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Aprepitant - A drug used to help prevent and control the nausea and vomiting that can accompany certain cancers treatments such as chemotherapy. Aprepitant belongs to a family of drugs called antiemetics. Some side effects of aprepitant can include the following: fatigue and dizziness, changes in normal bowel function, headaches, fever, hair loss, hiccups, nausea, gas, stomach pain, and loss of appetite. A side effect of hives or a rash may be an indication of an allergic reaction to aprepitant and requires you to call your doctor immediately. Aprepitant is the generic name for Emend®.
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