NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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netupitant and palonosetron hydrochloride
(neh-TOO-pih-tunt ... pa-loh-NOH-seh-tron HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
A combination of two drugs used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. It is a combination of netupitant and palonosetron hydrochloride. Netupitant and palonosetron hydrochloride blocks the action of chemicals in the brain that may trigger nausea and vomiting. Netupitant and palonosetron hydrochloride is a type of antiemetic. Also called Akynzeo.