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Palonosetron Warrants Adequate Caloric Intake in Oncology Patients Receiving High Emetogenic Chemotherapy
Date:3/20/2009

nts receiving moderately emetogenic chemotherapies. A single intravenous dose of palonosetron (0.25 mg) provides better protection from CINV than first-generation 5-HT3 receptor antagonists throughout a 5-day post-chemotherapy period*. This means that a single administration of palonosetron also grants protection during the delayed phase of CINV*.

Palonosetron 0.075 mg IV is also approved by FDA as a single intravenous dose administered immediately before the induction of anaesthesia for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) for up to 24 hours following surgery.

Palonosetron is contraindicated in patients known to have hypersensitivity to the drug or any of its components. The most commonly reported adverse reactions (incidence greater than or equal to 2%) in CINV trials with palonosetron were headache (9%) and constipation (5%), and they were similar to the comparators. In PONV trials, the most commonly reported adverse reactions were QT prolongation (5%), bradycardia (4%), headache (3%), and constipation (2%), similar to placebo.

Palonosetron has been developed by Helsinn Healthcare SA of Switzerland and today it is marketed as Aloxi(R), Onicit(R), and Paloxi(R). Palonosetron, marketed as Aloxi(r), is the leading brand in the USA within the CINV Day of Chemo segment, and it is steadily growing in the European markets. Its approval in Japan is expected during 2009.

For more information about palonosetron, please visit the website: http://www.aloxi.com

About Helsinn Group

Helsinn is a privately owned pharmaceutical group with headquarters in Lugano, Switzerland, and subsidiaries in Ireland and USA. Helsinn is the worldwide licensor of palonosetron.

Helsinn's unique business model is focused on the licensing of pharmaceuticals and medical devices in therapeutic niche areas. The Gr
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