NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,413 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- rolapitant hydrochloride
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A drug used with other drugs to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. Rolapitant hydrochloride blocks the action of chemicals in the central nervous system (CNS) that may trigger nausea and vomiting. It is a type of antiemetic. Also called Varubi.