Varubi is a prescription medication used with other medications to help prevent nausea and vomiting that happens later with certain chemotherapy.
It belongs to a group of drugs called antiemetics. These work to block the receptor that plays a big part in nausea and vomiting induced by certain cancer chemotherapies.
Varubi is available in tablet form and is typically taken before you receive your chemotherapy. It can be taken with or without food.
Common side effects include low white blood cell count, hiccups, decreased appetite and dizziness.
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how this medication affects you.