Which neurokinin 1 receptor antagonists (NK1 RA) are used to prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)?

Updated: May 31, 2018
  • Author: Winston W Tan, MD, FACP; more...
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Neurokinin 1 receptor antagonist (NK1 RA):

  • Aprepitant (APR) PO/IV
  • Fosaprepitant (FOS)
  • Netupitant/palonosetron (fixed NK1 RA and selective 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor antagonist [5-HT3 RA] combination)

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