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Before using aprepitant or fosaprepitant injection,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to fosaprepitant, aprepitant, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in aprepitant (Cinvanti) injection such as egg lecithin and soybean oil) or fosaprepitant (Emend) injection such as polysorbate 80 and lactose anhydrous. Ask your pharmacist for a list of the ingredients.
- tell your doctor if you are taking pimozide (Orap). Your doctor will probably tell you not to use aprepitant or fosaprepitant injection if you are taking this medication.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what other prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: anticoagulants ('blood thinners') such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven); certain antifungals such as itraconazole (Onmel, Sporanox) and ketoconazole; benzodiazepines such as alprazolam (Xanax), midazolam, and triazolam (Halcion); certain cancer chemotherapy medications such as ifosfamide (Ifex), vinblastine, and vincristine (Marquibo); carbamazepine (Tegretol, Teril); clarithromycin (Biaxin, in Prevpac); diltiazem (Cardizem, Dilacor); certain HIV protease inhibitors such as nelfinavir (Viracept) and ritonavir (Norvir); hormonal contraceptives (birth control pills, patches, rings, and injections); nefazodone; oral steroids such as dexamethasone and methylprednisolone (Medrol); phenytoin (Dilantin, Phenytek); rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane); and troleandomycin (TAO, no longer available in the U.S.). Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects. Many other medications may also interact with aprepitant and fosaprepitant, so be sure to tell your doctor about all the medications you are taking, even those that do not appear on this list.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had liver disease.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. If you are taking birth control medications during treatment with aprepitant or fosaprepitant you should also use an additional method of birth control to avoid pregnancy during treatment with aprepitant or fosaprepitant and for 1 month after your final dose. Talk to your doctor about birth control methods while you are receiving aprepitant or fosaprepitant and after treatment. If you become pregnant while using aprepitant or fosaprepitant injection, call your doctor.
- tiredness or weakness
- pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site
- shortness of breath
- difficulty breathing or swallowing
- peeling or blistering of the skin
- rapid or weak heartbeat