Make Sure Antiemetics Are Available for On-Time Administration

The new drug rolapitant (Varubi) will put focus on "antiemetics" used to prevent chemo-induced nausea and vomiting.

Think of rolapitant as similar to oral aprepitant and IV fosaprepitant. These meds help boost the efficacy of "-tron" antiemetics...granisetron, ondansetron, etc.

The key to combating nausea and vomiting with chemo is combining meds from different drug classes...and timing them right.

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