APRECAP 125/80 CAPSULE

APRECAP 125/80 CAPSULE

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Brand name – Aprecap 125/80mg capsule

Generic name – Aprepitant

Manufacturer – Zydus

Strength – 125mg and 80mg

Dosage Form – Capsules

Composition – Aprecap

Indication – Against the side effects of Chemotherapy

Storage – at room temperature

Overview Of Aprecap 125/80mg Capsule
Aprecap 125 / 80mg capsules are antiemetic medications that reduce the side effects of getting chemotherapy. The generic name of this medication is Aprepitant and it is a neurokinin1 receptor antagonist. It reduces nausea and vomiting in the patients who undergo cancer treatment. It is a strictly prescription-based medication.

Pharmacodynamics

Aprecap is an antiemetic drug that is it stops the nausea and vomiting caused by anticancer medications. It is a substance P/ neurokinin 1 receptor antagonist. This medication crosses the blood-brain barrier and binds to the NK1 receptors. As a result, it stops the nausea and vomiting which occur as side effects of the medicine.

  • Dizziness
  • Heartburn
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fever
  • Itching
  • Hair loss
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Shortness of breath
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Rashes and hives on the skin
  • Blisters on the skin

This medicine is prescribed by the doctor hence, it is advisable to follow the prescription given. Aprecap 125mg/80 mg capsules is taken orally once every day and it can be taken with or without food.

Missed dose

It is advisable to avoid missing any doses. In case you miss a dose of Aprecap capsules consult your doctor immediately.

Overdose

In case of an overdose on Aprecap 125mg /80mg, contact your doctor or any healthcare provider and seek medical attention immediately.

  • Aprecap can cause an allergic reaction in some patients. Therefore it is better to read the complete composition before use and consult the doctor to find an alternative.
  • Inform the doctor about all the vitamin supplements, herbal medications, and prescription and non-prescription medications.
  • It is advisable to avoid pregnancy and breastfeeding during and till one month after the last dose of Aprecap tablets since it can harm the fetus. Also, use additional contraceptives in case you are using hormonal contraceptives.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption and also avoid driving and operating heavy machinery.
  • Inform the doctor if you have a past medical history of liver disease.

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