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View in Spanish: Fosaprepitant dimeglumina

Fosaprepitant dimeglumine (FOS-uh-PREH-pih-tunt dy-MEG-loo-meen)
A drug used together with other drugs to prevent and control nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatment. It is given in a vein. It is a type of antiemetic and a type of substance P/neurokinin 1 receptor antagonist. Also called Emend for Injection.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.