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What are aprepitant capsules?

Aprepitant is the generic form of Emend, Emend 2-day, and Emend 3-day. Aprepitant capsules prevent nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy or surgery. Aprepitant is a type of drug known as an antiemetic, and works by blocking the action of neurokinin, a chemical in your brain that triggers nausea and vomiting.

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