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PO- The recommended dose is 125 mg, 1 hour prior to chemotherapy treatment (Day 1) and 80 mg orally once daily in the morning on Days 2 and 3. How it should be taken :
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food. Special Instruction :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of nausea or vomiting, liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Side Effects :
Body as a Whole - Weakness/fatigue, dizziness, dehydration, abdominal pain and fever.
Gastrointestinal - Nausea, constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, heartburn and stomach discomfort.
ENT - Ringing in the ear.
Blood - Decrease in white blood cells.
Metabolic - Loss of appetite.
Central Nervous System - Headache and sleeplessness. Respiratory - Hiccups.