Table 2

Costs of Antiemetic Regimens Used During Highly Emetogenic Chemotherapya

Regimen20AWP ($)b
Fosaprepitant 150 mg i.v. once on day 1
Ondansetron 16–24 mg by mouth or 8–16 mg i.v. once on day 1
Dexamethasone 12 mg i.v. or by mouth once on day 1, 8 mg once on day 2, and 8 mg b.i.d. on days 3 and 4
334–397
Fosaprepitant 150 mg i.v. once on day 1
Granisetron 2 mg by mouth or 1 mg i.v. once on day 1
Dexamethasone 12 mg i.v. or by mouth once on day 1, 8 mg once on day 2, and 8 mg b.i.d. on days 3 and 4
352–453
Olanzapine 10 mg by mouth one time daily on days 1–4
Palonosetron 0.25 mg i.v. once on day 1
Dexamethasone 20 mg i.v. once on day 1
641
Rolapitant 180 mg by mouth once on day 1
Ondansetron 16–24 mg by mouth or 8–16 mg i.v. once on day 1
Dexamethasone 12 mg i.v. or by mouth once on day 1 and 8 mg b.i.d. on days 2–4
649–692
Netupitant–palonosetron (300 and 0.5 mg, respectively) by mouth once on day 1
Dexamethasone 12 mg i.v. or by mouth once on day 1 and 8 mg one time daily on days 2–4
666–668
Aprepitant 125 mg by mouth once on day 1 and 80 mg once daily on days 2 and 3
Ondansetron 16–24 mg by mouth or 8–16 mg i.v. once on day 1
Dexamethasone 12 mg i.v. or by mouth once on day 1 and 8 mg b.i.d. on days 2–4
714–756
Fosaprepitant 150 mg i.v. once on day 1
Palonosetron 0.25 mg i.v. once on day 1
Dexamethasone 12 mg i.v. or by mouth once on day 1, 8 mg once on day 2, and 8 mg b.i.d. on days 3 and 4
865–868
  • a AWP = average wholesale price.

  • b Prices are rounded to the nearest dollar and reflect drug cost only.