くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 10/2012

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Aloxi i.v. injection 0.75mg
 Active ingredient:
Palonosetron Hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is used to prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. It is usually used for the treatment of gastrointestinal symptom (nausea, vomiting) caused by anti-cancer medicines.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have constipation, abdominal pain or abdominal distension
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • Generally, this medicine is given once daily by intravenous injection or intravenous drip infusion.
  • This medicine is given during the period of administration of anti-cancer medications which cause nausea and vomiting. Ask your doctor for more information.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include constipation, headache and vascular pain. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • itching, erythema (skin redness), difficulty breathing [shock, anaphylaxis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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