Rolapitant—a new and safer antiemetic agent

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Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is one of the most feared adverse effects of chemotherapy. Now, three trials, all coordinated by Lee Schwartzberg and Bernardo Rapoport, show that rolapitant is a novel, safe and effective agent for the …
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Hitting Jackpot Via Outpatient Pharm Services
SCI implemented antiemetic guidelines that resulted in reducing the use of palonosetron (Aloxi, Eisai) by 43%, resulting in $ 61,000 in savings, Dr. Chibroski said. Reducing unpaid claims provided more savings. Other changes on the drug formulary …
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Insys Files CP; Dronabinol Oral Solution under FDA Review
Insys is looking to get dronabinol oral solution approved for anorexia associated with weight loss in patients suffering from AIDS and chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) in patients who respond inadequately to conventional …
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