Aloxi

Active Ingredient(s): Palonosetron
FDA Approved: * July 25, 2003
Pharm Company: * HELSINN HLTHCARE
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Aloxi Overview

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 more effective than granisetron.[1] Palonosetron is administered intravenously, as a single dose, 30 minutes before chemotherapy,[2] or as a single oral capsule one hour before chemotherapy.&am...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Palonosetron
  • Capsule: 0.5mg
  • Injection: 0.075mg/1.5ml (0.05mg/ml), 0.25mg/5ml, 0.25mg/5ml (0.05mg/ml)
  • Solution: 0.25mg/5ml, 0.25mg/5ml (0.05mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Aloxi: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 62856-797 Aloxi .25 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection by Eisai, Inc
  • 62856-798 Aloxi .075 mg/1.5ml Intravenous Injection by Eisai, Inc
  • 62856-799 Aloxi 0.5 mg (Palonosetron Hydrochloride 0.056 mg) Oral Capsule by Eisai
  • 69639-103 Aloxi .05 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by Helsinn Therapeutics (U.s.), Inc.

Other drugs which contain Palonosetron or a similar ingredient: (3 results)






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