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Emend IV


I began my first cycle of Folfirinox on 9/10/19.   I was given Emend IV and Aloxi prior to the chemo.  

I expected to suffer nausea and vomiting.

I have not

Does emend work for longer than one day?

Donna - Macmillan
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Hi newpancreticpatient,

Thanks for your post.

I’m glad to hear you’ve not suffered nausea and vomiting. This information tells you a little more about Emend. You’ll see from this, it can have an effect for several days.

Some people are more likely to have nausea/vomiting as treatment goes on. However some people don’t get nausea or vomiting at all.

I hope this is helpful.

Best wishes,


Macmillan Cancer Information Nurse Specialist.


Very helpful Donna.

Cycle #2 yesterday and I am keeping my fingers crossed...