General English name: Palonosetron

Brand: Aloxi

Application: Diseases requiring chemotherapy in adults






Palonosterone Pharmacological Information

Contraindications to the use of the drug palonosterone

Tips to consider before taking palonosterone

Possible side effects of palunosterone

How to store Palunosterone






Palonosterone Pharmacological Information

Drug Information: Palonosterone is known as a 5HT3 receptor antagonist. This medicine is prescribed to prevent you from feeling sick. Palonosterone works by blocking the action of a natural chemical in the body called serotonin. Also called serotonin 5HT.

Chemotherapy can increase the amount of serotonin in the body. There are small receptors in the small intestine and brain called the 5HT3 receptor. Serotonin acts on these receptors and makes you feel sick. By blocking serotonin, palonosterone blocks its effect on 5HT3 receptors and eliminates the feeling of sickness.


Contraindications to the use of the drug palonosterone

Pay attention to the expiration date of the medicine and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.

Never give the medicine to anyone else, even if you have the same symptoms.

• Do not take more than the prescribed dose.


Tips to consider before taking palonosterone

Some medications are not suitable for people with certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking palonosterone:

• If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

• If you have severe constipation.

• If you have an irregular heartbeat.

• If you are currently taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.

• If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.


Possible side effects of palunosterone

All medications can cause side effects; But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:

• Headache

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of palunosterone.


How to store Palunosterone

• Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

• Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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