Brand name(s): Emend®
What side effects can this medication cause?
Aprepitant may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- extreme tiredness
- stomach pain
- upset stomach
- loss of appetite
Some side effects can be serious. The following symptoms are uncommon, but if you experience any of them, call your doctor immediately:
- skin rash
- difficulty breathing or swallowing
- swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
Laboratory animals who were given aprepitant developed tumors. It is not known if aprepitant increases the risk of tumors in humans. Talk to your doctor about the risks of taking aprepitant.
Aprepitant may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while taking this medication.
Last Revised: 04/01/2004
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