Aprepitant

FDA Approved: * September 24, 2012
Pharm Company: * SANDOZ
Category: Cancer

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



Aprepitant Overview

Aprepitant (brand name: Emend (the brand name used in all English-speaking countries)) is an antiemetic chemical compound that belongs to a class of drugs called substance P antagonists (SPA). It mediates its effect by blocking the neurokinin 1 (NK1) receptor. Aprepitant is manufactured by Merck & Co. under the brand name Emend for prevention of acute and delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) and for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting. It was approved by th...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Aprepitant
  • Capsule: 125mg, 40mg, 80mg, 80mg + 125mg
  • Emulsion: 130mg/18ml (7.2mg/ml)
  • For Suspension: 125mg/kit
  • Injection: 130mg
  • Powder: 115mg/vial, 150mg/vial
  • Solution: 125mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Aprepitant: (8 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0781-2321 Aprepitant 40 mg Oral Capsule by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-2322 Aprepitant 80 mg Oral Capsule by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-2323 Aprepitant 125 mg Oral Capsule by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-4063 Aprepitant Kit by Sandoz Inc
  • 68462-112 Aprepitant Kit by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
  • 68462-583 Aprepitant 40 mg Oral Capsule by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
  • 68462-584 Aprepitant 80 mg Oral Capsule by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
  • 68462-585 Aprepitant 125 mg Oral Capsule by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA

Other drugs which contain Aprepitant or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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