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Akynzeo is an antiemetic medication and chemotherapy side effects treatment to reduce nausea and vomiting that patients experience when undergoing chemotherapy treatments. Some treatments are highly emetogenic, which in everyday terms means that the patient usually experiences nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy. The cancer medicine cisplatin is one of the ones that creates these chemotherapy side effects. You can buy Akynzeo capsules or powder with a prescription from most pharmacies, and it may be a drug you can order from Canada to get a better Akynzeo capsule cost.
Akynzeo is take as one capsule one hour before starting each chemotherapy session.
The active ingredients in Akynzeo are Palonosetron and Netupitant.
Never exceed the maximum dosage amount of one Akynzeo capsule one hour before beginning chemotherapy at each session. If you are not experiencing sufficient relief from one capsule, then speak with your doctor about dosage.
Do not take Akynzeo capsules if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant unless your doctor approves taking it after an in-person consultation with you. If you become pregnant will taking Akynzeo discontinue use immediately and see your doctor again to discuss vomiting from chemotherapy options.
Keep medication out of the reach of children and be mindful of the medication’s expiry date.
Akynzeo uses are to be limited to getting relief from chemotherapy nausea and vomiting, and there is the possibility of drug interaction between Akynzeo capsules and stimulant medicine, opioid medicine, herbal products, or medicine for depression, mental illness, Parkinson's disease, migraine headaches, or infections. These medicines may interact with the ingredients Netupitant and Palonosetron and creates a risk for serotonin syndrome.
Discuss all medications and supplements you are taking with your doctor when you meet to discuss this chemotherapy side effects medication before you proceed to buy Akynzeo capsules.
Side effects from Akynzeo capsules are rare, but some users may experience headache, fatigue, or constipation.
If these side effects are severe (and headache especially) you should discontinue use and speak to your physician regarding other chemotherapy nausea treatment options. Taking a fiber laxative or stool softener product can help with constipation.