It is used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. It is also used to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting after surgery. For full prescribing information, view the drug label information. This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE: WHAT DO I NEED TO TELL MY DOCTOR BEFORE I TAKE THIS DRUG?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
HOW TO USE THIS MEDICINE (HOW IS THIS DRUG BEST TAKEN?)
These tablets are made to dissolve in the mouth. Do not try to push the tablet through the foil backing. With dry hands, peel away the foil backing and gently remove the tablet. Place the tablet in the mouth and allow it to dissolve, then swallow. While you may take these tablets with water, it is not necessary to do so.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
WHAT DO I DO IF I MISS A DOSE?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
WHAT MAY INTERACT WITH THIS MEDICINE?
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS: WHAT ARE SOME SIDE EFFECTS THAT I NEED TO CALL MY DOCTOR ABOUT RIGHT AWAY?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue; breathing problems; confusion; dizziness; fast or irregular heartbeat; feeling faint or lightheaded, falls; fever and chills; loss of balance or coordination; seizures; sweating; swelling of the hands and feet; tightness in the chest; tremors; unusually weak or tired.
WHAT ARE SOME OTHER SIDE EFFECTS OF THIS DRUG?
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Check with your doctor or health care professional as soon as you can if you have any sign of an allergic reaction.
HOW DO I STORE AND/OR THROW OUT THIS DRUG?
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store between 2 and 30 degrees C (36 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor. Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs. Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor. Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with the doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. NOTE: This is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.