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Palonosetron Hydrochloride (HCL) -- Nausea Medicine

A medicine approved to prevent nausea and vomiting, palonosetron hydrochloride (HCl) is available by prescription only and is sold under the brand name Aloxi®. Specifically, this drug is licensed for the prevention of nausea and vomiting due to surgery or chemotherapy. The IV (intravenous) form of palonosetron is long-acting -- it can prevent nausea and vomiting for several days with just a single dose. This medication also comes in the form of a capsule.
 
Constipation, headaches, and diarrhea are some of the most commonly reported side effects. However, most people tolerate it well, and any problems that do occur tend to be minor and easy to treat.
 
(Click Palonosetron to learn more about this nausea medicine, including information on how it performed in clinical trials, generic availability, and what to do if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.)
 

Palonosetron Hydrochloride (HCL) -- Nausea Medicine

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