Palonosetron

What is Palonosetron?

Palonosetron (INN, trade name Aloxi) is a 5-HT3 antagonist used in the prevention and treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). It is used for the control of delayed CINV—nausea and vomiting and there are tentative data to suggest that it may be better than granisetron.

Palonosetron is administered intravenously, as a single dose, 30 minutes before chemotherapy,

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At store, evidently the anti-nausea medicine you recommended, Motilium, is not availabe to be sold in the U.S. Please respond as quickly as...

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ondansetron - Generic name, the brand name does not matter, ask your pharmacist.

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hi - my dad is undergoing chemotheraphy - D+Cisplatin+5Fu combination.....he is being treated for stomach cancer . After medication, he had bad...

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Chemotherapy induced nausea vomiting are common side effects, probiotics can be helpful, in severe diarrhea loperamide can be used. to prevent...

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At store, evidently the anti- nausea medicine you recommended, Motilium , is not availabe to be sold in the U.S. Please respond as quickly as...

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hi - my dad is undergoing chemotheraphy - D+Cisplatin+5Fu combination.....he is being treated for stomach cancer . After medication, he had bad...

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