Antiemetic prophylaxis (AEP) are treatments taken before chemotherapy designed to prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea/vomiting. Drugs usually used in AEP include:[1]

  • NK1 antagonists like aprepitant (Emend)
  • 5-HT3 antagonists like ondansetron (Zofran)
  • Corticosteroid like dexamethasone

Reference listEdit

  1. Williams, D; Schore, RJ (29 May 2014). Coppes, MJ; Windle, ML, ed. "Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting Treatment & Management". Medscape Reference. New York, USA: WebMD. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 

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