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Does Emend interact with other medications or foods?

Emend, generic name aprepitant, may interact with certain medications. Taking Emend with pimozide can cause serious, life-threatening complications. Emend is also not recommended to take with some other medications, unless absolutely necessary, in which case your doctor may modify dosage to avoid complications. These medications include: nelfinavir, diltiazem, fentanyl, itraconazole, ketoconazole, nefazodone, clarithromycin, troleandomycin and warfarin. Use of other medications with Emend may also increase the risk for side effects. Talk to your doctor about any medications you are currently taking, and do not take new medication without consulting your doctor first. It is safe to take Emend with or without food.

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