Aprecap 125mg/80mg

Aprepitant

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Description

SKU 1490
US Brand Name Aprepitant
Strength 125mg/80mg Kit
Generic Name Aprepitant
Manufacturer Glenmark

 

Description of the drug

Aprepitant is an active ingredient of Aprecap drug which is put under the anti-cancer category. It is available in capsule form and is prescribed for both men and women. This drug is often prescribed to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drug treatment (chemotherapy). An antiemetic chemical compound belongs to a class of drugs called substance P antagonists (SPA).

Indications and Usage:

Aprepitant is taken with other medicines to treat nausea and vomiting that patients experience while undergoing chemotherapy. This ingredient can block one’s body natural substance that causes vomiting, but it will not treat vomiting if you are already suffering from it. It’s better to consult your doctor for further instructions if you already have nausea or vomiting.

Those who are taking this medicine to prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery, they will probably take one dose of 40 milligrams before chemotherapy. Exact dosage is based on the medical condition of the patient as well as response to treatment.

Dosage and Administration:

Recommended dose:

Usually, Aprepitant is taken once every day, with or without food, during the initial days of cancer chemotherapy. Doctors recommend Aprepitant one hour before the first dose of chemotherapy. After that, patients can take it in the morning for the next few days. One has to follow the directions on how much and when to take this medicine. More or less dosage of Aprepitant may harm your body, so take it as prescribed by the expert.

Method of Administration:

Aprepitant comes as a capsule that you can take orally. Its capsules come in two strengths that are prescribed to take at different times. Only your doctor can direct how much strength is needed to prevent nausea and vomiting. It’s usually taken during first 3 days of chemotherapy administration.

Missed dose

You are not supposed to miss a dose of aprepitant and take it according to the prescribed schedule. In case you miss a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately to confirm your medical condition and get a new dosing schedule.

Overdose:

An overdose of any medicine is not good for health. If you suspect having taken the overdose of Aprepitant, then contact your doctor immediately to understand its consequences. The waves of nausea and vomiting are possible in overdose.

Forms and Strengths:

Aprepitant is available in 125mg/80mg Kit under the brand name Aprecap.

Contraindications:

Aprepitant is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any of the caspule’s component.

Warnings and precautions:

  • It’s important that you are allergic or suffering from other allergies before using Aprepitant.
  • This substance may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems, so be careful for that.
  • Use Aprepitant with extreme caution in children as safety and effectiveness in children have not been assured yet. 
  • Talk to your pharmacist and discuss your medical history with your doctor. 
  • During pregnancy, this medication should be taken only when firmly prescribed. It is not known if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of Aprepitant with your doctor.

Side effects:

There are some possible side effects of Aprepitant, such as:

  • Constipation
  • Fever
  • Weakness
  • Tiredness
  • Itching
  • Diarrhea
  • Gas
  • Stomach pain
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Hiccups
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Hair loss

Some severe side effects of this medication can be hives and rash. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while taking this medication. You will come across some more side effects while browsing for Aprecap 120mg/80 mg online.

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may alter how your medications are supposed to work or increase your risk for serious side effects. There are some medications that can affect the removal of Aprepitant from your body, so they may change the effects of Aprepitant. Some particular medications that can cause drug interactions include:

  • Diltiazem
  • Macrolide antibiotics (clarithromycin, erythromycin)
  • Azole antifungals (itraconazole, ketoconazole)
  • Rifamycins (rifampin, rifabutin)
  • Benzodiazepines (alprazolam, midazolam, triazolam)
  • Nefazodone
  • HIV protease inhibitors (ritonavir, nelfinavir),
  • Certain anti-seizure medicines (carbamazepine, phenytoin)

Ingredients

This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Each capsule of Aprecap for oral administration contains 40 mg, 80 mg, or 125 mg of Aprepitant as an active ingredient. Aprepitant works by blocking one of the body’s natural substance that causes vomiting.

Storage information:

Store it at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C). Keep it away from light and moisture and do not store in the bathroom or wet area. Properly discard this medicine when its date is expired.

Manufacturer:

Aprecap is manufactured by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, which headquartered in Mumbai, India. You can easily Aprecap 120mg/80 mg online from our website and have it delivered at your doorstep.

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