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Healthcare providers can prescribe dolasetron to prevent nausea and vomiting in people who are undergoing surgery or chemotherapy. The drug works by blocking serotonin, a chemical in the body that is associated with nausea and vomiting. It comes in tablet and injectable form. Possible side effects include dizziness, headache, and fatigue.
- Preventing nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy (the tablet form only).
- Preventing or treating nausea and vomiting after surgery (the intravenous form only)