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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


Emend for Injection  listen  (ee-MEND ... in-JEK-shun)

  A drug used together with other drugs to prevent and control nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatment. It is given in a vein. It is a type of antiemetic and a type of substance P/neurokinin 1 receptor antagonist. Also called fosaprepitant dimeglumine.