungals
- Macrolide antibiotic
- HIV protease inhibitors
Q1. What is the use of Apriset I.V. 150mg injection?
Ans - Apriset I.V. 150mg injection is used to prevent nausea and vomiting during treatment of cancer medicine.
Q2. Can I drive after taking this injection?
Ans – Do not drive because you may feel dizzy. Operating heavy machinery is also not recommended.
Q3. Shall I plan for the baby during treatment with Apriset I.V. 150mg injection?
Ans – It is better to consult with your doctor beforehand because Apriset I.V. may cause severe problems for your baby.
Q4. From where I can buy Apriset I.V. 150 injection?
Ans - Apriset I.V. injection is available at Magicine Pharma's official website at an affordable price.
Q5. How long treatment will go Apriset I.V. injection?
Ans – The duration of treatment will go according to the overall health of the patients.
Q6. Should I buy and store it at home?
Ans – You should not store it at home, it should be stored in the clinic only.
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Apriset I.V.: Drug information available at: https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-149985/fosaprepitant-intravenous/details
Apriset I.V.: side effects, warning, interaction, and dosages information available at: https://www.rxlist.com/emend-injection-drug.htm#indications and https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-149985/fosaprepitant-intravenous/details