Aloxi Drug Information
Aloxi® (palonosetron hydrochloride) is a prescription nausea and vomiting medicine. Specifically, it is used for the prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy or surgery. Initially available as an injectable medication only, Aloxi is now available in capsule form as well. The capsules are approved only for preventing acute nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy; they are not approved for use before surgery.
Some of the most common side effects of Aloxi include:
This drug is not suitable for everyone, so it is important to discuss the prescribing information for Aloxi with your healthcare provider before beginning treatment. For instance, you may not be able to use this product if you are taking certain medications or have certain allergies.
(Click Aloxi for more detailed information on this drug, including details on its effects in the body, what to expect during treatment, and other safety issues to be aware of before using it.)