Aprepitant Coupon - Aprepitant 40mg capsule


APREPITANT is used with other medicines to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatment (chemotherapy). It is also used alone to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by anesthesia used during surgery. Compare NK1 receptor antagonists.
Aprepitant Coupon - Aprepitant 40mg capsule

Aprepitant Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Do not take this medicine if you already have nausea and vomiting. Ask your health care provider what to do if you already have nausea.

Birth control pills and other methods of hormonal contraception (for example, IUD or patch) may not work properly while you are taking this medicine. Use an extra method of birth control during treatment and for 1 month after your last dose of aprepitant.

This medicine should not be used continuously for a long time.

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check-ups. This medicine may change your liver function blood test results.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Black or tarry stools




lower back or side pain

painful or difficult urination

pale skin

shortness of breath

sore throat

ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin

confusion about identity, place, and time


itching or skin rash

joint or muscle pain

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

redness of the skin

red, irritated eyes

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

slow or irregular heartbeat

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Acid or sour stomach



decreased urination


dry mouth




increase in heart rate


lack or loss of strength


loss of appetite


rapid breathing

stomach discomfort upset or pain

sunken eyes

swelling or inflammation of the mouth


weight loss

wrinkled skin

Less common

Burning feeling in the chest or stomach

hot flashes


pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat

tenderness in the stomach area

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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