Why do I need this medicine?
Aprepitant is used to prevent nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy (cancer treatment) and surgery.
How do I take this medicine?
Take Aprepitant exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
You may take Aprepitant with or without food. Swallow the capsule whole.
If you are taking Aprepitant to prevent nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy, take it 1 hour before your chemotherapy treatment.
If you are taking Aprepitant to prevent nausea and vomiting after an operation, take it 3 hours before your operation.
Aprepitant is usually given for a short period of time only. Do not take it for a longer period of time than instructed by your doctor.