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Emend

Strength

150 mg (powder volume: negligible)

IV administration

Reconstitute with 5 mL of sodium chloride 0.9%injected slowly into vial to reduce foaming, to give a 30 mg/mL solution. Swirl gently, do not shake. Do not administer without further dilution.

Dilute to 1 mg/mL and infuse according to age:

≥6 months to <12 years: 1 hour

≥12 to <18 years: 30 minutes

Other routes of administration

IM: Not recommended.

SC: Not recommended.

Compatible IV fluids

Glucose 5%

Sodium chloride 0.9% is the preferred diluent.

Additional information

Observe closely for anaphylactic reactions.

Refrigerate, do not freeze.

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